Publishing Perspectives’ #EtherIssue debate on the allegedly slowing ebook market reveals apparent contradictions in self-publishing interests.
A new report from BISG highlights student’s increasing efforts to find alternatives to traditional texts, as well as faculty concerns over costs and value.
Publishing Technology’s recent study reveals a majority of publishers plan to maintain or launch multiple branded online reader communities in the next two years.
Porter Anderson’s roundup of Web buzz looks at the deluge of data coming out of confabs in Italy, B&Ns battle with S&S, Sebastian Posth’s German analytics, and much more.
ISBNs date back to the 1960s, but many think the system no longer reflects the realities of the digital age. Should the ISBN system be abolished, updated, or left alone?
Bowker, the official ISBN agency of the US, has partnered for e-book conversion Data Conversion Laboratory (DCL) to offer a new 1-stop shop for authors.
As search engines get more sophisticated, the ISNI—International Standard Name Identifier—has become a critical component of tracking book rights and allocating attribution.
A total of 211,269 print and e-book self-published titles were published in 2011, but their publishing methodology make them difficult to put quantify in terms of value.
Starting today, Publishing Perspectives will offer a monthly selection of “starred reviews” of self-published books from BlueInk review.
Bowker launches a new globl e-book survey to assess attitudes and purchasing habits of consumers in the UK, US, Germany, France, Spain, India, Australia, Brazil, South Korea and Japan.