Making your content accessible: a guide for ELT publishers

It’s estimated that one billion people, or 15% of the world's population, experience some form of disability. Although there is a moral and business case for ELT publishers to make their books accessible to disabled students currently less than 10% of the world’s printed materials can be read by someone with a print disability. This [...]

Do you know your known knowns?: A Reflection from BookMachine's 5th Birthday

As Assistant Production Editor at emc design, one part of my job that I really enjoy is attending events within the publishing industry. My first blog post is inspired by the BookMachine talk we attended in London in September. George Walkley at BookMachine: The Next Five Years of Publishing. Credit: Sam Perkins BookMachine celebrated their fifth [...]

MaWSIG PCE 2015: The Material Writer’s Essential Toolkit

The 49th Annual International IATEFL Conference and Exhibition will take place from the 11th-14th April, with  ELT professionals coming together to discuss, reflect on and develop ideas. There will also be the chance to view the latest ELT publications, products and services available. And we are going to be there! The day before though, Sophie from emc [...]

An exciting new job at emc design could be waiting for you…

Are you tired of working in your current job? Waking up uninspired and dissatisfied with what you're doing? I think that means you are ready to start 2014 with a new and exciting challenge... Want to work for one of the leading design agencies dedicated to publishing? Well we are looking for new people to [...]

SYP Conference Round Up

Last weekend I was fortunate enough to attend the Society of Young Publishers Conference at Oxford Brookes University. It was my first publishing conference and I was eager to learn more about the industry and where it was heading. From an emc design perspective, we were also keen to discover the future trends of publishing [...]

Bring Your Own Technology

Our article for BookMachine was originally posted on Monday 6th August here. We keep hearing that America is a few years ahead of us in terms of technology. If this is the case then UK Publishers, Schools and Educators take note. A recent report from the The Consortium for School Networking in America has highlighted [...]

How to survive the digital revolution via @Kingstonjourno

In the first of three videos, Judith Watts, lecturer on the Publishing MA course at Kingston University asks John B. Thompson his views on how Publishing Houses should be surviving the digital revolution. To see the original post visit the Kingston Publishing blog here.