The economic impact of the potential new Open Access (OA) policy from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) is detailed in a new report published today.
The latest findings of the Publishers Association’s UK publishing workforce survey show that while publishing continues to meet its target to employ at least 50% women in senior roles within five years, there has been little progress in its other target of increasing the ethnic diversity of employees.
The shortlist for the 2020 Parliamentary Book Awards, the only political book awards voted for by parliamentarians, has been unveiled today, including titles by David Lammy, broadcaster Iain Dale, former Sheffield Mayor Magid Magid, broadcaster and journalist Helen Lewis, and The Secret Barrister.
The Publishers Association, Pop Up Projects and House of Illustration have partnered to host five webinars which aim to support the professional development of aspiring and emerging illustrators from underrepresented and marginalised communities.
We spoke to Dan Conway, Director of External Affairs at the Publishers Association, and Catherine Etienne, Senior Associate at Frontier Economics, about what the People plus Machines: The Role of Artificial Intelligence in Publishing report tells us about AI and publishing.
Catherine Etienne, Senior Associate at Frontier Economics, writes about her experience researching and writing the People Plus Machines: The Role of Artificial Intelligence in Publishing report.
#LoveAudio - a celebration of audiobooks - returns for a fourth year and will run from Monday 21 to Friday 25 September 2020.
In the third year of their ongoing partnership, the Northern Fiction Alliance and Publishers Association are joining forces for a series of online workshops designed to upskill and inspire small publishers. The three workshops will cover how to break into the audiobook market (23 September), maximise title visibility online (1 October), and hire a Publishing…
Liz Ferguson (VP Editorial Development at Wiley and Chair of our Academic Publishers Council) and Andrew Robinson (Director of Higher Education EMEA at Cengage Learning and Chair of our Higher & Further Education Publishers Council) write about the highlights and trends for academic and professional, higher and further education publishing in 2019. 2019 saw the…
Jane Harley, UK Policy & Partnerships Director at Oxford University Press and Chair of our Education Publishers Council, writes about the highlights and trends for education publishing in 2019. In these challenging times, it is good to look back on 2019 and reflect on some of the positives. Our expanding global customer base demonstrates the…