Publishers begin "buddying" schemes

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Fri, 20/05/2011 - 08:34 Random House and Bloomsbury have begun "buddying" programmes to support their local libraries and library authorities. More than 20 Random House staff have volunteered to be part of a pilot scheme pioneered by deputy group sales director Ed Christie and key accounts manager Kate Gunning. Christie, who lives in Oxfordshire, has met with the county's principal librarian Liz Rooke to discuss ways in which the publisher can support libraries in the county, while other members of staff across the company have visited their own local libraries. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Scotland launches development scheme for publishers

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 09/06/2011 - 15:17 Publishing Scotland has launched its Company Development Project, calling for applications from small- and medium-sized publishing companies. The initiative, hosted by Publishing Scotland and partly funded by Creative... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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‘This must be stopped’: US begins court battle against publishing giants’ merger

The justice department is seeking to block the $2.2bn merger between Penguin Random House and Simon & SchusterThe government and publishing titan Penguin Random House exchanged opening salvos in a federal antitrust trial Monday as the US seeks to block the biggest US book publisher from... Continue reading at The Guardian

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US begins court battle against publishing giants' merger

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Society of Young Publishers mentorship scheme returns

The Society of Young Publishers has opened submissions for its mentorship programme for the second year running, inviting aspiring publishers living in the UK or Ireland to apply. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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J.K. Rowling Begins Publishing ‘The Ickabog,’ for Children in Lockdown

The Harry Potter author said her new fairy tale would go online in installments, starting Tuesday, and published as a book in November. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Society of Young Publishers reopens London mentorship scheme

The Society of Young Publishers London branch is reopening its mentorship scheme for 2020, with a host of professionals from across the trade ready to share their knowledge. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Coronavirus Worklife: Italy’s Third Publisher, Giunti, Begins Gradual Reopening

Having taken a major stake in the UK-based Quarto Group, Florence's Giunti Editore is 'doing everything possible' to give workers a safe return. The post Coronavirus Worklife: Italy’s Third Publisher, Giunti, Begins Gradual Reopening appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Bloomsbury India begins academic publishing with local authors

Bloomsbury is starting academic publishing in India this year as it continues to evolve its business in the country. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Education Publishers Push Digital Content as the New School Year Begins

A study commissioned by Ingram finds that students delay or avoid purchasing expensive textbooks. Education publishers respond with digital textbooks. The post Education Publishers Push Digital Content as the New School Year Begins appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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New Report: Publishers Association Says the Best of Film, TV, and Theater Begins With a Book

Taking head-on the critics who say that fine television and film production is eroding publishing's storytelling imprimatur, the Publishers Association's report asserts that the best–and best-earning–productions 'begin with a book.' The post New Report: Publishers Association Says the Best of... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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50+ More Publishers Will Soon Begin Testing Facebook’s Breaking News Tag

Facebook is expanding its test of a breaking news tag to more than 50 publishers in North America, Latin America, Europe and Australia, and product manager Joey Rhyu shared some data from the social network's initial test run in a blog post. According to Rhyu, from Dec. 8 through Jan. 14, posts... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Author Maz Evans sets up 'book buddy' scheme for schools

Schools can apply for book donations from authors, bloggers and booksellers via a new scheme set up by Maz Evans, the the author of the Who Let the God’s Out? series (Chicken House). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Oxford University Press India Begins Publishing in Indian Languages

From Scroll.in: After more than 100 years of publication in English, Oxford University Press in India is embarking on projects in Bengali and Hindi. The post Oxford University Press India Begins Publishing in Indian Languages appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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WeHo ad tech company begins $100-million buying spree to launch an online publishing arm

West Hollywood firm Engage:BDR Inc. uses its technology to place ads in front of half a billion people each month. But none of those ads appear on websites it owns. Though that's common for ad technology companies, Engage Chief Executive Ted Dhanik no longer sees that as a viable strategy. On... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Magazine Publishers Begin to Embrace Virtual Reality

Major brands launch VR projects as audience awareness and hype grow. The post Magazine Publishers Begin to Embrace Virtual Reality appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Holland House looks to open doors with intern publishing scheme

In a bid to play its part in “opening the industry up” and improving diversity in publishing, Newbury-based independent Holland House has launched a new project to help aspiring publishing employees gain experience in the trade. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Authors Guild Begins Letter-Writing Campaign to Meet with Publishers

As part of its ongoing effort to raise writers’ income, the Authors Guild is sending an open letter to members of the Association of American Publishers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Facebook Begins Testing Instant Articles From News Publishers

Facebook’s long-rumored plan to directly host articles from news organizations will start on Wednesday, concluding months of delicate negotiations between the Internet giant and publishers that covet its huge audience but fear its growing p ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Publishers give $250m free ebooks for Obama scheme

Publishers in the US including Hachette Book Group, Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster are making $250m (£163m) in free ebooks available to low-income students as part of a scheme announced today (30th April) by President Obama. The new ebook commitments, to cover a three-year... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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