The Canadian Association of Research Libraries has released a plan to improve open and effective scholarly communication between publishers, libraries, researchers and others.
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.
The season puts Richard Charkin in mind of a dozen things he’d like to see arrive, come about, or evolve by Twelfth Night.
The annual Frankfurter Buchmesse gathering of the European Federation of Publishers is set for October 21 at midday.
Four publishing houses were merged by Walter De Gruyter in 1923. The new digitization brought 10,000 out-of-print titles back into availability.
In his new role of running his own small press, Richard Charkin finds success in breaking vows he made when setting it up.