When Tsutaya Bookstores partnered with the Takeo Library, the result was a stunning building that left only enough money to stock it with cast off books.
Banned Books Week garners headlines and is easy to support, but some believe its an anachronism that ‘traffics in fear-mongering over censorship.’
Helen Sun, CEO of Beijing Ingenta Digital Publishing Technology, shares her best practices for launching a joint venture publishing partnership in China.
More than 1,000 people, publishers and booksellers have donated to the ‘Jungle Library’ at the Calais migrant camp, which is now raising money for supplies.
Al Manhal the Arabic-language ebook education company, has attracted more than a million users and updated its database to allow full-text search.
Roger Tagholm visits the ‘jungle’ migrant camp in Calais, France and reports a new library has been established, but still needs many books.
After the UK government suggested all 8-year-olds get library cards, author Chris White countered with a letter lamenting the lack of library funds.
LitRes, Russia’s dominant ebookseller, is helping to develop the country’s National Digital Library, which is expected to host 1.5m + titles by 2018.
In the face of years of war and threats from ISIS, the Iraq National Library has begun to preserve its holdings through digitization.
Madrid-based library ebook and digital distribution platform Odilo is expanding globally with a catalog offering 300k titles in Spanish, English and more.