Why Independent Publishers are an Essential Public Service

Government support for independent publishers is an essential public good because indie publishers provide an essential public service, argues Manuel Rico. The post Why Independent Publishers are an Essential Public Service appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Information Overload: Curation as an Essential Service of Book Publishers

UK publisher and commentator Michael Bhaskar talks of the centricity he sees in curation as the essential service and activity of publishers. The post Information Overload: Curation as an Essential Service of Book Publishers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-12-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nine Criteria for Hybrid Publishing from the Independent Book Publishers Association

The IPBA has released a 9-point outline for hybrid publishers with author-subsidized business models to operate reputably and maintain quality standards. The post Nine Criteria for Hybrid Publishing from the Independent Book Publishers Association appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-02-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Are small independent publishers doing the work for big publishers?

While the giant firms sink huge sums into fleeting fads, the commitment and passion of the smaller imprints leave a larger impression in the long termIndependent publishers pick the books they loved and wished they published in 2015Here’s an observation: it sometimes feels as though smaller... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-12-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Can Independent Publishers Rescue in South Korean Publishing?

Independent publishing and bookstores that offering indie press books are lone bright spots in an otherwise depressed South Korean publishing landscape. The post Can Independent Publishers Rescue in South Korean Publishing? appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Publisher Services to Distribute IDW Comics Internationally

The IDW-Penguin Random House Publisher Services agreement sees comic books, trade collections, and graphic novels going to 'direct market.' The post PRH Publisher Services to Distribute IDW Comics Internationally appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-09-20 14:29:57 UTC ]
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German Independents: Klett-Cotta’s Tom Kraushaar and ‘Publisher Days’

Seven German book publishers—'competitors in real life,' says Klett-Cotta publisher Tom Kraushaar—look forward to the next gathering. The post German Independents: Klett-Cotta’s Tom Kraushaar and ‘Publisher Days’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-07-15 17:11:43 UTC ]
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Carbon offsetting 'a viable solution' for independent publishers

Carbon offsetting is a viable solution for independent publishers wishing to improve their sustainability, Martin Klopstock, operations director at Kogan Page has told a London Book Fair seminar. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-21 20:21:54 UTC ]
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The Independent Publishers Caucus Comes of Age

The fledgling indie publisher organization, founded in 2016, has emerged from the crucible of the Covid-19 pandemic as an invaluable resource to small presses. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fast-Growing Independent Publishers, 2021

Presses used new and old business models to post solid gains in a pandemic year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Report publication: Publishing Sector in Ukraine

Exploring the Ukrainian publishing sectorThe British Council, with support from the Ukrainian Book Institute, commissioned the research which was undertaken by Emma Shercliff from February to October 2020, with the aim of exploring the Ukrainian publishing sector in more detail, and finding ways... Continue reading at British Council global

[ British Council global | 2021-03-29 15:27:40 UTC ]
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Scribd Announces an Audiobook Production Line, Highlighting Independent Publishers

Subscription service Scribd adds audiobook titles, opening with 'Black Imagination,' to its newly launched Scribd Audio brand. The post Scribd Announces an Audiobook Production Line, Highlighting Independent Publishers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-03-09 14:00:22 UTC ]
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What Do Libraries Do?: 7 Services Your Public Library (Probably) Offers

"What do libraries do?" You may be surprised by these seven basic services your public library offers for free, including job search help. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-03-01 11:30:00 UTC ]
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Review of 2020: independent publishers

The BBC boost enjoyed by Sally Rooney’s Normal People helped Faber to post strong sales of both the young author’s titles, while Matt Haig’s books claimed three of the top six chart positions for Canongate. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-04 22:44:47 UTC ]
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US publishers welcome law against illicit streaming services

Publishers in the US have welcomed a new law passed by Congress giving the Department of Justice (DoJ) power to go after criminal streaming services. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-23 05:21:10 UTC ]
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University of Chicago Press to publish 'essential primer' on Covid-19 vaccine

The University of Chicago Press will publish How to Make a Vaccine: An Essential Guide for Covid-19 and Beyond by John Rhodes, a UK-based international expert in immunology and vaccine discovery.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-06 16:10:48 UTC ]
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Amazon Publishing in Talks to Offer E-books to Public Libraries

The potential deal would be a breakthrough moment in the library e-book market as Amazon currently does not make its digital content available to libraries. It would also be a major coup for the Digital Public Library of America's upstart e-book platform and its SimplyE library reading app. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-04 05:00:00 UTC ]
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American publisher Levine promises ‘beloved’ titles from his new independent list

American publisher Arthur A Levine has launched the first titles fro his new independent children’s publisher Levine Querido in the UK. Levine founded Levine Querido last April after 23 years as the publisher of Scholastic Inc imprint Arthur A Levine Books. One of the driving forces that led him... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-14 12:12:21 UTC ]
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Emerald named Independent Publisher of the Year at IPG Awards

Emerald Publishing has been named Independent Publisher of the Year as well as Academic and Professional Publisher of the Year at the 2020 Independent Publishers Guild Awards.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-23 08:00:35 UTC ]
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Little Tiger to publish key worker tribute for Independent Bookshop Week

Little Tiger is to publish a picture book celebrating the work of key workers, to raise money for the NHS during Independent Bookshop week. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-26 01:38:15 UTC ]
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