Publishing

Project MUSE is partnering with UNSILO, a Cactus Communications (CACTUS) brand that develops artificial intelligence(AI)-powered solutions for publishers, to implement robust new AI-driven content recommendations throughout its massive collection of books and journals in the humanities and social sciences.

Posted 06 July 2021

Clarivate announced it will acquire ProQuest from the privately-held, family-owned, Cambridge Information Group and the minority owner Atairos. Both these library titans are deeply embedded in libraries worldwide so this industry consolidation has significant implications not only for investors but also for the entire information industry, broadly defined.

Posted 01 June 2021

Quartex, an Adam Matthew Digital SaaS platform, announced the launch of Handwritten Text Recognition (HTR) Transcription, which creates automated, fully searchable transcriptions of manuscript assets with a single click.

Posted 01 June 2021

The BookSubMarine portal makes it easier for authors from all academic disciplines to submit their theses and dissertations for publication as a book and provides comprehensive support throughout the publication process.

Posted 04 May 2021

The goal of Google News Initiative is to support news organizations around the world to not only ensure that quality journalism endures but also to fight against misinformation and disinformation. It provides training and funding towards that end. Three recent projects benefit not only journalism but also the essential need for access to information that is trustworthy, reliable and complete.

Posted 06 April 2021

An unprecedented digitization program makes out-of-print works by George L. Hersey, Richard Freedman, Mark Jarzombek, Moshe Safdie, Peter Rowe, Galen Cranz, Arthur Pulos, Gilbert Hubert, and others now available as ebooks for the first time.

Posted 06 April 2021

RBmedia, the largest audiobook producer in the world, has expanded its Spanish-language content by acquiring Booka's audiobook publishing business and its full catalog of Spanish language titles.

Posted 01 March 2021

The United Nations SDG Publishers Compact, established at the end of 2020, encourages scholarly publishers in their activities to speed up progress towards the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Posted 01 March 2021

Advances in machine-generated content are changing scholarly publishing and Springer Nature is in the forefront of adopting its usage. What does this mean for researchers, scholarly publishing and librarians?

Posted 05 January 2021

The London Book Fair Moves to June 2021, with Andy Ventris Announced as New Director, with the aim of bringing the publishing industry together in person for first time since the outbreak of Covid-19.  

Posted 16 November 2020

Moody's acquisition of Acquire Media provides indications about the future of news aggregators but raises questions about library access to Moody's full range of analytics products.

Posted 03 November 2020

The Next Generation Library Publishing project has published a report that seeks to improve the publishing pathways and choices available to authors, editors and readers

Posted 03 November 2020

The Educational Publishers Enforcement Group (EPEG) publishers, consisting of Cengage, Elsevier, Macmillan Learning, McGraw Hill and Pearson, have obtained a Preliminary Injunction from the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York against 63 eBook websites that sell illegal, unlicensed eBooks using the functionalities of Google and Microsoft.

Posted 06 October 2020

A freely available toolkit helps academic book authors to better understand open access book publishing.

Posted 06 October 2020

The purchase of SlideShare from LinkedIn by Scribd raises questions about slide and document sharing.

Posted 01 September 2020

Clarivate Plc , known in library circules for the Web of Science, Cortellis, Derwent, CompuMark, MarkMonitor and Techstreet, signed a definitive agreement to combine with CPA Global, a global leader in intellectual property software and tech-enabled services.

Posted 04 August 2020

The eight shortlists for the 2020 Nibbies have been revealed.

Posted 20 March 2020

A shortlist of eight titles for each of the Medals has been revealed.

Posted 19 March 2020

Three-year agreement offers open access and publishing.

Posted 17 February 2020

Annual figure exceeds 10,000 for the first time.

Posted 17 February 2020

Move will help strengthen Taylor & Francis' capabilities in open access and open research and will extend its range of innovative publishing services.

Posted 13 January 2020

The deal will enable greater visibility, impact, efficiency, transparency and sustainability in the dissemination of German research.

Posted 13 January 2020

The University Press Redux Sustainability Award will be presented at the ALPSP conference in March 2020

Posted 08 January 2020

Facebook will remove videos modified by AI and designed to deceive.

Posted 08 January 2020

Report highlights the distorting effect of hyper-authored articles on citation and impact analysis.

Posted 10 December 2019

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