Your local library’s ebooks will now show up in Google searches

Google has made life a little easier for those who like to check out ebooks from their local library. Now, when you search for a book through Google, results for libraries near you that carry that ebook will show up along with outlets where you can... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2017-09-20 00:00:00 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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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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20 Feel-Good Ebooks Unlikely to Have Long Library Waitlists to Read While Social Distancing

These feel-good ebooks don't have long waits -- if any wait at all -- from your library. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-03-27 10:32:33 UTC ]
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Coronavirus shows we need local papers – but it could kill them off | Jane Martinson

As City AM suspends publication, regional print media are coming under increasing pressurePlayboy, the glossy magazine relic of the pre-#MeToo era as well as the occasional publisher of Margaret Atwood, among others, would seem to have little in common with City AM, the business-led freesheet... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-03-22 14:00:08 UTC ]
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CILIP criticises Boris Johnson library claims on Marr show

Library association CILIP has criticised Boris Johnson following his comments on library services, following an Andrew Marr interview where the Tory leader suggested library closures were solely down to councils’ financial mismanagement. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-01 19:40:00 UTC ]
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Google Vows to Keep Investing in Journalism in Search for Sustainable Publishing Models

During the Digital Media Asia 2019 conference held in Hong Kong in October, tech giant Google reiterated its support for Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-11-04 18:00:50 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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Google pledges $10M to support businesses in underserved communities via libraries

Google has long been a philanthropic powerhouse, with STEM education, economic security and inclusion as top priorities. Through its charitable arm, the company also is tackling housing and homelessness, along with criminal justice reform. Next up — libraries. On Thursday, Google.org announced... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2019-10-03 21:51:27 UTC ]
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What the ‘Resistance Library’ shows us about America’s struggles today

A new series of works by Milgram, Kierkegaard, Hoffer, Fromm and Nietzsche reveal the dangers of -isms. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-08-28 16:50:21 UTC ]
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Google’s plan to improve local news will start in Youngstown, Ohio

Today, Google announced that Youngstown, Ohio, will be the first city in its Compass Experiment, a joint venture with newspaper publishing company McClatchy to revive local news. The announcement couldn't be more timely, as Youngstown's long standing... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-07-18 17:49:00 UTC ]
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Microsoft's Ebook Apocalypse Shows the Dark Side of DRM

Microsoft has closed its ebook store—and will soon make their customers' libraries disappear along with it. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2019-06-30 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Microsoft ebooks store closes and customer libraries to be deleted

Microsoft has removed the ebooks category from its online store in a move that will see purchased titles deleted from customer libraries. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google wants to bring local news back to underserved cities

Google and newspaper publishing company McClatchy announced a new partnership that will aim to develop sustainable business models for local news publications. As part of the ongoing Google News Initiative, the companies will be teaming up to create... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google News Initiative and McClatchy Will Fill a Local News Void in 3 U.S. Markets

Google News Initiative, the search-engine giant's program to work with publishers in the media industry, teamed up with newspaper publisher McClatchy on an initiative to bring local news coverage to three small and midsized communities in the U.S. that are currently lacking local sources of news... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The New York Post vs. the (non-Murdoch) media, Google backs local news: Publisher's Brief

Welcome to the latest edition of Ad Age Publisher's Brief, our roundup of news from the world of content producers across digital and print. Got a tip? Send it our way. Joining us late? Here's the previous edition.The news from Cupertino: "Apple's string of new subscription services pushes... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google starts ‘subscriptions lab’ for local publishers to develop paid content

The six-month program, featuring eight North American news publishers, is designed to unearth insights that can be shared across the news ecosystem. The post Google starts ‘subscriptions lab’ for local publishers to develop paid content appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-03-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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120,000 American libraries just got even cooler thanks to Grow with Google

Google is giving you one more reason to love libraries. As everyone knows, libraries are cool. They are open to all (even ghosts, according to Ghostbusters), and can beat any Black Friday sale by offering free books on every subject every day (see the Instagram below). And way before WeWork was... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2018-11-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NearSt joins with Google to show high street book stock

A retail tech start-up, NearSt, has partnered with Google to show online what is available in local stores, with around 60 bookshops signed up nationwide. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Local election candidates urged to champion libraries

Library and information association CILIP is encouraging candidates to champion libraries ahead of the local elections taking place in England this May. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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