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The PA at London Book Fair 2013

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As in previous years, the PA is organising or involved in a number of events prior and during this year's London Book Fair.

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The Publishers Association's comment on the clauses on press regulation

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Responding to the clauses on press regulation, passed as amendments to the Crime and Courts Bill yesterday, Richard Mollet, Chief Executive of The Publishers Association, said:

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Statement on Legal case against Delhi University and Rameshwari photocopy shop

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As publishers we strive to disseminate our materials as widely as possible; balancing the need to ensure our titles are accessible to the audiences they serve whilst compensating fairly those that develop and produce high quality content.

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Publishing Research Consortium publishes new Guide to Text and Data Mining

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Press Release London

London, 28 February 2013 –The Publishing Research Consortium (PRC), a group representing publishers and societies supporting objective global research into scholarly communication, has published a new ‘start here’ Guide which aims to explain text and data mining. 

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Educational publishing from the UK- 2013 edition

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The PA has produced a new version of its popular, easy-to-read, colourful and self-explanatory Educational publishing from the UK brochure explaining what UK educational publishers do, and what they have to offer to overseas markets. 

The PA hopes it can be used as an aide-memoire to government officials when they go overseas, and be given to both UK Trade & Investment's overseas commercial officers and their education team in the UK.

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PA releases new market report on Brazil

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In the last ten years Brazil has been gradually opening up its economic, educational and cultural frontiers to an increasing extent with other South American countries and with the world in general, with a consequent need to update its society in the areas of information, education, technology and science. The publishing industry has also played an important role in this process, by providing improved access to education, information and leisure, whether in Portuguese, English or other languages. 

In light of the increasing focus on Brazil,, the PA commissioned publishing consultants Marcela Canizo and Rob Francis to compile a full market report on the book market This 150-page report is available free of charge to PA members and GPI subscribers by clicking Read More below. Otherwise this report is available to purchase through the PA's online bookshop

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PA releases mini market profile on Kazakhstan

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With English becoming a compulsory subject from the 1st grade throughout Kazakhstan from September 2013, the PA has compiled a mini market profile to provide members with an insight on the book market in this country. 

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PA Comment on the House of Lords Inquiry into Open Access

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Press Release London

London, 22 February 2013 – Commenting on the report of the House of Lords Science & Technology Committee inquiry into the implementation of open access policy, The Publishers Association’s Chief Executive, Richard Mollet, said:

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Aid Projects Alert February 2013

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In this month's issue there are nine new projects and four approvals and one tender.

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PA Comment on the growth of the e-book market

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Press Release London

London, 18 January 2013 - Commenting on the growth of the e-book market, as outlined in The Bookseller’s research, Richard Mollet, CEO, The Publishers Association, said:

The significant growth in the e-book market shows that readers’ preferences appear to be settling in the middle-way.

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Creating a 21st century reading service: results announced from new library/publisher skills sharing project

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Press Release London

London, 17 January 2013 – As digital reading trends move ever-faster, a special event held today addressed the urgent need for libraries to embrace new technologies in order to take their vital support for readers online.

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