Private equity firm Bridgepoint Capital Limited is buying the Education division of Wolters Kluwer.
Oxford Journals, a division of Oxford University Press, is opening a representative office in China.
German researchers will have access to all Emerald journals between 1994 and 2005 thanks to a new agreement between the publisher and Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft.
Elsevier has bought the Beilstein Database, the world's largest compilation of chemical facts in the field of organic chemistry.
The publishing services division of Apex CoVantage has been selected to create a multi-million page digital archive of medical journals for a major association.
The new publishing services company formed from the merger of Ingenta and VISTA International will be listed on the AIM stock exchange from tomorrow.
Four national ICT bodies have begun a multinational tender process to explore with publishers the possibility of cross-border licensing arrangements.
Hindawi Publishing has changed its last two subscription-based journals to an open-access publishing model.
Springer has acquired 29 journals from Transaction Publishers to strengthen its social-sciences position.
Cambridge Information Group (CIG) has acquired ProQuest Information and Learning, which it will combine with its CSA subsidiary.