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New York Legislature Passes Library E-book Bill

New York this week became the second state to pass a bill that would ensure public libraries the right to license and lend e-books that are available to consumers in the state. The bill is now headed to governor Andrew Cuomo's desk. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookwire Launches in the U.S.

Bookwire, the international e-book and audiobook distribution platform, is launching its services in the U.S. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA Working Group Calls for Change in the Library E-book Market

In a paper released this week, the American Library Association’s Joint Digital Content Working Group offered a frank assessment of the state of the library e-book market and the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Maryland Library E-book Bill Becomes Law

The new law requires any publisher offering to license "an electronic literary product" to consumers to also offer to license the content to public libraries on "reasonable" terms. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Librarians fighting 'exorbitant' e-book pricing hope for CMA action

Librarians fighting the “exorbitant” pricing and licensing of academic e-books claim others are afraid of speaking out about the subject and are hoping the Competitions & Marketing Authority (CMA) will take action. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-11 20:10:02 UTC ]
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Investment Firm in Deal with RosettaBooks

MEP Capital has made an investment in RosettaBooks in a deal that gives MEP ownership of Rosetta's e-book catalog while leaving the operation of Rosetta unchanged. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Orion Spring to explore post-traumatic growth with Kavanagh

Orion Spring has acquired How to Be Broken: A Guide to Falling Apart, an "essential and timely" e-book on post-traumatic growth by Dr Emma Kavanagh. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-28 15:37:28 UTC ]
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Letter to the Editor: 'Surprised' by AAP Reaction to PW Article

In a letter to the editor, AAP's general counsel called lawyer Jonathan Band's take on Maryland's library e-book legislation as a "false statement." Band responds. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Letter to the Editor: Maryland's E-Book Bill 'Likely Unconstitutional'

The AAP general counsel calls Maryland's e-book bill an "unprecedented government intervention into the manner and terms by which authors and publishers distribute valuable works of fiction and nonfiction to the public." Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Library E-book Bill Clears Maryland Legislature, Heading to Governor

After passing the Maryland General Assembly unanimously on March 10, the bill sailed through the final steps of reconciliation this week. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstat: Moriarty's Husband's Secret stays wedded to the top spot

Liane Moriarty's The Husband's Secret (Penguin) has reigned atop the Bookstat e-book top 10 for a second week running. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-01 13:30:35 UTC ]
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Know thy reader

With the levelling off of e-book sales, many have begun to wonder whether the book publishing industry will be spared the kinds of disruption experienced by other sectors of the media industries. But the digital transformation of the book publishing industry was never fundamentally about e-books... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-13 06:41:09 UTC ]
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Meet BISG's Claire Holloway

In a week-long series, 'PW' talks with the chairs of BISG's five committees. Today, Claire Holloway, manager of data management and e-book services at Baker & Taylor Publisher Services, talks about ONIX and how joining BISG spurred her to get a MLIS degree. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-11 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstat: music to Moyes' ears as Jojo soars

Jojo Moyes’ Night Music (Hodder & Stoughton) has orchestrated a rise into the Bookstat e-book number one spot, for the week ending 27th February. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-05 00:55:29 UTC ]
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Bookstat chart: The Other Wife returns to the top

Claire McGowan’s The Other Wife (Thomas & Mercer) has boomeranged back into the Bookstat e-book chart top spot. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-24 12:53:51 UTC ]
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Bookstat chart: Kirk goes out Ahead in digital

J D Kirk’s Ahead of the Game (Zertex Crime) headed straight into the Bookstat e-book chart number one for the week ending 13th February. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-18 09:27:21 UTC ]
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Amazon E-book Case Sprawls, Lawyers Propose Consolidation

Lawyers for a potential class of e-book consumers have asked a federal judge to consolidate four cases alleging an e-book price-fixing conspiracy among Amazon and the Big Five publishers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstat chart: Wyer leads Kindle Unlimited crew

The Bookstat e-book chart saw nine new entries for the week ending 6th February.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-10 16:07:30 UTC ]
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Big Five named as defendants in US e-book price-fixing suit

US publishing's Big Five–Hachette, HarperCollins, Macmillan, Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster–have now been named as defendants in an amended class suit originally brought against Amazon alone for anti-competitive behaviour in relation to e-books in the US.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-07 12:47:23 UTC ]
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Thread to publish Friedan’s Feminine Mystique in digital first

Betty Friedan’s The Feminine Mystique will be published in e-book in the UK for the first time by Bookouture’s non-fiction imprint Thread.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-04 11:53:06 UTC ]
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