TITLE

News Briefs�

PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
Educational Marketer;8/18/2008, Vol. 39 Issue 16, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers news briefs related to the publishing industry and education in the U.S. including the release of the mathematics book "Quickstart Math" by Options Publishing Inc. in July 2008, the offering of degree online programs by DeVry University, and the consolidation of Follett Higher Education Group and Boston College Bookstore.
ACCESSION #
61355875

 

Related Articles

  • College Publishers Facing Sales Declines.  // Educational Marketer;9/26/2011, Vol. 42 Issue 19, p6 

    The article reports that according to the monthly sales report of the Association of American Publishers, the net sales of college publishers has declined as enrollment growth slows and students find alternatives to buying new textbooks in the U.S. Steven Smith, president of John Wiley & Sons,...

  • Texas Debates Science; U.S. K-12 Sales Are on Plus Side.  // Educational Marketer;9/23/2013, Vol. 44 Issue 19, p4 

    The article reports on the signs of stabilization of the PreK-12 market for instructional materials in the U.S. It says that this development occurred due to more activity in adopting states such as Texas, which is on debate over the adoption of science in its education system. It adds that...

  • College Sales Stumble in January, Down 1.4%.  // Educational Marketer;3/28/2011, Vol. 42 Issue 7, p5 

    The article reports on a monthly report from the Association of American Publishers revealing a 1.4% in the net sales of U.S. college publishers in January 2011. It notes that gross sales declined from January 2010 to 425.8 million in January 2011. It mentions that the downturn is attributed to...

  • Notice Inviting Publishers To Submit Tests for a Determination of Suitability for Use in the National Reporting System for Adult Education. Dann-Messier, Brenda // Federal Register (National Archives & Records Service, Office of;9/6/2012, Vol. 77 Issue 173, p54904 

    The article presents a notice issued by the U.S. Department of Education related to an invitation to the publishers to submit tests for review and approval for use in the National Reporting System for Adult Education (NRS). It mentions that to get more information regarding the submission,...

  • A Call for Fair Ebook Pricing. HARRIS, CHRISTOPHER // School Library Journal;Nov2012, Vol. 58 Issue 11, p14 

    The article focuses on the overpricing of ebooks at schools. The author discusses the issues the American Library Association (ALA) has with large ebook publishers, explains the difficulties publishers have selling ebooks as compared to print books, and suggests using the school size information...

  • McGraw-Hill Completes Sale to Apollo Global Management.  // Electronic Education Report;4/ 1/2013, Vol. 20 Issue 7, p3 

    The article reports on the sale of McGraw-Hill Education Inc. owned by New York-based publicly traded company McGraw-Hill Cos. to private equity firm Apollo Global Management LLC worth $2.4 billion. It notes that the move was ended following two years of speculation on the future of the...

  • What's Happening at the Core? Bayliss, Sarah // School Library Journal;Feb2014, Vol. 60 Issue 2, p18 

    The article looks at the interest of educators in the U.S. to adapt to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Topics discussed include the need of educators to assemble materials and adjust their teaching methods and the advantage of the standards to educational publishers. Also mentioned is...

  • Book marketing's next chapter. FLAMM, MATTHEW // Crain's New York Business;4/15/2013, Vol. 29 Issue 15, p6 

    The article reports that book publishers will host a 36-hour Publishing Hackaton in New York that aims to inspire programmers, designers and entrepreneurs to develop an app, widget or website that will solve the riddle of how to expose potential book buyers to title they did not know they wanted.

  • Directory of Syndicates.  // Editor & Publisher;Jul2010, Vol. 143 Issue 7, p40 

    A directory of syndicates related to the publishing sector in the U.S. is presented.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sign out of this library

Other Topics