The second coronavirus-related copyright exception this week, Canada’s ‘Read Aloud Canadian Books’ program aimed specifically at online ‘story time’ use.
Publisher Chiki Sarkar’s Juggernaut in New Delhi has partnered with Scroll.in to create an online festival in response to India’s stern nationwide lockdown.
BISG surveys the impact on publishing of the COVID-19 emergency, and Hachette, Simon & Schuster, and HarperCollins withdraw from BookExpo.
For this literature and film agency’s authors, ‘a drawback like this can be really painful,’ says Lena Stjernström at Stockholm’s Grand Agency.
Industry notes: The Rathbones Folio Prize winner talks about collectively reimagining our narratives, as programs reschedule their plans.
While China’s bestseller charts typically feature new releases, under the coronavirus outbreak, the lists have gone into a kind of lockdown of their own.
More than 40 publishers have agreed to CCC’s new license that allows educators to make additional use of copyrighted materials during the coronavirus pandemic.
As bookshops are shuttered in many parts of the world in the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, the booksellers’ federation asks for help. And Wales’ Hay Festival continues raising funds to cover its losses.
Today’s COVID-19 reference comes from one of the industry’s most internationalized corporations, Copyright Clearance Center: home education.
In a battle for inclusion among Italy’s economic casualties, the country’s books business fights to gain traction among the wounded creative industries.