Google partners with Bloomsbury Public Library Online

Google is partnering with Bloomsbury's Public Library Online, sponsoring two of the digital... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Marvel comics arrive in Hoopla's public library app

Comic books are a brilliant medium, but keeping up with the latest releases can be expensive. If you live in the US, it's worth checking out Hoopla; the service is supported by more than 1,500 public libraries, and offers free digital access to DC, I... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2017-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google makes it easier for businesses to take online bookings

Businesses in the US now have a new way to sign up with one of Google's booking partners and to add a booking button to their search listing. Anyone in the US with a Google My Business account can benefit from the addition of a booking button that enables people to book a reservation with a... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2017-10-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Your local library’s ebooks will now show up in Google searches

Google has made life a little easier for those who like to check out ebooks from their local library. Now, when you search for a book through Google, results for libraries near you that carry that ebook will show up along with outlets where you can... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2017-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo's Librarians' Lounge 2017: How Baker & Taylor Is Helping Public and School Libraries Work Better Together

Stop by the PW BookExpo Librarians’ Lounge (Booth 875) to speak with Baker & Taylor representatives, who will be om hand throughout BookExpo. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson partners with Leeds University to offer online degrees

Pearson has partnered with the University of Leeds to offer online degree programmes. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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LUP partners with Littman Library

Liverpool University Press is to be the publishing partner of the Littman Library of Jewish Civilization.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New York Public Library launches imprint to publish books inspired by its collections

From colouring and picture books for children to work by adult authors including Maira Kalman, new project will celebrate the library’s role in the life of the cityA treasure trove of rare books, manuscripts, maps, photographs and more are set to fire the imaginations of authors in a new venture... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New York Public Library, Macmillan Launch Publishing Partnership

The agreement will create and publish a program of print and ebooks for adults and for children, inspired by the library’s collections. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Public Library Lending Chart 2016

Lee Child completes a hat-trick of number ones across formats in this week’s charts pages, although Paula Hawkins may yet overtake him before 2016 is out. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Coventry’s libraries may move online

A proposal put forward by Coventry City Council could see library users go online to order books and collect them from local community centres. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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St. Paul Friends of Public Library Head Peter Pearson To Step Down

Peter Pearson, executive director of The Friends of the St. Paul Public Library, will retire December 31. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-07-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The 2016 Public Library Association Conference Preview

What’s on tap for librarians and publishers heading to Denver for the 2016 Public Library Association Conference. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pushkin to partner with London Library for new series

Pushkin Press is partnering with literary institution The London Library to produce a series of "beautifully designed" books containing material from authors such as Lewis Carroll, E M Forster and Virginia Woolf. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-02-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Free Guide to Ebook Licensing for Public Libraries and Publishers

Dosdoce, Bookwire and Publishing Perspectives are offering an exclusive ebook licensing guide for global public libraries and publishers. The post Free Guide to Ebook Licensing for Public Libraries and Publishers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-11-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BiblioBoard, Pressbooks partner on library-based self-publishing

US library digital patron-services provider BiblioBoard and Canadian online book-production specialist Pressbooks are forming a new partnership called Pressbooks Public, designed to let libraries offer e-book-publishing services to their local authors. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-11-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lessons from Seattle’s Failed Bid to Rebrand its Public Library

Rebranding efforts in libraries are not uncommon, but a recent, ill-fated bid to rebrand the Seattle Public Library generated a public controversy. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BuzzFeed partners with GroupM, world's largest buyer of online ads

BuzzFeed, the fast-growing media site, and GroupM, the world's largest buyer of online advertising, announced a partnership Thursday that underscores the rising lure of digital publishing to leading brands. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2015-08-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mary Poppins Treasures on View at the New York Public Library

Items that inspired 'Mary Poppins,' given by P.L. Travers herself, are on view at the Children's Center of the main branch of the New York Public Library. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-07-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2015: Sloan, Knight Foundation Grants For Digital Public Library of America

The two new awards, coupled with significant earlier support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the National Endowment for the Humanities, will help to establish the growth of DPLA’s "service hubs." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2015: The Battle to Save the New York Public Library

At the end of 2014, after a groundswell of media attention and public protests, New York Public Library officials abandoned a controversial renovation dubbed the Central Library Plan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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