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Academics call for boycott of Elsevier

The Bookseller – 2012-01-31

Academics have called for a boycott of publisher Elsevier, saying it is involved in "the...
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Infinitas Learning acquires L J Create

The Bookseller – 2012-01-26

Infinitas Learning, the UK subsidiary of academic publisher Nelson Thornes, has acquired academic...
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Indigo acquires debut by Irish academic

The Bookseller – 2012-01-18

Orion YA imprint Indigo has acquired a debut novel about "lost memories, lost times and lost...
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TBH wins eight-way auction for Aftermath

The Bookseller – 2012-01-10

The Bodley Head has secured the rights to academic Lewis Dartnell’s new title after an...
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Paul Dacre's Daily Mail front page highlights the power of the editor

Guardian – 2012-01-08

Video following Stephen Lawrence verdict indicates the impact that the Leveson inquiry is having on the pressPaul Dacre may be the only newspaper editor not turning up to see Lord Justice Leveson over the next fortnight, but his 12-minute video...
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Monograph Wars

Publishers Weekly – 2011-12-02

Back in 2000, at a meeting at netLibrary’s headquarters in Boulder, CO, then-CEO Nancy Talmey told a group of assembled university press publishers that one “medium-sized” university press had recently pocketed two sizable checks for its previous...
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Pioneering Library-Publisher Relations

Publishers Weekly – 2011-12-02

Even in tense times, there is far more that unites publishers and libraries than divides them. And if one needs proof that librarians and publishers share common goals and can work together to mutual benefit, they need look no further than the...
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Academic sector outperforming market

The Bookseller – 2011-11-28

The surge of students attending higher education institutions ahead of funding changes in 2012...
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Christmas gifts 2011: which books will be under your tree?

Guardian – 2011-11-27

Our critics choose the books they intend to give this Christmas, and the ones they hope to receiveWhat do you think are the best books of 2011? Take part in our open thread discussion hereDiana AthillEditor and writerI am crazy about Craig Taylor's...
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EUP reports 40% rise in e-book sales

The Bookseller – 2011-11-01

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 01/11/2011 - 09:40 Sales and profit for 2011 have slumped at Edinburgh University Press at the same time the company has reported a 40% rise in year-on-year e-book sales. The Scottish academic...
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Michael Hunter wins Samuel Pepys prize

The Bookseller – 2011-10-26

Publication Date: Wed, 26/10/2011 - 08:45 Academic Michael Hunter has won the 2011 Samuel Pepys Award for his "fascinating" biography of 17th-century scientist Robert Boyle. Boyle: Between God and Science (Yale) was awarded the £2,000 prize and a...
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Samuel Pepys Award to Michael Hunter

The Bookseller – 2011-10-26

Publication Date: Wed, 26/10/2011 - 08:45 Academic Michael Hunter has won the 2011 Samuel Pepys Award for his "fascinating" biography of 17th-century scientist Robert Boyle. Boyle: Between God and Science (Yale) was awarded the £2,000 prize and a...
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OUP creates group strategy post

The Bookseller – 2011-09-26

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 26/09/2011 - 08:50 Oxford University Press has appointed Casper Grathwohl to the newly-created role of senior vice-president, group strategy. Grathwohl, who is currently vice president of...
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Bertrams completes Dawson Books acquisition

The Bookseller – 2011-09-19

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 19/09/2011 - 09:32 Bertrams has made three management team appointments, with Nick Harknett joining as group commercial director as parent company Smiths News Group completes its purchase of...
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Publishers rally to support Blackwell

The Bookseller – 2011-09-16

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 16/09/2011 - 08:30 Publishers have heeded warnings that academic booksellers had "months to survive" by offering greater support during this year's academic season, the m.d. of Blackwell has...
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Publishers rally to support Blackwell's

The Bookseller – 2011-09-16

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 16/09/2011 - 08:30 Publishers have heeded warnings that academic booksellers had "months to survive" by offering greater support during this year's academic season, the m.d. of Blackwell's has...
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Blackwell revamps website for new term

The Bookseller – 2011-09-07

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 07/09/2011 - 09:50 Blackwell has revamped its website in time for the new academic year, adding online recommendations from in-store staff. The academic retailer was the first bookshop to go online...
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Dorling Kindersley talks iPad, Android and its 'Darwinian' apps strategy

Guardian – 2011-09-07

Justin Moodie on why book publishers are experimenting and innovating on the app storesAccording to his LinkedIn profile, Justin Moodie made his first website for money "in 1994 using Notepad and Photoshop 2". In 2011 as publishing director, digital...
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So when does academic publishing get disrupted?

GigaOM – 2011-08-30

While every other aspect of traditional publishing has been disrupted by digital forces, there is one large market that remains undisturbed -- academic journals. Why has this business been able to resist the tide of change that is sweeping through...
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TLS "commited to standards" after Duguid loss

The Bookseller – 2011-08-03

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Thu, 04/08/2011 - 09:00 The editor of the Times Literary Supplement has said the newspaper's "commitment to continuing and enhancing TLS standards of criticism... remains absolute," despite announcing...
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