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.’
Cengage Unlimited textbook subscription service launches later this year, giving students full access to all of Cengage digital content for the cost of $119 per semester
A new reading community site is partnering with Bowker on metadata, while Ingram’s VitalSource announces its new deal with eCampus in digital coursework.
In the latest of its moves amid East-European educational-sector interests, it proposes taking over publishing and distribution assets in Bulgaria.