Cairo-based Kotobee, sister company to BookBake, has launched a new tool for developing interactive textbooks in the Arab world.
Jan Reichelt of Elsevier’s Mendeley platform for managing and sharing research papers discusses how tech is changing the way in which academics build a reputation.
Open Access (OA) is picking up steam in publishing circles. But there’s the fear that if everything becomes OA, it will curtail research authors’ income.
IPR License’s Tom Chalmers talks to a trio of university press directors about their strategies for pursuing foreign rights sales.
Following yesterday’s look at trade publishing, George Lossius, CEO of Publishing Technology, predicts five trends for the academic publishing sector in 2014.
As a result of the need to archive tweets and digital ephemera, top tier author’s are likely to see an earlier pay day for their life’s work.
This week’s publishing news from Brazil covers the Brazilian honors at the Bologna Book Fair, 70 authors announced for Frankfurt, Kindle Paperwhite launch, and more.
It is widely acknowledged that the e-textbook market is yet to fulfill its promise and potential. Why do adoption levels remain so low?
George Lossius forecasts a year of significant change for academic publishing, including more consolidation, improved digital textbooks and the rise of mobile.
A presentation at the Frankfurt Book Fair explored how publishers can take a lesson on metadata and discoverability from online academic journals.