E-books: Product or Service? Digital Spotlight 2015

In early March, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) issued a major ruling, invalidating reduced value-added tax (VAT) rates on ebooks in France and Luxembourg. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair Unveils New Opener: Digital Spotlight 2015

Through countless discussions, experiments, challenges, and conferences, the digital transition has been front and center in the publishing industry for over a decade now. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital Evolution in the Spanish Markets: Digital Spotlight 2015

Spanish is the third most widely spoken language in the world after English and Chinese, and the revenue potential of a market consisting of 550 million Spanish speakers worldwide is not being overlooked by the publishing sector. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Brazil’s Race to Digital: Digital Spotlight 2015

On May 22 of last year, after a Boeing 737 landed at Rio de Janeiro’s Santos Dumont airport—famous for a short runway that forces pilots to slam on their brakes—a flight attendant announced: “Dear passengers, a Kindle device glided to the front of the plane during landing. Please check if it is... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Ckbk launches digital book subscription service for professionals

Ckbk, a new digital subscription service billed as “Spotify for cookbooks”, is launching for the professional market with licences in place with publishers and big name UK chefs including Gary Rhodes and Ken Hom. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Spotlight on OverDrive and Digital Book Clubs

Libraries and publishers are seeing huge benefits from OverDrive's digital book clubs, especially the Big Library Read (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2015: Tackling Accessibility and NIMAS Challenges at Cenveo Publisher Services

A content-centric approach is the key to resolving accessibility issues for publishers, says Kevin Burns, senior v-p of content solutions. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2015: Mapping the Digital Future

Despite all that has been said and done, full monetization of intellectual property (IP) continues to be a stumbling block for publishers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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News Corp sees strong growth in digital real estate services and book publishing

The company’s quarterly earnings call beats analysts’ expectations despite a fall in total revenue from the previous quarter and a net loss of $379mNews Corp, owner of the Wall Street Journal and the Times, reported a better-than-expected quarterly results as strong growth in its digital real... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-08-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bay Area Spotlight 2015: Digital Winners In the Bay Area

No examination of the Bay Area publishing scene would be complete without highlighting the many digital publishing and distribution startups in the area. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Markup Standards for Books and Journals: Digital Solutions in India 2015

In any standards landscape, there is diversity and not likely to be a single or permanent solution. Because content often has to connect to bibliographic and business metadata, integration with other standards can be a requirement and a challenge. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2015: Brazil’s Race to Digital

What is holding back ebooks in Brazil? PublishNews Brazil's Carlo Carrenho looks at three surmountable hurdles, and a digital book market waiting to take off. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2015: At Digital Minds, Publishers Urged to Experiment, and Learn

The seventh annual Publishing for Digital Minds Conference kicked off the London Book Fair, with the main exhibits officially opening on Tuesday. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Olympians: Digital Spotlight 2015

If you’re a regular attendee of the London Book Fair, you probably remember the Olympia London, the fair’s home through 2005. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ka-Pow! Digital Spotlight 2015

“Explosive.” That’s how Scribd chief technical officer and cofounder Jared Friedman described the rollout of the company’s latest addition to its ebook subscription service—a collection of comics and graphic novels. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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An Editor at Heart: Digital Spotlight 2015

For all of the innovative new digital products aimed at consumers, digital has continued to revolutionize the behind-the-scenes work of publishers. But editorial staff will tell you that they could use a little more help. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sony Debuts New DRM for Publishers: Digital Spotlight 2015

In recent ears, the big question surrounding digital rights management (DRM) software in publishing has been whether or not publishers should use it at all. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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More Titles, More Records, More Products: The 2015 Fulfillment Services Bureau Survey

Third-party integration is crucial as publisher needs escalate and fulfillment moves to the center of data strategies. The post More Titles, More Records, More Products: The 2015 Fulfillment Services Bureau Survey appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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The 2014 London Book Fair Digital Spotlight

Read the complete 2014 London Book Fair Digital Spotlight in the Scribd reader below. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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