April 2011
Information Today;Apr2011, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p10
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This section offers news briefs on the information industry as of April 2011. Wiley-Blackwell is teaming up with the British Educational Research Association to publish the British Journal of Educational Technology (BJET). Cengage Learning's Gale joined scholars from the Economics for Equity and Environment on a series of essays and bibliographies on environmental topics geared toward a collegiate audience. McGraw-Hill Education acquired private software company Bookette, known for its smart-scoring engine that evaluates high volumes of student writing.


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