Metadata may not just be how your titles are being categorized, tracked, and marketed: It also can tell a printer how to print the book a reader has just ordered from a favorite retailer — and get it out the door.
Both cultural exchange and commercial market presence are expected by Kalimat and Bloomsbury’s executives in an Arabic-English translation agreement.
A unique and valuable experiment in a community will close on September 1 if its creator Craig Mod’s current plan for responsibly archiving the project goes forward.
‘Online literature is an important topic for this year’s conference,’ says Frankfurt Book Fair’s Juergen Boos, as his team prepares to participate in the fourth annual doing of StoryDrive China.
Business, the arts, and ambassadors: New dispatches from Frankfurt Book Fair focus on a new cultural marketplace, Guests of Honour, and the Business Club.
In a Publishing Perspectives exclusive, Bodour Al Qasimi reacts to the International Publishers Association’s recent membership controversy and looks at the Arab world’s industry in globalization.
On the show floor, the crowds and booths are down. In one unusually frank exchange, however, this BEA finds traction on issues of publishing and its writers.
‘The convergence between books and the Web is really, really important,’ Tim Berners-Lee tells the #IDPFDigiCon audience. All else seems less certain.
BEA’s’ Director of International Affairs Rüdiger Wishenbart’s new Global Ebook Report cites continental Europe’s ebooks “stalling even earlier” than in US, UK.
With a goal of combining forces by January 2017, W3C and IDPF formalize their plans in an announcement ahead of BookExpo America.