Called an an effort to ‘optimize the work of all major libraries,’ Russia’s plan to merge digital collections of several libraries is seeing resistance.
Fighting time and a climate in which old documents deteriorate, a publishing house in Goa contributes to the preservation of early Asian texts.
Princeton University Library has digitized 47 Russian children’s books as part of its Cotsen Children’s Library of international literature for young readers.
A study in contrasts, Poland’s market is quick to respond to technology even while losing readership. Consultant Marcin Skrabka—who speaks on October 18 as Poland’s visionary in Frankfurt Book Fair’s The Markets: Global Publishing Summit—sees opportunity amid the challenges.
Two storytelling projects from Poland merge book publishing with state-of-the-art technology and explore both cross-media and regional boundaries.
Digital technology and the internet allows Spanish poetry publishers to cut costs, take risks, support new authors, and ultimately reach more readers.
The Russian government has embarked on a plan to merge the collections of the St. Petersburg and Moscow State Libraries.
The second half of our report from the 2015 East Africa Digital Reading Summit in Kenya looks at efforts to develop and distributing more local digital content.
The first of a two part report from the 2015 East Africa Digital Reading Summit in Kenya looks at developments in e-reading and library ebook use.
Global brands may appear to dominate ebook subscriptions, but nimble, local publishing startups across Europe are winning authors’ hearts and minds.