Free Content Comes at a High Price - IPA Raises Questions about Open Educational Resources

The International Publishers Association (IPA) has published a policy paper outlining the publishing industry perspective on Open Educational Resources (OER).

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What Works? 2013 report

IPA organised its first ever international education conference in conjunction with the London Book Fair, on 17 April 2013.

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New president to head world’s biggest publisher body in the Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking worlds

The Grupo Iberoamericano de Editores (GIE), which groups major publishers from across Latin America, Spain and Portugal, has elected Mexican publisher José Ignacio Echeverria to be its new president for the next four years, during GIE’s annual meeting at the Guadalajara Book Fair.

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U.S. Register of Copyrights Maria Pallante 'removed from her job'

According to a Billboard report, U.S. Register of Copyrights Maria Pallante was removed from her job on Friday (October 21) by the Librarian of Congress, Carla Hayden, who has authority over the Copyright Office. Pallante, who is known for her fair treatment of content creators, has been appointed as a senior digital strategy adviser for the Library of Congress, although industry watchers believe she was pushed out.

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IPA 2016 Annual Report released in new three-in-one format

The IPA annual report was presented to the General Assembly this week in Frankfurt. This year’s report is more compact than in previous years, and covers the key aspects of the IPA’s work over the period between October 2015 and October 2016, such as Freedom to Publish, Copyright, Educational Publishing, Literacy, and Accessibility.

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Michiel Kolman to succeed Richard Charkin as IPA President

Frankfurt — The International Publishers Association (IPA) General Assembly today elected Dutch publisher Michiel Kolman (Elsevier) to be the next President of the IPA, when incumbent Richard Charkin (Bloomsbury) completes his two-year mandate, on 1 January 2017.

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