*+-Publishing executive Jeffrey Yamaguchi offers lessons learned during his first visit to China, the most important of which is just to go.
*+-David Hirsch, UCLA’s librarian for Middle Eastern and Central Asian Studies, is on a mission to collect the best printed material from the Arab world.
*+-Translation specialist house Dalkey Archive Press is moving this summer from Champaign, Illinois to the University of Houston – Victoria in Texas.
*+-Amazon Crossing put out 44 new translations last year, including genre titles, making it again the most prolific publisher of translated fiction in the US.
*+-According to discussions at the International Association of STM Publishers conference, open access and data-driven articles need more scrutiny.
*+-Research from International STM and Outsell values the STM publishing market at approximately $25 billion, plus $10 billion in additional journal revenues.
*+-The free download ’12 Books You Can’t Miss at BookCon’ features exclusive pre-release excerpts from 12 authors who will be appearing at this year’s BookCon.
*+-Jim Bryant of Trajectory.com argues that advancements natural language processing leading to keywords may unlock a revolution in book discovery.
*+-Education publishers and edtech startups came together at the BISG Higher Education Conference to discuss the challenges of this changing marketplace.
*+-LéaLA, the Spanish-language Book Fair of Los Angeles, taking place May 15-17, has added a professional day and will feature more than 100 authors.