Browsing by topic: educational publishing

Could Government Policy Destroy South African Publishing?

Arthur Attwell

The South African government has decided to severely restrict purchases of textbooks, undermining a market largely dependent on education sales to the government.

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EducaTablet: Latin America’s New Mobile-centric K-12 Content Platform


EducaTablet has launched a digital-content ecosystem where Latin American students can access textbooks from major publishers, in Spanish and English, online and off.

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Germany’s GRIN Extends Platform to Digital First, Int’l Publishers

Tim Maicher

Germany’s GRIN, a 14-year-old platform for academic self-publishing, is now offering services to digital-first, trade and international publishers.

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Germany’s Digital Innovators on Display at Publishers’ Forum

Klopotek's Publishers' Forum attracted more than 300 attendees

The Publishers Forum in Berlin addressed the growing development of digital products like enhanced e-books, digital textbooks, e-book subscriptions.

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Why is the Middle East Important to British Publishers?

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Demand for UK academic titles is growing and Western bestsellers are hits in the Mid East: just 2 reasons why the UK is the country focus as this week’s ADIBF.

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Amazon Moves Into Kids Books, Acquires Marshall Cavendish

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By Dennis Abrams On December 6, signed a deal to acquire over 450 titles of the US children’s trade book business of Marshall Cavendish […]

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Colombian Conglomerate Norma Shutters Adult Trade Division to Focus on Education

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Colombian media reports unhappily that publisher Norma will stop publishing adult fiction, nonfiction and self help to focus on educational publishing.

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Digital Textbooks Go Global, Go Multimedia, Go Mainstream

Ingram’s VitalSource supplies 80,000 digital textbooks in 17 languages to 1.6 million students and faculty at 6,000 campuses in 180 countries.

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Better to Sell Fewer Books with No Piracy or Sell More with More Piracy?

Is it worth enduring piracy of digital content if it means higher sales overall?

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Need To Know: Amazon Offers Kindle Textbook Rental

Amazon Kindle launches a textbook rental platform with thousands of titles, cloud storage for notes and highlights.

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