At Cambridge University Press, Paul Colbert is seeing a growing demand for English-language learning materials. Here he discusses the good and bad of English as a lingua franca.
‘We want a new library of 100 great books by women’ says Hay Festival founder Peter Florence, as Cambridge University Press opens this year’s selection of free-to-read International Women’s Day content.
Cambridge University Press launches a selection of journals in its Core content sharing program, which offers subscribers read-only links.
The Chinese authorities, says IPA chief Michiel Kolman, “put individual publishers in an impossible situation” in censoring journal articles.
‘State attempts to control the flow of information, especially in the digital space, are short-sighted and misguided,’ says a new statement from the IPA.
Cambridge University Press swiftly restores censored ‘China Quarterly’ articles. The UK’s Unicorn announces a new series in Chinese contemporary art books.
Another author-services program in the academic sector opens, as a UK-US partnership offers editing for writers for whom English is a second language.
Citing ‘education and research for everyone and by everyone,’ Cambridge University Press’ leadership offers pertinent readings for International Women’s Day.
When you ask leading university press personalities, the phrase you keep hearing about the ‘sheer joy’ of attending trade shows is?—’face-to-face.’
World Book Day on Thursday typically woos young people toward reading, but Cambridge University Press wants them on the payroll.
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