OverDrive Reports Record Digital Borrowing in 2019

Public Libraries around the world generated a record level of digital content circulation in 2019, providing patrons access to more than 326 million e-books, audiobooks and digital magazines, according to a report by Rakuten OverDrive, a digital distribution vendor for libraries. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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OverDrive: Record Number of Libraries Hit Million Digital Lend Mark

Leading library service provider OverDrive this week reported that a total of 121 public libraries and consortia across seven countries and from 37 U.S. states surpassed one million digital lends in 2021, a significant jump from 2020, when 102 libraries hit the mark. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-01-12 05:00:00 UTC ]
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OverDrive Reports More than Half a Billion Digital Library Loans in 2021

In exceeding more than 500 million annual lends for the first time, OverDrive's 2021 figures suggest the pandemic has, as librarians have suggested, raised demand for digital content in public libraries. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-01-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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OverDrive Reports Surge in Digital Library Lending in 2020

Readers worldwide borrowed some 430 million e-books, audiobooks and digital magazines in the past 12 months, a hefty 33% increase over 2019, OverDrive officials reported, based on data drawn from some 65,000 libraries and schools worldwide. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-07 05:00:00 UTC ]
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These are 2019’s most-borrowed digital books.

Rakuten OverDrive, a platform for digital books (used by more than 43,000 libraries and schools worldwide), has released a list of its most-borrowed ebooks and audiobooks in 2019. There are no real surprises on the list, besides maybe the fact that so many people want to listen to a woman tell... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-01-08 19:19:19 UTC ]
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IVP Reports Double-Digit Sales for 2019

IVP has increased its sales over 16% from last year with a mix of old and new bestsellers, a new distribution partnership, and Amazon’s marketing services. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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5 Key Takeaways From Reuters’ 2019 Digital News Report

An astonishing 91% of right-leaning Americans have lost faith in the media, according to a study from the Reuters Institute of Digital News and the University of Oxford. Rasmus Kleis Nielsen from the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism explained some of the key findings of the report,... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-06-20 11:00:53 UTC ]
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Consumer Reports Named Digital Team of the Year at the Folio: Digital Awards

NEW YORK – Digital executives, thought leaders and creators from across the magazine media industry gathered in the Yale Club Ballroom in Midtown on Thursday to celebrate this past year’s greatest achievements in online media at the Folio: Digital Awards. Twenty different prizes, ranging from... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harry Potter publisher Bloomsbury reports record sales amid reading boom

People who turned to books during Covid lockdowns continuing to buy them, company saysBloomsbury has reported a record year for sales, as the Harry Potter publisher said the increase in reading during the pandemic had become “permanent” after lockdowns eased.The company benefited substantially... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-06-15 08:09:40 UTC ]
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Southern New Mexico digital marketing firm reports big growth, aims to increase national presence

Fast-growing digital media company Sinuate Media is pivoting its business model with pre-packaged marketing platforms to help small companies compete with bigger fish. Sinuate CEO and founder Leah Messina told Business First that the knowledge needed to use digital marketing tools has increased... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2022-01-27 23:14:12 UTC ]
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Harry Potter publisher reports record profits despite supply chain crisis

Titles such as Tom Kerridge’s latest cookbook prove popular for Bloomsbury during Covid pandemicCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageBloomsbury, the Harry Potter publisher, has unveiled record sales and profits on the back of the popularity of titles including Tom... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-10-27 10:02:41 UTC ]
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HarperCollins reports record profits as global revenue grows 19%

HarperCollins has reported “record profits”, with global revenues growing 19% in the financial year ending 30th June 2021, according to figures from parent firm News Corp.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-06 19:17:08 UTC ]
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Marie Claire owner reports record profits on back of Covid reading boom

Future’s share price soars as it says full-year results will be ‘materially ahead’ of expectationsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageFuture, the owner of magazines from Marie Claire to Metal Hammer and sites such as TechRadar and GoCompare, has reported record revenues... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-05-19 12:15:47 UTC ]
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Walker saw turnover and operating profit rise in record 2019

Walker Books had a record year in 2019, with turnover increasing 7% and operating profit soaring 17%, newly released financial results show. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-22 21:28:03 UTC ]
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'We haven't seen anything like it since Harry Potter': UK bookshops report record week

With books delayed by the pandemic reaching shops alongside other titles aimed at the Christmas market, the trade has seen sales boomBooksellers up and down the UK are reporting a boom in sales since readers returned to bookshops after the lockdown, with the first avalanche of Christmas titles... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-11 12:40:19 UTC ]
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US Market Statistics: The AAP StatShot Annual Report for 2019

Having risen by a slim 1.1 percent over 2018, the United States' book industry logged $25.63 billion in overall annual revenue in 2019. The post US Market Statistics: The AAP StatShot Annual Report for 2019 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-07-31 15:51:24 UTC ]
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UK Book Industry: Publishers Call for Aid, Reporting 2019’s Success

Exports in 2019 rose 3.3 percent over those of 2018 for the UK market, as revealed in today's report on last year's pre-pandemic performance. The post UK Book Industry: Publishers Call for Aid, Reporting 2019’s Success appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-07-22 13:29:07 UTC ]
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Record Year for British Publishing in 2019

U.K. publisher sales rose to £6.3 billion in 2019, 4% higher than in 2018 and 20% higher than in 2015, making 2019 the biggest year ever for U.K. publishing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Book sales hit record highs in 2019, but publishers ‘now need help’

Figures for last year show sales of £6.3bn, up 20% on 2015, but the Publishers Association says sector needs government support to weather coronavirusBook sales in the UK hit record levels in 2019, driven by a surge in audiobook and nonfiction titles, according to new figures released as... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-07-21 23:01:08 UTC ]
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2019 North American Comics Sales Hit Record $1.21 Billion

Combined sales of graphic novels and periodical comics in the U.S. and Canada hit their highest point yet in 2019, according to a joint estimate produced by trade news sites ICv2 and Comichron. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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