Chener Books modernises with Google digital revamp scheme

A 40-year-old independent bookshop in London has undergone a digital transformation after its owner signed up to a Google project which pairs young people with businesses. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-17 12:35:21 UTC ]
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Tumblr Captures Human Errors In Digitized Google Books

You can take the book out of the library but you can't take the library out of the book.Krissy Wilson's Tumblr project, The Art Of Google Books, works on our nostalgia for both the printed word and our (now long gone) wide-eyed awe at digitizing it. Google Books was born in 2004, when accessing... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Google Books case: digitizing 'snippets' of text is ruled 'fair use'

US Circuit Judge Denny Chin says Google Books falls under fair use, while the Authors Guild calls it copyright infringement. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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In New Book, Google's Schmidt and Cohen Tackle Digital Challenges

Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google, and Jared Cohen, director of Google Ideas, will address the promises and pitfalls of a digitally connected world in a book titled “The New Digital Age: Reshaping the Future of People, Nations and Business,” due out on April 23 from Knopf. Continue reading at AllThingsD

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Google and publishers reach settlement on digitized books case

Publishers can now decide whether Google can digitize out-of-print books still protected by copyright, but does not settle the issue of individual author rights. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Google, Association of American Publishers strike deal over book digitization

The Association of American Publishers (AAP) and Google today announced an agreement that marks the end of nearly seven years of litigation, kicked off in 2005, when five members of the organization filed an infringement suit against the online giant. The deal helps bring digitized books and... Continue reading at Engadget

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Google is revamping Google News with more video and higher speed

Google is revamping Google News with a new design that will incorporate elements of the Newsstand app and YouTube, according to people familiar with the plans.The search giant is expected to unveil the new digital media destination next week at its developer conference, and it has been talking... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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London Book Fair 2017: Judge Pierre Leval Defends Google Books Decision, Fair Use

The author of the appeals court decision that legalized Google Books last April told attendees that the case was not close. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2015: The New, Digital Faces of the Frankfurt Book Fair

For all the talk of ebooks, and the state of the book market, the number of new digital startups at the Frankfurt Book Fair is an indicator of the industry's health. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Reinventing Book Printing: Digital Printing for Every Stage in a Book’s Life

Multinational publishers know that regional book editions increase their options for selling titles, especially in the education segment. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair 2014: At Digital Minds, Publishers Urged to Look Beyond the Book

"We cannot deny we are in an extraordinary transition," said author Anthony Horowitz, opening the sixth annual Publishing for Digital Minds Conference at the London Book Fair. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2020: Adult Book and Author Dinner Goes Digital

BookExpo helds its first Adult Book and Author Dinner, in lieu of a breakfast, on Wednesday night, showcasing five of the big books of the year, in wide-ranging forms and styles, via Zoom. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Coronavirus Impact: Amid Losses, Poland Stages Its First Digital Book Fair

Trends reported by Polish publishers show downturns in sales of as much as 70 percent during the spring, and the cancellation of the Warsaw Book Fair has seen the market stage a digital effort, BookTarg. The post Coronavirus Impact: Amid Losses, Poland Stages Its First Digital Book Fair appeared... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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The Australian Book Industry Awards’ Digital Show: Undaunted by COVID-19

The transfer of the 2020 Australian Book Industry Awards arrives as a slickly edited, expertly produced video evocation of the usual onstage event, full of personality and comedy. The post The Australian Book Industry Awards’ Digital Show: Undaunted by COVID-19 appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Coronavirus Update: The UK Scraps Its 20-Percent VAT on Digital Books

A rare benefit of COVID-19, the UK's government finally–and suddenly–has wiped out the market's punishing tax on digital publications. The post Coronavirus Update: The UK Scraps Its 20-Percent VAT on Digital Books appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Nosy Crow’s Free Digital Book for Kids About COVID-19 Takes Off

With Axel Scheffler's illustrations and Hugh Bonneville's narration, Nosy Crow's 'Coronavirus: A Book for Children' is a free download. The post Nosy Crow’s Free Digital Book for Kids About COVID-19 Takes Off appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Sheikh Zayed Book Award Sets Winners’ Digital Ceremony for Thursday

The 14th Sheikh Zayed Book Award will stream a live digital event from Abu Dhabi on April 16 in honor of its 2020 winners. The post Sheikh Zayed Book Award Sets Winners’ Digital Ceremony for Thursday appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Your Guide To Free Google Books (And Its Limitations)

This is your guide to discovering free Google books and creating your own Google books library, with both classic and contemporary titles. Continue reading at Book Riot

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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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Digital Media India: Google Highlights Data, Subscription Products for Publishers

At the recent Digital Media India conference, Rohan Tiwary of Google Asia Pacific, offered updates on some of the company’s ongoing Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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