Outrage as Pearson increase ebook prices by 500% in one week | #ebooksos - campaign to investigate the academic ebook market

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#ebooksos were dismayed to learn yesterday that Pearson Education UK intend to increase the price of their ebooks by 500% on December 6th. Pearson were one of the few publishers with ebook prices that mirrored their hardcopy prices. Librarians are now faced with just a week to review their Pearson ebook licence holdings before the huge price rise. With many libraries having budgeted for the year ahead already, the timing of this increase pulls the rug from under the feet of those ever more thinly spread budgets



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Date tagged:

11/25/2021, 06:23

Date published:

11/25/2021, 09:36