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.
Further action against media in Turkey prompts international publishers’ criticism; and Amazon KDP names a new recipient of its Spanish-language award.
A controversial merger of the EPUB standard organization and the Web-standard W3C appears now to be inevitable, with a report of approval by membership.
During the Frankfurt Book Fair, Wolters Kluwer Legal and Regulatory has signed on to use the IPR License online rights platform to drive sales of translation rights.
At San Francisco’s Books in Browsers VII, a presentation from the UK offers a Brexit example of the power of storytelling and what ‘data-driven lies’ can do.
‘New stories are emerging in a diverse media world,’ and the Books in Browsers conference series director Peter Brantley has his eyes wide open.
Taking a holistic approach that might warm the heart of a millennial mom, Nielsen’s third conference on the young readers’ market looked at their parents, too.
Even as some in publishing seem resistant to the educational benefits of text-to-speech, proponents like ReadSpeaker say the technology is getting stronger.
In a season when politics can seem especially cartoonish, English PEN looks at the freedom of such expression, as Open Road engages Vistaar to draw a clearer picture of ebook pricing.
Recognized for ‘using her works to advocate for race relations and women’s empowerment,’ author Marilyn Nelson will be the focus of the 2017 Neustadt Festival.