*+-According to discussions at the International Association of STM Publishers conference, open access and data-driven articles need more scrutiny.
*+-There is a state of confusion in the Arab world regarding digital publishing, with educational institutions at the forefront, though take up is slow.
*+-A new report from German ebook distribution platform quantifies the anticipated growth of digital publishing across Latin America.
*+-Five years after launching, Open Road has published 10,000 titles from 2,500 authors, seen 12 million downloads, and added translations from 3 partners.
*+-If one theme resonated at the London Book Fair’s Digital Minds conference, it was that even in the age of digital, we need to remember we are selling books to humans.
*+-The founders of the UK’s Literary Platform reflect on the changes they’ve seen in digital publishing over the 5 years since launching their consultancy.
*+-‘We are finally shedding archaic typographic rules, and technology now allows emotion to return to printed text,’ argues Anthony Franco of EffectiveUI.
*+-UK startup Educake promises an easy-to-use online solution for teachers to set up and grade quizzes and students to provide answers, much of it automated.
*+-Creators of the Clean Reader app will no longer sell books after receiving complaints from authors that their works were being altered without permission.
*+-UK publishers sold £2.2 billion of books in 2004, with ebooks accounting for nearly half UK fiction sales—though print in other categories proved resilient.