OU Press celebrates financial growth

Last week, the Oxford University Press (OUP) reported an impressive 11 percent headline growth, with a £847.4 million turnover, and a trading surplus headline growth of 24 percent. The company said it had seen “good underlying growth” in both its academic and educational businesses. The academic division increased turnover by 2.4 percent, the result of […]

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Dictionaries for Refugees: OUP helping out at Calais

Oxford University Press have made their Oxford Arabic Dictionary available to refugees and aid workers for free online. The dictionary, first published in August 2014, purports to be ‘the most authoritative English–Arabic/Arabic–English dictionary ever published’, and retails at £65.The extensive work is currently fully accessible on mobile and tablet devices, as part of an effort […]

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Classical literature “gamified” to encourage children

Oxford University Press has announced a partnership with a mobile and social web game developer to “gamify” popular classical literature for children. SecretBuilders, the developer, will introduce characters and plots in digital format, with the aim of engaging children and teenagers up to the age of 15 in classical literature. This entertaining digital learning experience […]

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