Ask a sampling of your book industry peers, and you will find that most publishing careers do not begin with an engineering degree.
Book Business and Publishing Executive magazines have announced the 2010 inductees into the Publishing Executive Hall of Fame, the industry's most prestigious awards recognition for excellence in book and magazine publishing production and manufacturing.
Around the very same time that BusinessWeek reported that "E-Book Readers Bomb on College Campuses"—referring to negative feedback from students on Amazon's test program where it distributed the Kindle DX to select classes at seven universities—Osman Rashid and Babur Habib, co-founders of the new Kno e-reading device, were premiering the e-reader, which the co-founders say is perfect for the textbook market, at the 2010 D Conference, D8 (by All Things Digtal).
Cengage Learning, a leading global provider of innovative teaching, learning and research solutions, today announced that the company will consolidate its business units into one streamlined operating group, a new structure that will allow for greater synergies, more focused technology investments and increased innovation both domestically and internationally. The move brings together the company’s Academic and Professional Group (APG), including such well-known brands as South-Western, Delmar, Wadsworth and Brooks/Cole, with the market leading library/reference group, Gale, and the company’s international operations. The transition will begin immediately, and is expected to be completed in September, 2010.
(PRESS RELEASE) Cengage Learning, a leading global provider of print and digital teaching, learning and research solutions for the academic, professional and library markets, today unveiled CengageCourse, a suite of digital solutions and services that improves student engagement and learning outcomes, helping instructors and academic institutions navigate the changing education landscape.