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Previewing GLOBALOCAL, India’s “Forum for Content”

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We preview the German Book Office, New Delhi’s and Frankfurt Book Fair’s GLOBALOCAL conference will be held in New Delhi from 13–14 February.

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Videos from Frankfurt: CONTEC, Publishers Launch and More

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The Publishing Perspectives team attended CONTEC Frankfurt and Publishers Launch at the Frankfurt Book Fair to find out what the crowds were buzzing about.

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Ether for Authors: Are Publishing Firefights Hurting the Mission?

Ether for Authors: Firefights

Porter Anderson takes on the distraction of publishing non-controversies, a new guide for self-publishing, BEA chief Steve Rosato’s response to last week’s critique of BEA and more.

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Matt Costello on StoryDrive China and the Future of Storytelling

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Ideas not technology should lead story development in the digital age, says multiplatform creator Matt Costello, a featured speaker at next week’s StoryDrive China conference.

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Big Data and MOOCs Herald Change for Academic Publishers

Dr. Dennis Gannon is Director of Cloud Research Strategy in the Connections team at Microsoft Research.

This year’s US Innovations Seminar of the International Association of STM Publishers focused on the impact of data mining, MOOCs and new author/researcher tools.

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Ether for Authors: Tim O’Reilly Is No Amanda Palmer

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In this week’s web roundup Porter Anderson takes in the furor over the demise of O’Reilly’s TOC and inspiring speeches from last weekend’s Grub Street Muse and Marketplace conference.

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TOC RIP: Fare Thee Well, for Your Work is Done

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Ed Nawotka reflects on the end of the TOC conferences, noting that the technobabble introduced at the events has now become our commonplace diction in publishing.

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O’Reilly Announces Closure of Tools of Change Conference and Blog

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O’Reilly Media will close down its popular digital publishing conference, Tools of Change, but Tim O’Reilly promises to continue innovating the publishing process.

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Ether for Authors: Take Me to Your Data

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Our weekly roundup takes in Cory Doctorow’s conversion to data evangelism, reaction to Patterson’s wake up publishing ads, BEA’s silly cupcake promo and more.

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Ether for Authors: Who Is Pitching Whom?

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This week in author buzz, Porter Anderson digests the Writer’s Digest Conference, takes on chicken littles in the biz, and considers what B&N might do about showrooming.

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