Textbooks, George Orwell, and Karl Marx share spots on the Beijing campus’ 2016 report on favorite reads among students. And digital reading is up.
Some whimsical, some outlandish, more than 300 concepts arrived when Chronicle Books and Little Free Library opened a competition for designs.
The Canadian Association of Research Libraries has released a plan to improve open and effective scholarly communication between publishers, libraries, researchers and others.
As much a club as a library, St. Petersburg’s Book Capella offers high-priced memberships for ‘book apostles’ in a classic library setting.
In remembrance of Thailand’s late King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s avid engagement in a literary life, Bangkok is creating a new city library.
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.