#coronavirus pandemic

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Ingram sees 'huge swing' to print on demand during coronavirus

The coronavirus pandemic has seen a “huge swing” towards print on demand (p.o.d.), Ingram's senior vice-president David Taylor has said.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-03 09:42:17 UTC ]
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Book publishers sue Internet Archive for allegedly enabling piracy

When libraries around the US began closing their doors due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Internet Archive (IA) responded by creating a “National Emergency Library,” a collection of 1.4 million books from its free e-book repository Open Library. Pu... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2020-06-01 19:33:58 UTC ]
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Publishers are suing the Internet Archive for scanning and distributing copies of their books.

On June 1st, a group of book publishers—Hachette Book Group, HarperCollins Publishers, John Wiley & Sons, and Penguin Random House, all member companies of the Association of American Publishers—filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against the Internet Archive, whose “National Emergency... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-01 17:48:23 UTC ]
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Like the rest of our lives, the National Book Festival will be online this year.

The latest live event to shift its plans in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic: the National Book Festival. Organizers announced Thursday that the festival, which was originally set to take place Aug. 29 at the Washington Convention Center will now run online from Sept. 25-27. The event... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-05-28 16:22:19 UTC ]
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Your Week in Virtual Book Parties, May 26 to May 31

Lockdown Lit @ Lunch with Mary South and Erin Somers Tuesday, May 26, 2pm EDT Lockdown Lit @ Lunch, a new weekly salon that spotlights books published during the coronavirus  pandemic, hosts Mary South (You Will Never Be Forgotten) and Erin Somers (Stay Up with Hugo Best) for brief readings and... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-05-26 16:02:55 UTC ]
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University Presses must 'be part of solution' for Covid-hit institutions

University Presses need to make sure their institution's senior management teams think of them as part of the solution to the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic, a University Press Redux Online webinar heard last week. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-25 18:15:39 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2020: Librarians’ Day Set for 10 A.M. Kick Off

BookExpo Online's first full day of programming begins with a panel featureing five library leaders who will take stock of how libraries are handling the coronavirus pandemic thus far and how the public library might change in the wake of the Covid-19 crisis. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2020: Popularity of Audiobooks Continues to Grow

At BookExpo Online, the APA's executive director, Michele Cobb, will be joined by Chris Lynch from Simon & Schuster, Cathy Forrest from HarperCollins, and Michael Anderle from LMBPN to discuss the state of the audio industry and the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury Hoping Digital Gains Will Soften Covid-19 Impacts

Bloomsbury Publishing reported a 10% profit increase in the fiscal year ended February 29, 2020, over fiscal 2019. The publisher said its business in the current fiscal year has suffered "significant disruption" because of the coronavirus pandemic, but said it is "well placed to benefit from... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Mental health matters

We are living through an unprecedented time in global history. The coronavirus pandemic has hit every industry, and – this is not news to any of you – publishing is no exception. This week is Mental Health Awareness Week, the theme is ‘kindness’, chosen because we need to reach out to those... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-17 22:41:35 UTC ]
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Stanley Johnson lands book deal to republish virus thriller

The Virus, first published in 1982, will be reissued this summer after the PM’s father shrugged off accusations of cashing in on the coronavirus crisisA long out-of-print novel about a deadly virus by Stanley Johnson, the father of UK prime minister Boris Johnson, is to be reissued this summer,... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-05-11 14:45:10 UTC ]
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Writers' co-working space Clean Prose to close

Clean Prose, the London-based writers' co-working space, has announced it is to close as a result of "social distancing and the economic downturn" caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-11 07:15:50 UTC ]
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Free and Cheap Live Poetry Events You Can Watch Online

For poets, springtime is especially sacred. With big book releases, National Poetry Month, and the conclusion of the slam season, there is so much for readers and writers to look forward to. Then came the coronavirus pandemic. We’ve seen readings canceled, book tours halted and budgets slashed.... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2020-05-08 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Majority of small publishers fear closure in wake of coronavirus

Survey shows 60% expect the impact of the pandemic may put them out of business, prompting calls for concerted helpMore than half of the UK’s small publishers fear they could be out of business by the autumn as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, according to research by the Bookseller, which... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-05-07 15:02:20 UTC ]
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BA conference postponed to November

The Booksellers Association annual conference and Gardners Trade Show have been postponed until November owing to the coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-03 07:50:39 UTC ]
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Socked by virus, comic book industry tries to draw next page

The comic book shop has long been a wall-to-wall repository for tales of world-threatening cataclysms and doomsday dystopias but it has never before been drawn into a fight for survival like the coronavirus pandemic Continue reading at 'ABC News'

[ ABC News | 2020-05-01 08:02:52 UTC ]
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Reading Tax scrapped seven months early

VAT on digital publications will be scrapped this week (from Friday 1st May) after the Chancellor Rishi Sunak fast-tracked the plan, saying it would help readers and publishers during the coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-30 02:59:34 UTC ]
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Coronavirus: In Spain, Publishers Weigh Crisis Management and Digital Capabilities

In Spain, trade book publishers have shown resistance to digitization. But education publishers have embraced digital technology in the coronavirus pandemic The post Coronavirus: In Spain, Publishers Weigh Crisis Management and Digital Capabilities appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-04-29 15:49:29 UTC ]
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Left-Wing Indie Publishers Form Coalition

The Radical Publishers Alliance is an international group of left-wing independent publishers who have joined together with the goal of supporting each other during the coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Nielsen: TV-Related Tweets Are Up Nearly Across the Board During Covid-19

Tweets about television are up in nearly every category from March 1 through April 15 compared with the same time last year, largely driven by the coronavirus pandemic, Nielsen found in a study, but one category stands out as a glaring exception: sports. Nielsen Social Content Ratings found that... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2020-04-28 12:05:23 UTC ]
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