The Week in Libraries: New Reader Survey Urges Publishers, Libraries to Bridge Their Data Gap

Among the stories making news this week: veteran bookseller and library advocate Tim Coates releases a reader-focused survey; more drama over Drag Queen Storytimes; and what to expect from all the talk of antitrust action in the tech sector. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Global Literature in Libraries Initiative: Bridging the Translation-Reader Gap

A fledgling cooperation between translators and librarians aims to bring more international literature to American library patrons. The post Global Literature in Libraries Initiative: Bridging the Translation-Reader Gap appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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What Can Heal the Publisher-Library Divide? Data

The best way to end the e-book standoff between publishers and libraries is to use data. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-20 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital focus for Libraries Week as Bobby Seagull publishes manifesto

Libraries Week kicks off today with a focus on what the nation’s libraries are doing with digital technology. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-06 18:00:32 UTC ]
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UK publishers urged to tackle library crisis

Big UK publishers need to lobby councils over the importance of their libraries in a “last ditch stand” to save the service, campaigner Tim Coates has claimed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Criado-Perez to publish feminist 'call to arms' on data gap

Chatto & Windus has acquired feminist campaigner Caroline Criado-Perez’s second book, Atypical, to be published in 2018.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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South Africa’s Bridge Books: ‘To Link Publishers With Readers’

As in parts of the world, distribution challenges loom large in Johannesburg for the book business. Bookseller Griffin Shea sees the need for a 'metaphorical bridge.' The post South Africa’s Bridge Books: ‘To Link Publishers With Readers’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-08-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Simon Collinson: Surveying small publishing's data on ebooks

A timely inquiry today, something for small publishers to consider. As my colleague Philip Jones wrote here at The FutureBook last week, the ebook market "that once was booming is now maturing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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DBW Panel : Can Publishers Take Advantage of Reader Data?

Publishers are awash in data about readers' habits. Now: what to do with it all? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Advertising Week Video: How Publishers Can Use Data More Effectively

For digital publishers, effectively harnessing data can turn a large but poorly understood audience into the targets advertisers covet, or help predict when certain consumers will be most likely to buy. The Weather Company has figured this out -- noticing that drops in summer temperatures, for... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Library Supporters Urge Action on Bill to Provide Relief Funding for Public Libraries

With the August recess looming and a second round of coronavirus relief in the works, $2 billion in funding for libraries hangs in the balance. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers prepare for Work in Publishing Week

Publishers including And Other Stories, Cambridge University Press and HarperCollins are preparing to take part in Work in Publishing Week, a campaign to inspire young people aged 14–24 to pursue a career in publishing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-13 04:20:22 UTC ]
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Canadian Publishing 2018: Is Diverse, Data-Driven Wattpad Publishing's Future?

The Canadian digital platform is using machine learning to discover what readers want. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Publishers Urge Reversal on Syrian Publishing Ban

In a letter, attorneys for the publishers claim that new sanctions violate federal law and the First Amendment. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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SURVEY: Is a Library Without Print Books a Library at All?

Is an all-digital library just the 21st-century update of the traditional library? Or a free database and ebook service with better branding? Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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San Diego Reader Launches eBook Publishing Program to Re-Introduce Great Writing to New Readers

The San Diego Reader is mining gold from its rich archives and releasing the treasures as a collection of six eBooks, the first installment of a series that will showcase the literary quality and historic value of a collection spanning more than 40 y ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Survey Finds 60% of Publishers Agree that Print Publishing’s Time is Limited

Almost two-thirds of industry leaders from the publishing industry foresee that newspapers and other print publishers will end up as digital-only enterprises by 2020, according to a survey conducted by MPP Global Solutions. Conducted during two web ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Publishing Scotland chief exec urges publishers to look abroad

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 22/02/2011 - 09:00 Publishing Scotland chief executive Marion Sinclair has urged Scottish publishers to look abroad for opportunities, likening the current situation in digital publishing to "the Wild West". Speaking yesterday [21st... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Libraries Week features nationwide Haig event and Bonnier book club launch

Libraries Week kicks off today (5th October), featuring behind the scenes looks at authors' bookshelves, a nationwide live reading of The Midnight Library by author Matt Haig (Canongate) and the launch of a Bonnier book club. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-05 05:45:33 UTC ]
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'Publishers, open the doors to the industry', urges Adeola

Dapo Adeola has urged delegates at The Bookseller Children's Conference to "open the doors" and look for grassroots talent if they are serious about addressing diversity.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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