Shared ‘open data’ is becoming more important and widely used in academic research, according to a new report from open data platform Figshare.
Looking to attract stakeholders and financial contributions, BookMap, an effort to gather and analyze global book publishing data, is launched.
Following the horrific truck-bomb attack in Mogadishu, the UK’s Book Aid International declares its solidarity with Africa Educational Trust.
The Publishing Scotland translation fund sets a deadline for its second round of applications for grants. And Springer’s ‘Marine Geosciences’ is honored.
‘It’s dangerous when religion thinks it has the market cornered on morality,’ Dan Brown told his readers at the Frankfurt Book Fair.
At Wattpad, a new premium subscription is being rolled out for the US and Canadian markets; BookExpo and BookCon call for program submissions.
A report from the Italian Publishers Association names low readership as its ‘problem of problems’ and vows to address the country’s shrinking readership.
The second American to win the UK’s coveted Man Booker Prize for Fiction, George Saunders takes the £50,000 purse for his novel ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’.
Seeing the French president join the German chancellor in opening France’s Guest of Honor program at Frankfurt, French literary agents survey the market.
The International Excellence Awards will include an honor for the first time in April 2018 for a publisher in the audio space amid 16 categories of prizes.