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Gale Supports Public Libraries With New Digital Early Literacy Resource

Gale Supports Public Libraries With New Digital Early Literacy Resource

Supporting public libraries’ life-long learning initiatives, Gale, a part of Cengage Learning, is pleased to announce Miss Humblebee’s Academy, a new early literacy product that will assist the library’s youngest learners in building foundational literacy skills. Partnering with Miss Humblebee LLC., Gale has co-developed a robust product tailored specifically to the public library user, which includes the assessment tools libraries[Read More…]

by April 28, 2015 World
Columbia University Press Selects De Gruyter as Distribution Partner for Electronic Content

Columbia University Press Selects De Gruyter as Distribution Partner for Electronic Content

Columbia University Press and De Gruyter are proud to announce their global distribution partnership for ebook content. De Gruyter will electronically distribute a selection of current CUP publications and an extensive backlist of over 1,000 eBooks. Furthermore, in a joint digitalization project, over 3,000 out-of-print titles will be made available as eBooks and hardcover reprints. This transatlantic partnership will expand[Read More…]

by April 28, 2015 World
Publishers Applaud Congress for Introduction of Balanced TPA Legislation

Publishers Applaud Congress for Introduction of Balanced TPA Legislation

The Association of American Publishers (AAP) commends Chairman Hatch, Senator Wyden and Chairman Ryan for the introduction of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation. The Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 recognizes the importance of strong intellectual property protection for strengthening global economies through creativity and innovation. Publishers urge Congress to move quickly to enact this legislation. The[Read More…]

by April 22, 2015 World
Simba Launches New Quarterly Report Series On Growing Ed Tech Startup Industry

Simba Launches New Quarterly Report Series On Growing Ed Tech Startup Industry

Demand for technology-based educational resources aimed at improving student achievement at all grade levels is spurring unprecedented activity in the development of new products. The result has been the creation of a lively startup industry that is changing the overall educational publishing industry and challenging traditional ways of providing education in schools and colleges, according to Simba Information’s new Ed[Read More…]

by April 21, 2015 World
SAGE wins International Academic and Professional Publisher Award at the London Book Fair International Excellence Awards 2015

SAGE wins International Academic and Professional Publisher Award at the London Book Fair International Excellence Awards 2015

SAGE has announced that it has won the International Academic and Professional Publisher Award at the London Book Fair International Excellence Awards, in association with The Publishers Associations. The awards were presented on Tuesday, on the first day of the London Book Fair (LBF), at the London Olympia. The LBF is considered Europe’s leading international spring book fair and welcomes[Read More…]

by April 21, 2015 World
IMA Expands Influence in India, Signs New Strategic Partners and Launches Eight New Chapters

IMA Expands Influence in India, Signs New Strategic Partners and Launches Eight New Chapters

To provide training and certification tools for a growing group of accounting and finance professionals in India, IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants) has announced a partnership agreement with John Wiley and Sons, Inc. (Wiley), publisher of the CMA Learning System (CMALS), and Miles Professional Education (Miles), a major professional certification course provider in India. Under the agreement, Miles commits significant[Read More…]

by April 13, 2015 World
CCC and IPR License collaborate to help publishers discover and secure rights to republish full works

CCC and IPR License collaborate to help publishers discover and secure rights to republish full works

Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), a global licensing and content solutions organization, has partnered with IPR License to simplify and speed up the process for rightsholders to search, offer, negotiate and complete transactions on a range of subsidiary rights deals through IPR’s online marketplace. CCC refers users seeking subsidiary rights to IPR License, while IPR License transfers rights and permissions[Read More…]

by April 8, 2015 World
CHORUS issues Progress Report on first eight months in full production mode

CHORUS issues Progress Report on first eight months in full production mode

CHORUS (Clearinghouse for the Open Research of the United States), a cost-effective and sustainable public access solution, today issued a Progress Report on its first eight months in full production mode, which also coincides with the period since CHORUS was named by the US Department of Energy (DOE) as part of its public access solution. “CHORUS is up and running,[Read More…]

by April 8, 2015 World
McGraw-Hill Education announces completely reengineered, tablet-friendly interface for ALEKS

McGraw-Hill Education announces completely reengineered, tablet-friendly interface for ALEKS

McGraw-Hill Education today announced a completely reengineered, tablet-friendly interface for ALEKS® (Assessment and LEarning in Knowledge Spaces), an innovative, adaptive learning system that provides an individualized learning experience for K-20 students based on their unique strengths and weaknesses. While the new ALEKS interface will officially be released to existing users on June 1, a free trial version is currently available to[Read More…]

by April 8, 2015 World
HighWire Launches Stackly

HighWire Launches Stackly

HighWire Press, Inc., the leading technology platform and strategic partner to influential scholarly publishers and societies, is pleased to announce the launch of its latest product, Stackly (Stackly.org), a web-based toolset for content collection, organization, storage, and peer-to-peer collaboration. Stackly integrates seamlessly into publication sites, offering publishers a proactive way to promote content and engage with the research community. Stackly[Read More…]

by April 2, 2015 World
IPR License and Digi-Rights® announce promotional rights and licensing campaign for self-published authors

IPR License and Digi-Rights® announce promotional rights and licensing campaign for self-published authors

IPR License, the global rights and licensing trading platform, and Digi-Rights® a global provider of Automated Rights Solutions, have announced the launch of a promotional campaign to help greater numbers of US-based self-published authors to showcase and monetise the rights they hold to their works. Tom Chalmers, Managing Director of IPR License, commented: “Growing numbers of self-published authors are realising[Read More…]

by April 1, 2015 World
Nature Index 2015: Asia-Pacific consolidates reputation as high-quality scientific research power house

Nature Index 2015: Asia-Pacific consolidates reputation as high-quality scientific research power house

The Asia-Pacific (APAC) region has maintained its world-leading reputation for high-quality scientific research, according to the Nature Index APAC supplement 2015, published today as a supplement of Nature. APAC nations contributed more than 25% of articles included in the Nature Index database in 2014. China leads the way in the region, trailing only the United States in the total number[Read More…]

by April 1, 2015 World