Internship diary: A Few Days in Rights

Internship diary: A Few Days in Rights

Kalpana Sharma recently spent a few days working in the Rights and Permissions team at Cambridge University Press and learnt about the varied role that they play. What did she discover? On my first day, I dealt with some ‘Showrounds’ which are the Product Information sheets created by the marketing and sales departments. They contain book titles, authors and

Internship Diary: ELT Data Management at Cambridge University Press

Having recently completed her major project, Kalpana Sharma tells us about her internship in ELT Data Management at Cambridge University Press. I had a six-week internship in ELT Data Management at Cambridge University Press (CUP), and worked as part of the Knowledge Management Team. The Knowledge Management Team is responsible for providing efficient, reliable and

The University of Pearson?: Degrees for all

With Universities charging higher prices for degrees, Pearson is bringing some hope to the less well off with its innovative degree scheme. Current student, Kalpana Sharma takes us through some of the positive outcomes. The future educational aspirations of the young generation may have just received a surprising boost with the news that one of

How Chemistry is Saving Millions of Printed Books

Advances in chemistry are helping to preserve old books for future generations, a valuable process that is needed in the days when the printed word seems to be disappearing. Kalpana Sharma investigates… We are all living in the 21st Century, where most commercials sectors, including publishing, have embraced technology. Digital culture is spreading quickly and

What is Publishing – an Art or Science?

Is publishing an art, or science? Kalpana Sharma gives her thoughts on how these two forms apply to the industry and formulates her own conclusion. When we produce the information in a format and make it available to the consumers, we define it as publishing or producing books. Publishing is a form of communication, where