In today’s installment in his exclusive monthly series, Richard Charkin recounts the development of ‘one of the great digital projects of our time.’
From Scroll.in: After more than 100 years of publication in English, Oxford University Press in India is embarking on projects in Bengali and Hindi.
With investments from China’s Qtone and Oxford University Press, ed-tech accelerator Emerge Education is engaging with ‘the old school together with the new school.’
‘The world of publishing has evolved one small step and then stopped,’ says a digital entrepreneur, one of three whose Israeli startup is collaborating with the venerable Oxford University Press.
Oxford University Press author Naomi S. Baron of American University talks about findings from her survey of students’ fondness for print books.
The UK’s Daily Mail reports that Oxford University Press has banned sausages and pigs from children’s books in an attempt “to avoid offense.”
Editors from Algonquin Books, Oxford University Press and Dalkey Archive discuss the first books they acquired, in an interview with Matt Seidel for The Millions.
Two African OUP subsidiaries have been blacklisted from bidding on World Bank contracts for the next three years.
OUP’s David Bowers discusses some of the main issues at the International Rights Directors Meeting, including Brazil, apps, and technology.
By Daniel Kalder NEW YORK: Founded seven years ago, MarkLogic is the maker of a database for “unstructured data” — which these days consists of 80% of the information on the Internet, including documents, emails, social media posts, tweets, pictures, video, blogs, and research data. Currently growing at an exponential rate, managing this type of information can be time-intensive and …