At the UK’s newest university press, key points of campus-based publishing emerge: ‘You’ve just got to be really clear about why you’re innovating.’
China ‘is funding 20 new English-language journals a year,’ according to the UK’s Publishing Association report out this week. At the same time, concern is expressed about ‘ideological control.’
Al Manhal the Arabic-language ebook education company, has attracted more than a million users and updated its database to allow full-text search.
Digital has disrupted scholarly publishing too, according to the 4th ALPSP International conference, organized by the Association of Learned and Professional Scholarly Publishers.
French publishers working in the scientific and scholarly journal sector are responding to ministry calls for open content, as Canada’s copyright agency makes another donation to authors losing income in the pandemic.
In his new role of running his own small press, Richard Charkin finds success in breaking vows he made when setting it up.
Bridging a divide that saw the University of California cut ties with Elsevier two years ago, the school and publisher have a new agreement.
Exports in 2019 rose 3.3 percent over those of 2018 for the UK market, as revealed in today’s report on last year’s pre-pandemic performance.
The late George Richardson was ‘a quiet man, aware of his own shortcomings but with that instinctive knack of being a good leader.’
The new three-year pilot agreement with Berlin’s De Gruyter aligns with Iowa State’s endorsement of the OA2020 open access initiative, based in Munich.