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Gates Foundation Unveils Open-Access Platform

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation on Thursday unveiled Gates Open Research, an open-access publishing platform designed exclusively for the …

LinkedIn is rolling out a trending topics section

LinkedIn pulls a Facebook.<p>LinkedIn is known for helping people find their next job, but now it wants to help people find their news, too.<p>On Wednesday, the professional network is rolling out a “Trending” topics feed, a new section of the app where users can find a collection of recent news stories …

Facebook

LinkedIn steps closer to CRM as it gives Sales Navigator an enterprise boost

LinkedIn, the social network for the working world that is now owned by Microsoft, is quietly adding more features to fill out some of its bigger ambitions to provide more services to enterprises, tapping into its user base of more than 465 million professionals. And in the process, it’s also …

LinkedIn
21st Century

From Seattle it came: How Jeff Bezos is taking over the world

I’ve been Bezos-ified. Chances are, you have, too.<p>Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon.com, has infiltrated every corner of my day. Before I leave the …

Amazon

Gutenberg Technology and VitalSource Announce Technology Collaboration

Publishers now have a simple tool to create and distribute interactive content, thanks to a new collaboration between Gutenberg Technology Inc. and …

Print Sales Down at Wiley in Q3

John Wiley reported this morning that sales of print books plunged in the third quarter that ended January 31.<p>Revenue from what Wiley calls Education …

Markets

With textbook publishing dying, Pearson looks for new life

Dive Brief:<p>Textbook publishing giant Pearson Education reported $3.2 billion in losses in 2016, as a result of the rapid decline in traditional text …

Publishing
Barnes & Noble

Who Has All the Content? A Taxonomy of Services

Several services attempt to gather up “all” of the content across publishers. This post provides an overview and taxonomy.

2U, Inc. Reports Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2016 Financial Results

LANHAM, Md., Feb. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU), today reported financial and operating results for the fourth quarter and full …

You Can Now Purchase edX Courses on Amazon.com — Class Central

2 minute read written by Dhawal Shah . Published on February 13, 2017<p>EdX, the second largest MOOC provider in the world, has made a few of its …

MOOCs

Top Hat Raises $22.5 Million to Go After Pearson, McGraw-Hill - Bloomberg

Top Hat, the Canadian education technology startup, completed a new round of funding to give it more firepower to go after textbook publishers like …

Hats

Wiley Partners with Mattersight to Deliver Superior Student Experiences

Enterprise deployment of behavioral analytics solution drives deeper student interaction insights and increased ROI for Wiley's institutional partners<p>…

The Value of Copyright: A Publisher's Perspective

Rick Anderson asked me recently to present a talk, as part of a panel, on the “Publisher’s View of Copyright”, at the upcoming Research to Reader …

Publishing

Textbook publishers contemplate 'inclusive access' as business model of the future

The textbook publishing industry is considering a transformation that could significantly alter how faculty members assign readings, publishers make …

Higher Education

Pearson Cutting E-Book Rental Prices

BARCELONA, SPAIN – MARCH 14: John Fallon CEO of Pearson attends the ‘Microsoft in Education Global Forum’ held at the Centre Convencions Internacional Barcelona on March 14, 2014 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Robert Marquardt/Getty Images)<p>Following a bad forecast, Pearson PLC has decided to cut …

Markets

McGraw-Hill Education Launches Connect2, New Innovative Approach to Higher Education Course Design and Management

<i>Connect2 offers pre-built, customizable courses to make the course-building process more effective and less time-consuming for instructors, with a</i> …

Skillsoft Announces Brand New State-of-the-Art Learning Platform, Percipio

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--<p>Skillsoft, the global leader in eLearning, announces Percipio, its cloud based, state-of-the-art content delivery and …

Ed Map and VitalSource Ink Strategic Alliance

NELSONVILLE, Ohio, Dec. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Ed Map, Inc., a content strategy and logistics company, today announced a strategic alliance with …

ProQuest Integrates Text and Video in Seamless Search to Improve Research Experiences

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- <b>One fast, comprehensive search now encompasses content in the ProQuest platform and Alexander Street's</b> …

Dynamic Signal gets $25M led by Microsoft’s VC to replace the company bulletin board

A wave of enterprise apps, from Slack through to Facebook’s Workplace, is tackling and changing how employees communicate with each other when they are both far apart and nearby. Now another startup in the same neighborhood as these has raised a significant round of funding to scale up.<p>Dynamic …

Microsoft

Ed Map and VitalSource Ink Strategic Alliance

NELSONVILLE, Ohio, Dec. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Ed Map, Inc., a content strategy and logistics company, today announced a strategic alliance with …

The Financial Times passes another major digital milestone

Business paper claims a first by earning more revenues from digital than print<p>The Financial Times has passed another significant milestone by securing more revenues from digital than print.<p>It means that it can claim to be the first mainstream UK newspaper to be able to describe itself as a truly …

Journalism

O'Reilly Media announces live online training, available exclusively on the Safari platform

Contacts<p><b>Customer inquiries</b><br>Sales/Customer Service <br>(707) 829-0515<p><b>Press queries only</b><br>Contact Sara Winge<br>O'Reilly Media<br>(707) 827-7109<p><b>Press Release:</b> …

O'Reilly Media

Partnership between Overleaf and Cambridge University Press provides a new academic authoring experience

<b>London, UK and Boston, USA – November 30th, 2016: Three journals to provide authors with Overleaf’s cloud-based writing and collaborative features</b> …

Publishing

Business Professionals Share Published Information Regardless of Copyright Implications

DANVERS, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#copyright--New Research Report from Outsell, commissioned by Copyright Clearance Center Identifies trends in …

copyright
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