The Italian Publishers Association and the market’s booksellers are appealing for more government funding for poorer students’ books.
The University Press Library platform at Germany’s De Gruyter now hosts scholarly content from all 17 Canadian university presses.
The International Publishers Association’s Karine Pansa in Portugal speaks of rising threats to publishing’s framework of protections.
The Basel-based Karger, founded in 1890, has partnered with the UK’s Kortext on an NHS-England digital publishing program.
The Brazilian state of São Paulo’s educational publishers went to court this month to turn around a state school-content program.
The year’s first half showed US book sales up, but June revenue was down 0.9%, at $4.1 billion; children’s and YA were down 6.3%.
‘Canada is an international embarrassment’: A consortium of English- and French-language copyright advocates take the fight to Parliament Hill.
In the US, sales of books for adults and education were up in May, as children’s books slid again, per AAP’s StatShot.
A new level of Canada’s copyright emergency: ‘The hollowing out of Access Copyright,’ has caused a 79-percent loss to rights holders.
AAP’s StatShot shows the United States market’s trade revenues were down 2.0 percent in the first four months, at US$2.8 billion.