Exploring Accessible Publishing for the Print Disabled

Less than 5% of all published books are available in an accessible format. Several organizations, notably Bookshare, are working to change that woeful statistic. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Is Self-Publishing and Open Access Viable for Art Publishing?

A German art foundation is experimenting with an open-access self-published monograph as an ebook. Could this be a model for other institutions looking for greater exposure? Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Survey Finds 60% of Publishers Agree that Print Publishing’s Time is Limited

Almost two-thirds of industry leaders from the publishing industry foresee that newspapers and other print publishers will end up as digital-only enterprises by 2020, according to a survey conducted by MPP Global Solutions. Conducted during two web ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2012-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Finding a Place for Disability in Publishing

Too much work, too little money, and career decisions made in response to health care precarity: this is the reality of people with disabilities in book publishing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-07-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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IPA’s Africa Publishing Innovation Fund Pivots to Accessibility in Fourth Year

In its fourth and final year, IPA’s Africa Publishing Innovation Fund will support publishers in accessibility. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson ‘Opening the Literary World to Everyone’ ur readers will recall that at mid-June, we had the announcement of the Africa... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-06-29 10:33:25 UTC ]
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Academic Publishing Edition: Springer Nature Strikes Egyptian Open Access Deal

Said to be the first transformative agreement in Egypt and the Middle East, Springer Nature and the Egyptian Knowledge Bank have a new deal. The post Academic Publishing Edition: Springer Nature Strikes Egyptian Open Access Deal appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-01-28 10:25:26 UTC ]
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Creative Access data shows sharp decline in financial stability for publishing staffers

Creative Access has released research to coincide with its 10-year anniversary, revealing the disproportionate impact of Covid-19 on people from under-represented groups in publishing, including a sharp decline in financial stability. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-17 03:20:02 UTC ]
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Oasis Acquires Enclave Publishing, Expands into Print

Oasis Family Media, which houses Oasis Audio, is expanding into print publishing with the acquisition of Enclave Publishing—an independent press focused on Christian fiction. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-12-06 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Strong Roots: Exploring Heartland Publishing 2021

Midwest religion and spirituality publishers draw inspiration from their communities to meet readers’ needs. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-11-19 05:00:00 UTC ]
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IPG at 50: Exploring Heartland Publishing 2021

Joe Matthews, CEO of IPG parent company Chicago Review Press Inc., discusses the distributor’s explosive growth, and its future. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-11-19 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Creative Access launches bursary as financial obstacles put off publishing hopefuls

Creative Access is launching a career development bursary with McLaren Racing following research showing 70% of people interested in a publishing job have not applied because of financial obstacles.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-27 01:54:56 UTC ]
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Third of all global research articles now published Open Access, says STM

Around a third of all global research articles are now published Open Access, according to the latest report by the Association of Scientific, Technical & Medical Publishers (STM). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-18 17:15:24 UTC ]
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Access Denied: disabled employees and job seekers reveal their stories

An in-depth report into the publishing industry, and how accessible it is to those with disabilities, shows there is much work to do to make the book trade truly reflective of society Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-26 08:40:19 UTC ]
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How Magazine Publishers Are Cutting Print Costs to Improve Profits

Sponsored by Cummings Printing When it comes to improving profits at print magazines, there’s a tendency to focus on new ways of driving revenue. But while keeping a close eye on expenses can also have a significant impact on the bottom line, today’s environment often calls for a balancing... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2021-08-02 17:04:10 UTC ]
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How Magazine Publishers Are Cutting Print Costs to Improve Profits

From frequency changes and staff reorgs to automation and list cleanup, publishers are getting creative when it comes to ensuring long-term viability. The post How Magazine Publishers Are Cutting Print Costs to Improve Profits appeared first on Eddie & Ozzie Awards. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2021-08-02 17:04:10 UTC ]
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UK publishing income up 2% in Covid-hit 2020 despite print decline

Total publishing income hit record levels in 2020, rising 2% to £6.4bn, buoyed by a digital surge that helped offset a 6% decline in print sales, a report by the Publishers Association shows. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-26 10:50:38 UTC ]
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WIPO Will Present Its 2021 Accessible Publishing Award at Frankfurter Buchmesse

In its new partnership with Frankfurt, the World Intellectual Property Organization will award its Accessible Publishing honor on October 20. The post WIPO Will Present Its 2021 Accessible Publishing Award at Frankfurter Buchmesse appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-04-01 11:23:56 UTC ]
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Sponsored Content: how on-demand printing can help publishers break into new markets

Across the publishing industry, there has been a growing shift towards a strategy of on-demand, and the disruptive events of 2020 and Covid-19 have only accelerated these changes. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-14 04:55:45 UTC ]
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10 Tidbits About Libraries for Visually Impaired and Print Disabled People

Get to know the work and services of libraries for the visually impaired and print disabled people around the world. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-01-29 11:32:00 UTC ]
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France's publishers saw 2% print drop in 2020, says SNE

French publishers’ print book sales probably dropped by only 2% in 2020 when compared to the year before, according to preliminary figures provided by Vincent Montagne, president of the French Publishers Association (Syndicat National de l’Edition, SNE). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-11 12:59:19 UTC ]
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