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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A Simple Red Clip Turns Park Benches Into Public Libraries

Amsterdam gets a citywide book exchange, courtesy of a local creative agency. On the subway in most European cities, it’s a passenger habit to leave behind the morning’s newspaper. They aren’t littering (like a New Yorker would be); it’s simply a courtesy for other commuters who might want to... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2013-08-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Paperless public library to open in Texas

A groundbreaking paperless public library system will open in Texas this year, the BBC reports.A groundbreaking paperless public library system will open in Texas this year, the BBC reports. Bexar County's $1.5-million BiblioTech project will open its first library branch without a single print... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-05-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-Reading Rainbow: Hachette to bring entire ebook catalog to public libraries

If you're still balking at the cost of download-to-own ebooks, and would rather stick to the tried-and-true library lending system, then this Hachette news is for you. Come next Wednesday, the entirety of Hachette's ebook catalog -- over 5,000 titles -- will be made available to nonprofit... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2013-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital publications to head to deposit libraries

New regulations coming into force tomorrow [6th April] will mean that publishers will have to... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google applauds Germany's weakened online copyright law

The German Bundestag has adopted a controversial, but weakened, online copyright bill that gives publishers the exclusive right to make commercial use of their publications on the Internet. The bill aims to protect publishers against systematic access to copyrighted content by search engine... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2013-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Best-selling Author: "Public Libraries Deprive Writers Of Royalties"

"Horrible Histories" author Terry Deary told a newspaper that public libraries are a drain on government resources that deprive authors of royalty checks. Best-selling childrens' book author Terry Deary has become the first major writer to speak up against the concept of public libraries. In... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2013-02-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Fires a Rare Public Salvo Over Aggregators

Google is fighting a proposal that would force it and other online aggregators to pay German newspaper and magazine publishers to display snippets of news in Web searches. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2012-11-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google asks judge for library suit to be dismissed

The Authors Guild says Google doesn't have permission to reproduce portions of books for their digital library. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google wants authors group out of library case

Google Inc. urged a judge Thursday to toss The Authors Guild and an organization representing photographers out of 6-year-old litigation over the future of the world's largest digital library, a move that would force authors and photographers to individually fight the online search-engine... Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2012-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Vatican, Bodleian Libraries will publish millions of ancient texts online

Works that will be available for perusal will include Gutenberg's Bible, believed to be the first text ever printed. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Books and ActuaLitté launch out-of-copyright library

Google Books and the French online publication ActuaLitté have launched a digital library... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-12-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury launches online service for unpublished authors

Bloomsbury is to offer online services to help unpublished authors learn about the publishing... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-12-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's Prime Lending Library Collection Now Viewable Online

The Internet retailer's complete collection of Prime Lending Library books for Kindle devices is online and accessible from any Web browser. Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2011-11-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury Season at Kensington Library

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Mon, 24/10/2011 - 08:15 Publisher Bloomsbury has organised a series of author events at Kensington Central Library for the first months of 2012. The Bloomsbury Season will see events with Anna Reid and Lady Antonia Fraser held in January, with Man... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hearst Magazines partners Race Online 2012

Hearst Magazines UK has signed up as media partner for Race Online 2012's latest initiative to encourage everyone in the UK to get online by the end of next year. Continue reading at Media Week

[ Media Week | 2011-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Public Libraries Act ignored, says man who wrote it

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Tue, 16/08/2011 - 11:17 The government and local authorities are not fulfilling the statutory duties laid out in the Public Libraries and Museums Act 1964, according to the man who drafted it. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Zinio Partners with Recorded Books for Digital Mags in Libraries

Zinio announced today its partnership with Recorded Books, making thousands of digital magazines accessible in public libraries throughout the US, Canada, Australia and UK. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-06-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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British Library signs partnership deal with Google

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Mon, 20/06/2011 - 09:43 The British Library has signed a deal with Google, which will see one of the largest collections of books and pamphlets in the world made available and searchable online for the first time. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury and Faber create Drama Online

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 27/05/2011 - 09:29 Bloomsbury and Faber are to jointly develop a digital content platform providing online access to drama texts. Drama Online will launch in October 2012, and will feature the drama lists from Methuen Drama, Arden... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google partners with Telegraph for Ways with Words festival

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Wed, 18/05/2011 - 14:46 Google is to partner with the Telegraph Ways with Words Literature Festival, as it celebrates its 20th year. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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