Publishing Industry News

Academic Publishing News Roundup: November 2015

Academic journal publisher profits might not last forever Justin Fox’s article at Bloomberg View acknowledges the profits made by journal publishers who don’t have to pay for the content they publish. It examines academic publishing’s history and how journals have…

Academic Publishing News Roundup: October 2015

Columbia University Press partners with Russian translation nonprofit The literary nonprofit Read Russia, which seeks to present Russian classics, modern words, and genre fiction to English-speaking audiences, has partnered with Columbia University Press to publish 125 Russian titles into English.…

Book Publishing: 5 Key Topics of the Month

October, 2014: Every month, we highlight 5 key topics or new developments in the book publishing industry, with a special emphasis on academic publishing. Whether data, news or commentary, we aim to keep you informed.   We Need the Humanities As Much…

Book publishing: 5 Key Topics of the Month

  September, 2014: Every month, we highlight 5 key topics or new developments in the book publishing industry, with a special emphasis on academic publishing. Whether data, news or commentary, we aim to keep you informed.   Nature goes Open…

Celebrating Indian Independence Day

As India celebrates its 68th anniversary of independence from colonial rule, many look to the massive political demonstrations and innovative theorists that prompted sociopolitical change. While such things were highly effective in attaining independence, a number of playwrights in colonial…

Business & Literature: An Unexpected Duo

Interview

Just recently, there was a very interesting article by Maurice Biriotti (founder and chief executive of SHM) in the Guardian about how literature and the humanities can instruct and aid our methods of conducting business. The hardest lesson to learn…

Timeless Writing in an Academic World

A History of Russia Volume 1

The academic field is always evolving and changing. New ideas and concepts are frequently being introduced and, as a result, textbooks with the most up-to-date information are in demand. The academic publishing industry has responded to this need and new…