US industry notes: Wiley acquires peer-review specialist J&J Editorial, and Open Road announces first-half revenue gains in 2021.
The co-directors of the Cambridge-based ebook publisher are to stay with the company as Open Road buys it.
PRH’s international sales shifts affects work in Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East; Taylor & Francis and Jisc partner on open access.
Widening its newly announced Scribd Audio program, the subscription service announces new Spanish-language audiobooks for its Mexican users.
Authors in France who retrieve their rights but find that their books still are being marketed now have an avenue to appeal.
Subscribers pay £6 monthly for author interviews and other features at the new LoveReading LitFest video offering, a marketing outlet.
The list of rights and licensing events grows as March without London Book Fair approaches. And Regency romance has its day online.
Fran Toolan remains CEO for at least three years, as the US subsidiary of Tokyo’s Media Do acquires all shares of Firebrand and NetGalley.
Touting its one-year-old Méxican service as a success, the company is opening a new advertising effort, buoyed by pandemic-era activity.
Produced in English and adding content at a rapid clip, Deutsche Welle’s DW Books is widely internationalized and themed to current affairs.