Hunt Valley, MD—Announced today, Sheridan has acquired PubFactory, the industry-lauded online publishing platform for journals, books, and reference works, from O’Reilly Media. PubFactory will continue to be based out of Boston, MA, and will blend seamlessly into the Sheridan stable of publisher technology products and services. The PubFactory team has been developing and delivering scholarly…
Arcadia Publishing and The History Press, publishers of books on local and regional history and interests, have acquired Palmetto Publishing Group and launched a new "hybrid" imprint, Vertel.
As educational publishers continue to deal with dramatic changes in the college and school markets, two high-placed executives at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and Cengage will leave their roles later this year.
The Polis Books publisherhas opted to self-publish his new novel, a prescient tale about a businessman-turned-President with a secret past, keeping the title entirely separate from his house's list.
Licenses for the youngest readers are abundant on the show floor.
LSU has filed a lawsuit against Elsevier, claiming the publisher is wrongly blocking students in its veterinary school from accessing the library’s Elsevier subscriptions. Elsevier officials, meanwhile, are characterizing the contract dispute as a negotiation, and say they hope to settle it commercially.
Tor Labs will launch this summer with a 14-episode podcast called 'Steal the Stars' about two government employees guarding a crashed UFO.
The social media and charity initiative is timed to the publisher's 200th anniversary. It aims to stress the importance of literacy, and will donate $200,000 to literacy-related charities.