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.
Germany’s GRIN, a 14-year-old platform for academic self-publishing, is now offering services to digital-first, trade and international publishers.
If college stadiums, classrooms, cafeterias and all other amenities for students are branded and/or plastered with ads by corporations, why not textbooks?
With 11 million readers of their ad-supported free textbooks in 2011 and 50 million expected for 2012, Bookboon is big and prepping to go after the US market.
A sudden change in school curriculum by the new conservative government in Spain may cost textbook publishers close to 100 million euros. Lawsuits await.
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Digital has disrupted scholarly publishing too, according to the 4th ALPSP International conference, organized by the Association of Learned and Professional Scholarly Publishers.
Expanding into human resources, publisher John Wiley & Sons has launched a new jobs web site for STM and academic recruiters and job seekers across the globe.
Cambridge University Press opens digital distribution platform for libraries to academic publishers and other university presses