At the annual conference of the International STM Association just before the Frankfurt Book Fair, Jim Griffin advised publishers to get serious about exploiting the rights they own.
Wiley CEO Stephen Smith says that over 50% of the company’s revenue comes from digital content and services. Prior to his appearance in Frankfurt, Smith discusses the company’s reinvention.
This year’s US Innovations Seminar of the International Association of STM Publishers focused on the impact of data mining, MOOCs and new author/researcher tools.
Cheap cloud computing, improved search and database tools, big data and a commitment to a better user experience are all driving innovation in STM publishing.
While demand for data mining of scholarly content is mounting, lack of standardization of search technologies, interfaces and licensing terms hinders its use.
Paula Gantz reports from the recent STM conference in London where the hot topics were subscription models, new revenue streams, Chinese opportunities, & more.
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Expanding into human resources, publisher John Wiley & Sons has launched a new jobs web site for STM and academic recruiters and job seekers across the globe.
PaperC has partnered with Elsevier and will be the first e-bookstore to offer individual pages and chapters for sale from the publisher.
For expanded coverage of the Brazilian book market, visit our new site and newsletter — PublishNews Brazil — powered by Publishing Perspectives. By Maria Fernanda Rodrigues, PublishNew Brazil The Brazilian publishing market continues to exhibit modest growth. According to the most recent figures released by the Brazilian Book Chamber (CBL) and the Brazilian Publishers Union (SNEL), the total market was …