The London-based educational publisher Pearson is designated today by Benetech as a ‘Global Certified Accessible Publisher.
HP’s White Paper for Publishers: ‘Reduce Your Carbon Footprint’
As world publishing looks for ways to lessen its environmental impact, HP’s new white paper lays out a print-on-demand model. (Sponsored)
Education Publishers Push Digital Content as the New School Year Begins
A study commissioned by Ingram finds that students delay or avoid purchasing expensive textbooks. Education publishers respond with digital textbooks.
Prosveshchenie and Pearson in Educational Content Distribution Deal in Russia
In Russia, there is a growing demand for English language learning. Russian publisher Prosveshchenie announces a joint venture with Pearson to supply educational material to the market
Three Publishers, Two Distributors: Combatting Counterfeit Print Textbooks
In an effort to combat counterfeit print textbooks, distributors partner with publishers on a protocol of inspection and alerts.
High Priced Textbook Adoption Spurs Debate in California
When a California State University-Fullerton professor was “reprimanded” for his refusal to use a $180 textbook, a debate ensued over textbook adoption.
The Data Innovation Conundrum in Higher Education
Education publishers and edtech startups came together at the BISG Higher Education Conference to discuss the challenges of this changing marketplace.
Controversy: Pearson Publishing Monitoring Students’ Twitter Posts
The New York Times reports that educational publisher Pearson has been ‘monitoring student media’ to find possible leaks of the company’s tests.
Random House and Penguin in Talks over Potential Merger
Pearson and Bertelsmann are in talks over a potential merger of Random House and Penguin, giving them a combined 25% market share in the US and UK.
Biggest Publishers’ 2011 Revenue Hits $68bn, But Dwarfed By Tech Companies
54 companies make the annual list of the world’s largest publishing companies by revenue, with Pearson sitting on top with $8.4bn. All together equal $68bn.
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