A long roster of winners have been named in the AAP Prose Awards for scholarly publishing. The top winner of the RR Hawkins Award will be honored June 23.
From ‘The Wonders of Dry Desert Plants’ and ‘The Cigarette: A Political History,’ the 2020 PROSE finalist titles cover a dizzying range of topics.
The success of the AAP in its case against Audible’s audiobook ‘Captions’ may have long-lasting influence on issues of AI and intellectual property.
The year-to-date view from the latest AAP StatShot report is better looking than the month-over-month comparison of November in 2018 and 2019.
Children’s books see a handsome bump of more than 20 percent in October, year over year, as US higher education course materials drop almost 70 percent.
Removing traditional embargos, critics say, a proposed executive order would make scholarly work of federally funded researchers available on publication.
Charting a five-year downturn in US college students’ spending on course materials, the Association of American Publishers cites a drop in the 2019 fall term.
Total US book sales in 2019 so far reached $11.4 billion, an increase of 4 percent over the same timeframe in 2018, per the Association of American Publishers.
Operating as ‘a trustworthy defender of copyright and its members’ interests,’ IFRRO installs a new board. And the AAP hires Cara Duckworth from RIAA.
Poland’s Ameet, based in Łódź, has a new licensing venture with Lego Publishing, and in the States, the AAP opens its annual PROSE Awards competition.