Education News Archives: Page 2

This is page 2 of the education news archives.

Harcourt Forms an Elearning Group (June 28, 2002): Harcourt, Inc.

Nelson Announces Acquisition of Arnold Publishing (April 1, 2002): Nelson, part of The Thomson Corporation and a division of Thomson Canada Limited, announced the acquisition of Arnold Publishing, an Alberta-based publisher that develops textbooks and learning resources for social studies courses.

Houghton Mifflin Expands Online Textbook Offerings (October 24, 2001): The College Division of Houghton Mifflin Company, an educational publisher, and Rovia, Inc.

Wall Street Journal Launches (October 4, 2001): The Wall Street Journal has announced the launch of CollegeJournal.

Chalkboard Network and CMP Books Announce Partnership (October 4, 2001): The Chalkboard Network, a provider of online training courses, and CMP Books, a provider of engineering books, have signed an agreement to jointly develop a co-branded series of books and related online courses.

BritannicaSchool Website Launches (September 28, 2001): BritannicaSchool, a division of Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.

OpenMind and Seven Bridges Press Form Alliance (September 5, 2001): OpenMind Publishing Group, a collaborative publishing service, and Seven Bridges Press LLC/Chatham House Publishers, an employee-owned publishing house, announced a strategic alliance. Returns As Textbook Price Comparison Service (August 29, 2001): The BigWords.

Right Start to Acquire Zany Brainy Assets (August 17, 2001): Zany Brainy, Inc.

Yahoo Education Launches (August 8, 2001): Yahoo announced the launch of Yahoo! Education, a free resource that enables educators at college, high school and middle school levels to create a virtual classroom environment and communication center for their students.

Adobe and Education Publishers Ready Etextbooks For Fall (August 3, 2001): Adobe Systems Inc.

Wadsworth Acquires Political Science Textbook List From Holtzbrinck (July 27, 2001): Wadsworth, a division of Thomson Learning, announced the acquisition of the political science textbook list from Bedford, Freeman, and Worth, a New York-based unit of Holtzbrinck Publishers.

CNET Launches Online Courses (June 22, 2001): CNET Networks, Inc.

Ebrary Offers Its Content to Channel Partners (May 16, 2001): ebrary, an online research website, announced the commercial availability of the ebrarian solution for channel partners.

Adobe Targets Higher Education With Launch of eBook U (May 16, 2001): Adobe Systems Incorporated, a provider publishing software, has launched Adobe eBook U, a joint project between Adobe and a group of higher education institutions to explore the use and impact of ebooks on educational environments.

Ebrary To Provide Digital Reproductions of Historical Documents (May 9, 2001): ebrary, an online research resource, announced that DSI Publishing Group, a division of Digital Scanning, Inc.

Harcourt to Publish Interactive Textbooks Using CRQ Technology (May 2, 2001): Harcourt College Publishers is offering new textbooks that use :CRQ (``See Our Cue'') technology, print-to-Web technology from Dallas-based Digital:Convergence Corporation.

Scholastic Closing Literacy Place Textbooks Program (April 18, 2001): Scholastic Corporation announced that it has decided to close Scholastic Literacy Place, its basal textbook reading program.

New York Times Launches College Times Website (April 6, 2001): The New York Times, in conjunction with NYTimes.

McGraw-Hill Offers Digital Textbooks Through Metatext (April 4, 2001): McGraw-Hill Higher Education, a unit of McGraw-Hill Education, announced it has formed an alliance with MetaText, netLibrary's digital textbook division, to develop electronic versions of its college textbooks that will be ready for review this spring.