Outgoing president of the European and International Booksellers Federation John McNamee discusses interoperability for ebooks, VAT, and offers advice for future survival in the book biz.
Browsing by topic: digitization
Up until now second serial rights for stories and articles have been an afterthought, but it is a huge opportunity, says Byliner’s Richard Nash.
The Digital Minds conference in London took a philosophical bent, questioning is this ‘golden age for publishing or the end of the book?’
With a digital category added to the prestigious Ragazzi Awards, the Bologna Children’s Book Fair acknowledged the increasing influence of digital publishing.
Corey Pressman of Exprima Media links the closure of Readmill to the evolution of post-print culture, or what Marshall McLuhan called ‘the second orality.’
The New York Public Library has launched a new online book recommendation engine powered by Bookish Recommends from New York digital startup Zola Books.
UK-based startup ValoBox offers an attractive revenue sharing model for those who use social media as a catalyst to sell books, empowering discovery.
In a high speed interconnected culture, slow to market doesn’t work…we want to fill demand as quickly as possible, writes David Wilk of Frederator Books.
The Literature Translation Institute (LTI) of Korea has placed 20 works of early-modern Korean fiction online for free.
With ebooks and print-on-demand, readers never again have to want for a much loved, long forgotten, or previously unpublished book from a cherished writer.