Macmillan Walks Back Ebook Embargo

Macmillan Publishers has announced they will return to the library ebook pricing model that was in place October 31, 2019. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-03-17 20:14:04 UTC ]
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Macmillan US sets up inclusive management team as Sargent steps back

Macmillan Publishing in the US is setting up a new 13-member committee to run the company, with c.e.o. John Sargent stepping back from day-to-day management “to make room for new voices”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-22 17:16:31 UTC ]
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Macmillan Abandons Library E-book Embargo

“There are times in life when differences should be put aside,” reads a brief memo from Macmillan CEO John Sargent addressed to librarians, authors, illustrators, and agents, revealing that Macmillan will "return to the library e-book pricing model that was in effect on October 31st, 2019." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Is Macmillan Reconsidering Its Library E-book Embargo?

Macmillan executives are seeking feedback on three new e-book licensing proposals from a select group of librarians. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-06 05:00:00 UTC ]
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As Boycotts Mount, Macmillan CEO Defends Library E-book Embargo

On Monday, just days after the publisher's controversial embargo on new release e-books in libraries went into effect, Macmillan CEO John Sargent met with a group of state librarians, fleshing out his belief that new release e-books in libraries hurt the publisher's revenues. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-06 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Libraries Suspend Macmillan eBook Purchases: Critical Linking, November 3, 2019

An awesome daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-11-03 11:30:57 UTC ]
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Want To Borrow A Library Ebook? Why It Might Become More Challenging (& How Libraries Are Fighting Back)

Macmillan's embargo on new ebooks impacts public libraries, now scrambling to make materials available to patrons. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-11-01 10:32:08 UTC ]
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Librarians Launch National Campaign to Oppose Macmillan’s Library E-book Embargo

“ALA’s goal is to send a clear message to Macmillan CEO John Sargent,” said ALA executive director Mary Ghikas, announcing the launch of a national e-book advocacy campaign. "Libraries have millions of allies out there, and we’re inviting them to take action.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Macmillan’s New Library Ebook Lending Model and its Effect on Libraries

Macmillan Publishers recently announced a two month embargo on all newly published e-book titles. This will greatly effect libraries. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-08-12 10:34:07 UTC ]
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After Tor Experiment, Macmillan Expands Embargo on Library E-books

In a memo to authors and agents, Macmillan CEO John Sargent asserted that 45% of Macmillan’s U.S. “e-book reads” were now 'being borrowed for free' from libraries," and said the publisher's new terms are "designed to protect the value of your books during their first format publication." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Macmillan backs Bill O'Reilly after Fox News sacking

American TV host Bill O’Reilly's US publisher Macmillan is to stick by him after he was sacked from his Fox News talk show following the revelation that he has settled several sexual harassment cases. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Bedtime Stories for Awful Children,' a free ebook from 'Year Walk' devs

The dark, freezing woods of Sweden are the perfect breeding ground for terrifying tales of naughty children who get what they deserve. This week, Simogo -- the developer of beautifully macabre game Year Walk, and mysterious narrative experiences De... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2015-09-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Macmillan US partners with ebook bundling BitLit

Vancouver-based BitLit has added a second Big Five publisher to its partners in ebook bundling, with a major round of titles from US/Canadian Macmillan. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Macmillan titles come to Oyster and Scribd's ebook subscription services

Knock another major publisher off the list of holdouts for ebook subscription services. Oyster announced Tuesday morning that it had reached an agreement with Macmillan to bring 1,000 titles from the publisher and its imprints to Oyster's Netflix-like offering.UPDATE: After this article was... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2015-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon paying ebook settlement cash back to Kindle users

Remember that antitrust suit concerning publishers, ebooks and price rigging? The good news, at least if you bought one of the affected titles between April 2010 and May 2012, is that Amazon is sending some money your way. If the book you purchased... Continue reading at Engadget

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Apple fires back, calls DOJ ebook remedies 'draconian and punitive'

In a filing on Friday, Apple Inc. fired back against a series of measures proposed by federal attorneys that would restrict the company's ability to strike electronic-book deals.     Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Digital Pioneer Goes Back to Print: No Ebook of Stephen King’s Latest

Despite his early support for ebooks, Stephen King latest novel, Joyland will be published in print only, with no digital version anticipated. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-05-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Macmillan tests selling ebooks to libraries in two-year stretches

Major publishers are taking wildly different approaches to resolving the woes surrounding ebook lending at libraries: they're experimenting with both the short-yet-cheap subscription as well as an expensive option to pay only once for perpetual use. Sure enough, we're now seeing the middle road.... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2013-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple backs off in EU ebook antitrust case

Apple and four major publishers have offered to let retailers such as Amazon sell ebooks at a discount to settle an EU antitrust investigation into their pricing deals and avoid possible fines. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2012-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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EC v-p backs calls for reduced VAT on ebooks

The vice-president of the European Commission, Neelie Kroes, has backed a call by European... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-06-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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