As Covid-19 Cases Surge, PRH Again Extends Temporary E-book, Digital Audio Terms for Libraries, Schools

Penguin Random House executives this week confirmed that the publisher is extending its "temporary" digital license terms for e-books and digital audio in libraries and schools through March 31, 2021. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Once Again Extends Temporary E-book, Digital Audio Terms for Libraries

The publisher's pro-rated terms and its temporary story time permissions will now run through March, 31, 2022, as the pandemic continues to impact schools and libraries. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PRH Extends Temporary E-book, Digital Audio Terms for Libraries

Under the terms of its program, which PRH began more than a year ago, libraries have the option to license e-books and digital audio for one-year terms at a 50% prorated price as an alternative to the existing two-year term (for e-books) or perpetual access (for digital audio). Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PRH Continues Temporary E-book, Digital Audio Terms for Libraries

The programs first went into effect in March of 2020 in response to the Covid-19 crisis, and will have been in force for over two years by the time they expire if they are not extended further. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Penguin Random House Extends Temporary E-book, Digital Audio Terms for Libraries

Terms of sale first enacted in March to help librarians during the Covid-19 crisis will now run through the end of the year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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S&S Changes Library E-book, Digital Audio Terms

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As Digital Comics Surge, Comics Plus Takes Off in Schools and Libraries

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COVID-19 has hurt physical book sales and helped audio and digital

You would expect the recent coronavirus crisis to have helped digital entertainment, but with reading it is still led by the traditional hardback and softback formats. However, the pandemic is helping to dethrone physical books, as people are more cautious about going out. While paper books... Continue reading at Betanews

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Coronavirus: Macmillan and PRH Ease Library Digital Book Availability

Macmillan's John Sargent reverses his controversial stance on library ebooks, and Penguin Random House announces a discounted program amid the outbreak. The post Coronavirus: Macmillan and PRH Ease Library Digital Book Availability appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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School and Library Spotlight: How Schools Buy and Use E-Books

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Digital Book World 2023: The Future of AI Writing and Audio

According to multiple presenters at the Digital Book World conference, ChatGPT has potential to remake the way people write and streamline production and editing, while AI voice replication promises affordable audiobook adaptations. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Digital Book World 2023: The Future of AI Writing and Audio

According to multiple presenters at the Digital Book World conference, ChatGPT has potential to remake the way people write and streamline production and editing, while AI voice replication promises affordable audiobook adaptations. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Ideas for Running a Comic Book Club in Your School Library

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Missouri Schools are Pulling Books From Libraries After New Law Criminalizing “Sexually Explicit” Material

A new law has led to Missouri school districts getting rid of any graphic novels that could be seen as sexual, including The Handmaid's Tale. Continue reading at Book Riot

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PRH Sees Sales of Spanish-Language Books Surge

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Ukraine-Based ‘Kiss Library’ Under Permanent Injunction in Book Piracy Case

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Irish Book Awards ceremony moves online only as Covid cases rise

The An Post Irish Book Awards ceremony has been moved to an online only ceremony due to the worsening coronavirus rates in the country. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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NLT and PRH form alliance to address lack of primary school library investment

The National Literacy Trust (NLT) is partnering with Penguin Random House (PRH) to form a national alliance addressing "the chronic lack" of investment in primary school libraries in the UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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After HarperCollins Acquisition, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Library E-book Terms to Change

In a notice sent to library customers this week via their vendors, e-book titles from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt will soon be available via a 26-lend metered access model, a change from its previous perpetual access terms. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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