More than 20 publishing and reading-related technology demos were developed in a caffeine-fueled 48-hour frenzy at this past weekend’s CODEX Hackathon.
Among the innovative new tech on display at the annual AAUP meeting were new tools for annotations and publishing open access monographs.
This weekend in San Francisco, the CODEX hackathon will tackle a variety of book-related innovation projects, including KINDLR, a dating app around books.
W.W. Norton & Company has announced that its entire catalog of trade and professional e-books will be available to readers through lending libraries.
The EC’s anti-trust investigation of Amazon has focused on ‘most favored nation’ (MFN) status, offering a curious echo of history, writes Roger Tagholm.
After offering indie short form authors favorable royalty rates, Amazon has pivoted to attract bestsellers and bolster sales of Unlimited subscriptions.
Chinese “web literature” sites are making some amateur web authors wealthy by offering tools that enable fans to reward their favorite writers.
Scotland’s Palimpsest started as a pre-press and services provider, but seeing an open niche, is now publishing digital editions of Scottish classics.
Ronald Schild of Germany’s MVB discusses how research shows simple metadata fixes, like putting the language of a book in your metadata, can double sales.
With free open web tools billions of new users in developing markets now have the ability to publish online, says Mark Surman of the Mozilla Foundation.