In a major focus on its metadata, Cambridge University Press is working this year to improve the discoverability of its material for library users.
A BookNet Canada study reveals growing sales and library circulation of audiobooks, but consumers are having some problems finding the audiobooks they want.
Fighting time and a climate in which old documents deteriorate, a publishing house in Goa contributes to the preservation of texts said to date back to ‘the earliest in Asia.’ By Dennis Abrams | @DennisAbrams2 ‘Regaining Their History’ riting for The Hindu, Aditya Sudarshan looks at CinnamonTeal, a publishing house in the city of Margao in the Indian state of Goa. …
The American Library Association holds its third Sharjah conference for library professionals in the Arab world, cautiously worried at the US election news while pressing a transformative agenda.
The Federation of European Publishers argues that a recent EU court decision in favor of ebook lending could negatively affect ebook sales in some countries.
News from the Sharjah Book Fair: as the Publishing City rises in Sharjah, nearby Dubai gets a smaller Kinokuniya bookstore. And UAE libraries contemplate drone deliveries.
With bookstore expansions and a community-wide pride in hand-selling, Bengaluru has cinched a reputation as a book town.
As teens in the UK prepare to ‘take over’ their community libraries, Open Road media begins releasing Gerald Durrell’s books in the States, as ‘The Durrells’ comes to PBS.
Presented as an effort to collect copyright revenue from public library loans for writers and other workers in literature, Poland’s new program finds a slow uptake among authors.
A platform on which children’s can borrow and read ebooks, BookBites integrates visual elements and tracking tools to encourage reading and book discovery.