The Canadian publishing industry has been dealt yet another blow in its long-running dispute over copyright and fair use in education.
World Book Day: Publishers Call for Canada’s Copyright Law To Be Fixed
Denouncing ‘systemic exploitation of creators’ and publishers,’ Access Copyright cites more than C$150 million lost in unpaid royalties.
Publishers Welcome Pandemic Support in Canada’s 2021 Budget
The English-language Association of Canadian Publishers says only a third of its membership expects to regain pre-pandemic success.
International Students, Scholars Have Access to NYU’s Pilot With ProQuest
The ProQuest-NYU Libraries project is available to thousands of international students and scholars during its pilot until August 31.
McGraw Hill’s Digital Learning Tools See Strong International Uptake
Some 15 percent of the 5.9 million activations of the McGraw Hill Connect education platform in 2020 came from outside the United States.
Columbia University Press and Howard University: A Black Diaspora Series
The new partnership between two universities, Howard and Columbia, is another example of a diversity-driven program in publishing.
US Black History Month: Macmillan Learning Awards ‘Black Stories’
Three winning university students and three instructors are honored by a new Black Stories program from Macmillan Learning.
South Africa’s Snapplify Foundation Wins Bett MEA Award for Inclusion
The new Snapplify Foundation is the winner of a 2020 Bett MEA award for its work in expanding ed-tech services’ availability in Africa.
AAP and CCC End Georgia State ‘E-Reserves’ Copyright Litigation
Citing appellate court rulings that make the plaintiffs’ point, AAP and CCC decline to pursue further appeals in a 12-year-old case.
AAP Reports 23-Percent Increase on US E-Textbooks in Fall Semester
Pandemic-era distance learning has driven up digital course material purchases by students per the Association of American Publishers.