Finding itself among a handful of European Union nations still with a state-controlled textbook market, Slovakia, says parliament member Branislav Gröhling, must change.
New reporting in the Russian news media say that the educational sector’s large runs and distribution to the provinces help make textbooks attractive to organized crime.
A new Penguin Random House site for educators markets curriculum-relevant titles from both the frontlist and backlist. And two programs are providing tens of thousands of Cengage’s new subscription to students.
A study commissioned by Ingram finds that students delay or avoid purchasing expensive textbooks. Education publishers respond with digital textbooks.
The first-announced institutional contract for the Cengage Unlimited subscription model for its digitally delivered college curriculum course materials has been signed for the 2018-2019 school year by New Mexico’s University of the Southwest.
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
As it reaches its third anniversary, UCL Press declares its open access–only model a success, calling it as transformational today as ‘the invention of movable type printing.’
How are authors’ contractual rights with a publisher best handled when the house rolls out a digital subscription offer and promises that its entire content library will be on offer that way? An authors’ lawsuit of Cengage is calling the question.
Promising as much as 70-percent savings over ‘the costs of traditional bound print textbooks,’ McGraw-Hill Education is teaming with Barnes & Noble Education. MBS Textbook Exchange and Chegg on an ebook and textbook rental program.
Russian publisher Prosveshchenie accuses Ventana-Graf of wrongfully using its logo on thousands of textbooks—and that those books are therefore ‘counterfeit.’