The ebook-soundtrack company Booktrack announces an arrangement with Little, Brown on novellas for young people, following years of work in ‘Booktrack Classroom.’
‘What happens if the story you’re reading reacts to where you are?’ ask the key players in a newly launched two-year project in ambient literature based in England’s West Country.
Challenges to the industry in Taiwan are debated, from educational shortcomings to ‘poor adaptation to the digital era among Taiwanese publishers and bookstores.’
‘All the key information of the original title but without all the pages’: startup Joosr offers commuters ‘bite-size mobile learning’ in nonfiction.
The CEO of Peter Lang, an international publishing group, is now one of six owners pivoting the company to face outward from Bern. Four years ago, she says, the company was ‘very good at hiding.’
What does it mean to ‘go public’—’to publish’ in the digital dynamic? A masters program at Canada’s Trent University is focused on that specific question, in all its breadth.
After the arrival in Mexico of Amazon and Apple, ebook sales growth has slowed and some wonder what all the fuss was about, according to editors, publishers and entrepreneurs.
‘Twenty-eight percent told us they don’t know if they’re ready’ for digital publishing in the next two years, says Mark Gross, whose Data Conversion Laboratory sponsor the ‘dynamic publishing’ study.
Who’s buying the books, who’s coloring them, and how are they finding them? Here are a few glimpses from Nielsen’s 2015 research.
‘A vast pool of quality legacy content amounts to a huge, permanent brand advantage,’ says Rights and Content conference speaker Matt Dellinger. But how can it be deployed?