Global Literature in Libraries Initiative: Bridging the Translation-Reader Gap

A fledgling cooperation between translators and librarians aims to bring more international literature to American library patrons. The post Global Literature in Libraries Initiative: Bridging the Translation-Reader Gap appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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American Library Association attacks HC e-lending policy

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 15/03/2011 - 09:19 The American Library Association (ALA) has said HarperCollins US' restrictions on the number of times an ebook can be checked out restricts users' access to information. ALA president Roberta Stevens' claim comes amid new data... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Government denies library statutory protection is under threat

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Tue, 15/03/2011 - 15:47 The government has denied the legal protection for libraries could be under threat, after fears were expressed upon the launch of a review into local government statutory duties. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Threat to 1964 Act’s protection of libraries

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Mon, 14/03/2011 - 16:02 The legal obligation for councils to provide a public library service could be under threat, after the government launched a review into local government statutory duties. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Changing copyright laws could "stifle" literature, report finds

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 11/03/2011 - 08:50 Changing copyright laws in the UK could strike a blow to investment in literature, a report has found. PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) has produced the document for the Copyright Licensing Agency (CLA), which reveals that out... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Taiwan Airport Opens E-library for Transit Passengers

Taiwan's international airport has opened what it calls the world's first in-transit e-library, offering 400 ebook titles to ease waiting-hall boredom while... Continue reading at PC World

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Lawyers demand Hunt inquiry into Lewisham libraries

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Thu, 10/03/2011 - 15:20 Lawyers have written to culture secretary Jeremy Hunt, demanding that he order an inquiry into Lewisham library closures. The Public Law Project, which advises local campaigners Peter and Patricia Richardson, sent a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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HarperCollins Wants Libraries to Pay (and Pay...and Pay...) for e-Books

Back in 1984, I wrote a book that sold to a lot of libraries. It stayed on the shelves for over a decade. If it had been an ebook published today by HarperCollins, there's a good chance it would have been off those shelves within a year. Or sooner. Continue reading at PC World

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More legal challenges launched over library closures

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Tue, 01/03/2011 - 15:52 The Campaign for the Book has launched a legal challenge over the widespread library closures, claiming culture secretary Jeremy Hunt has failed to comply with his duties under the 1964 Public Libraries and Museums Act.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Gibbons proposes National Libraries Day

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Makro unveils UK's cheapest ebook reader

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 24/02/2011 - 09:35 The price of ebook readers has been slashed again with wholesaler Makro advertising the Binatone ReadMe Classic for around £35. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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High Court challenge launched over library cuts in Gloucestershire and Somerset

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Wed, 23/02/2011 - 15:33 A High Court challenge is being launched over library closures in Gloucestershire and Somerset, in what is believed to be the first case of its kind. A challenge to the coalition government's "vague" Big Society concept,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Cookbooks Surge to Top Category at Libraries

Though cookbook publishers are usually quick to seek out special sales channels from Williams-Sonoma to the Culinary Institute of America, one venue may not be at the forefront of their minds: libraries. And while health and medicine titles used to be the most popular nonfiction titles checked... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bradford latest council to announce library closures

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Mon, 21/02/2011 - 15:41 A fifth of libraries across Yorkshire face the axe with Bradford the latest city in the region to announce closures. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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More over-50s own e-readers than youngsters

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 17/02/2011 - 13:50 More people aged over 55 own e-readers than the younger generation, according to a new study on digital reading habits. Data released by research company OnePoll shows 6% of readers in the over-55 category–equivalent to... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Fifty UK libraries sign up to Overdrive ebook app

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Government may take direct control of libraries

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 14/02/2011 - 08:39 The government may take direct control of libraries if councils are overzealous in closures. The Sunday Times, quoting Whitehall sources, said the government is concerned some communities, particularly rural ones, may end up... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Authors calls for moratorium on library closures

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Fri, 11/02/2011 - 08:28 An open letter to culture secretary Jeremy Hunt and culture minister Ed Vaizey calling for a halt to library closures after the success of last weekend's protests has been signed by high-profile authors including Sarah... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Libraries offered lifeline on Isle of Wight

Publication Date: Thu, 10/02/2011 - 08:30 The nine libraries threatened with closure on the Isle of Wight could be saved following a consulation by local civic chiefs. The nine libraries, of the 11 on the island, had been set to close as the Conservative-run council looked to save £32m over... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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E-reader market doubles over Christmas in the UK

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Wed, 09/02/2011 - 14:28 The e-reader market doubled over Christmas, according to statistics given out by the Publishers Association at its annual digital seminar. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bloomsbury adopts global structure

Written By: Neill Denny Publication Date: Tue, 08/02/2011 - 09:08 Bloomsbury is adopting a global, internal structure designed to allow it to function better alongside worldwide operations like Google, Apple and Amazon, and react to increasingly globalised and homogenised consumer tastes. read... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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