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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John Murray to publish exploration of meteorites

John Murray will publish Metorite: The Stones From Outer Space That Made Our World by Dr Tim Gregory. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-30 03:09:33 UTC ]
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Missouri Newspaper Publisher Resigns After Printing Racist Cartoon

Bill Miller Sr. has stepped down as the Washington Missourian's publisher but is still the paper's owner. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

[ The Huffington Post | 2020-06-11 17:50:02 UTC ]
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The Digital Transformation in Publishing Has Left Plenty of Space for Print

Every industry is experiencing a digital transformation. For some, the pandemic has accelerated this transformation. Others, like retail, travel and QSR, are trying to quickly adapt to the new criteria of our on-demand world. Consumers are permanently changing their online consumption habits,... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-05-07 14:20:39 UTC ]
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New Works by Writers with Disabilities Hit Publisher Lists

For the first time, a spate of new and forthcoming titles written by people with disabilities across the United States suggests that the publishing industry may finally be amplifying their voices and stories. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers Are Reinvesting in the ‘Lean-Back’ Experience of Print Magazines

Despite flipping the “digital-only” switch on many titles, major publishers continue to launch new publications – and reinvest in existing ones – with a heightened focus on paper quality, editorial value, and the luxuries of print. Execs from Meredith, Hearst Autos, and Bonnier Media discuss how... Continue reading at Publishing Executive

[ Publishing Executive | 2020-02-20 22:40:45 UTC ]
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Scholastic UK to publish YA exploration of modern-day antisemitism

Scholastic UK is publishing Keren David’s “highly topical, thrilling and thought-provoking” YA book exploring modern-day antisemitism in the UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-19 12:22:42 UTC ]
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Fondazione LIA Rolls Out Accessible Publishing Program for Italy

With the cooperation of some 80 percent of Italy's publishing companies, the new Fondazione LIA program is establishing accessibility standards for books. The post Fondazione LIA Rolls Out Accessible Publishing Program for Italy appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-11-19 11:30:18 UTC ]
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The open access shift at UWA Publishing is an experiment doomed to fail

The notion that a respected publishing house can be replaced by open access publishing is disproved by examining other recent examples, such as the now-closed University of Adelaide Press. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2019-11-11 01:43:51 UTC ]
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FutureBook Live to explore publishing freedom and free speech

Issues around publishing freedom and free speech are to be debated at FutureBook Live, with a panel of industry insiders, including publishers, agents and authors to discuss how today's political climate and the rise of social media has changed what is permissible and possible to publish today.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-22 22:49:03 UTC ]
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The 2019 Publishing Hot List: The Print and Digital Media Brands Paving a Way to Profitability

Media is dying? Don't tell that to the winners of this year's Publishing Hot List. Whether legacy media outlets or digital upstarts, these publishers are creating groundbreaking work, finding new revenue streams and otherwise nimbly adapting to an unstable landscape. Even as the president... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-10-21 00:00:55 UTC ]
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Canongate to publish 'ambitious' auto-fiction about living with disability

Canongate has landed a darkly funny memoir of loss and love by Jarred McGinnis. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-08 07:50:54 UTC ]
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Cutting Print: Making It Work When Publishing Days Must Go

When a large U.S. newspaper cuts print publication days or curtails home delivery, headlines may scream media apocalypse. But for Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-08-27 15:09:04 UTC ]
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Mexican newspaper to stop publishing print edition after bomb attack

El Monitor de Parral said it will continue its digital edition, but will not cover any crime stories or news with a ‘political slant’A newspaper in northern Mexico has announced it will temporarily stop publishing its print edition after unidentified assailants tossed gasoline bombs at its... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-08-01 15:39:43 UTC ]
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Education publisher Pearson to phase out print textbooks

Pearson says students will only be able to rent physical books as it makes all products "digital first". Continue reading at BBC World

[ BBC World | 2019-07-16 06:14:53 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 | 2019-06-27 17:04:10 UTC ]
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Bucking the Trend: Print Magazines Still Work for (Some) Publishers

Much like the several years that have preceded it, 2019 will see the deaths of many a once-formidable print magazine. Some will find new life online, some will fade into irrelevance, and many that survive will scramble to implement new business models, hoping to save their print foundations... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-05-30 18:30:31 UTC ]
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New York's BISG explores 'new normal' of printing and paper problems

Kobo c.e.o. Michael Tamblyn gave the closing keynote at the Book Industry Study Group's annual meeting in New York last week, describing how publishers lose money by leaving it on the digital table. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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