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State Library Victoria proves libraries aren't just about books: they're about community

In our digital age, libraries are spaces for community and connection. The new State Library Victoria proves libaries have an exciting future. Continue reading at 'The Conversation'

[ The Conversation | 2019-12-08 18:49:50 UTC ]
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National Libraries Conference aims for 'continued survival' of service

A National Libraries Conference, due to take place later this month, aims to ensure the service’s “continued survival” in a digital age, organisers say. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-11 05:47:50 UTC ]
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My Bookish Upbringing

EVERY YEAR, IT SEEMS, we receive a new diagnosis regarding the viability of books in the digital age: print is dead, print is back, the bookstore is dead, bookstores are back. The nostalgia for and anxiety about print is often reactive, hinting at other anxieties about feeling lonely and... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2019-07-06 19:00:22 UTC ]
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Keeping Up With Tech Should Be a Publishing Priority

Publishers need to invest in marketing technology that will help them reach their audiences better in the digital age. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Elaine Kasket: ‘There is no digital rule book for grief’

The counselling psychologist and author of All the Ghosts in the Machine discusses one of the most contentious issues of our ageElaine Kasket is a counselling psychologist based in London. Her first book, All the Ghosts in the Machine: Illusions of Immortality in the Digital Age, examines the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How to finally bring Facebook to account | Letters

We must redefine Facebook as a publisher and not a platform so it bears responsibility for its content, says Pam Rudd. Tobacco was once ubiquitous yet many managed to quit, says Bob Walsh. We must view social media the same wayI do not believe we need to rewrite most of our regulation to... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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She saw the world to come: ‘Future Shock’ co-author Heidi Toffler dies at 89

The Digital Age was still off in the distance when “Future Shock” arrived in America’s bookstores, offering readers a sobering forecast of a future where change and information would be arriving at such a dizzying pace that humankind would be overwhelmed. As the book became a global bestseller... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canongate to publish 'no-holds-barred dark comedy' by Scarlett Thomas

Canongate has acquired the new adult novel from Scarlett Thomas, Oligarchy, billed as “The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie for the digital age”. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bon Appétit Modifies Print Recipe for a New Era

[caption id="attachment_138869" align="alignright" width="290"] The November cover, captured on a Google Pixel 3 by Michael Graydon and Nikole Herriott.[/caption] “It’s not necessarily a redesign,” cautions Bon Appétit creative director Michele Outland. “We’re calling it a refresh.” Terminology... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2018-10-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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EU copyright law may force tech giants to pay billions to publishers

Legislation opposed by firms like Facebook and Google and groups warning of detrimental consequences for the internetMusic companies, film-makers and media publishers could be in line for billions in payouts after EU lawmakers voted to accept controversial changes to copyright rules that aim to... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-09-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: DK Relaunches Eyewitness Travel Guides

In its first major redesign since the series was launched in 1993, DK’s Eyewitness Travel Guides are being revamped for the digital age. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nearly Two Years in the Making, The Forward’s Transformation Continues On

We sit down with CEO and publisher Rachel Fishman Feddersen to hear how the 120-year-old Jewish culture publication is embracing the digital age. The post Nearly Two Years in the Making, The Forward’s Transformation Continues On appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2018-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Joanna Coles on Magazines, Her New Book and the Digital Age

Hearst Magazine's chief content officer sits down with Folio: for a one-of-a-kind interview. The post Joanna Coles on Magazines, Her New Book and the Digital Age appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2018-04-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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British publishing can still lead the world after Brexit | Letters

Representatives of the Publishers Association call on the government to make sure the UK retains its place as ‘the world’s publisher’UK publishing is world leading and a cornerstone of Britain’s cultural and economic influence. The books and journals our authors write have helped shape thoughts... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The long-suffering news business keeps getting big promises from Big Tech

With Google under pressure to clamp down on YouTube conspiracies and low-quality clickbait, the search giant is launching a major new effort aimed at strengthening its relationship with news publishers–and perhaps keeping them from going under. At an event in New York today, the company... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2018-03-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Meredith says Koch brothers will not have control after helping finance Time acquisition

Magazine publisher and broadcast company Meredith Corp. is acquiring Time Inc. in a deal valued at $2.8 billion as it seeks to adapt to the publishing industry’s challenge of migrating from print to the digital age. The Des Moines-based company said Sunday it would pay $18.50 a share for New... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Returns in the Digital Age

Technology may have changed the book business, but it doesn't offer any magic solution to help booksellers reduce returns. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hodder wins 'digital age' business book by podcaster Gannon

Hodder & Stoughton has won rights to publish a new business book "for the digital age" by podcaster Emma Gannon, called The Multi-Hyphen Method.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2017 Spotlight: Four Questions with Skip Prichard

The longtime publishing innovator talks about libraries, publishing in the digital age, and his forthcoming book with Center Street, 'The Book of Mistakes'. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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German and French book trades issue impassioned plea for government support

Germany and France have called on policy-makers in their respective governments in Berlin and Paris as well as in Brussels for sustainable policies to promote books in the digital age. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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