Effects of the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic on world copyright issues was a key focus at WIPO’s 42nd SCCR meetings.
The two-year ‘Inspire’ project report from the IPA highlights solidarity and a need for common reporting standards.
In 2021, Finland’s consumer base bought two digital books for every one print book sold, the Finnish Literature Exchange, FILI, reports.
The ‘IPA Academy’ now is active for exploration by publishers in the International Publishers Association’s member-organizations.
The ‘IPA Academy’ program being opened with Sharjah Book Authority, is geared to support publishers with digital skills and advancement.
Digital acceleration: Growth outlined in Edinburgh University Press’ annual report includes a 49-percent gain in ebook sales, year over year.
The Association of American Publishers finds international backing for its lawsuit of Maryland’s new library digital book licensing law.
Before the pandemic, only 5 percent of Peru’s publishers and booksellers had made digital sales. Peru was guest of honor at Guadalajara.
As the Malaysian Book Council promotes international rights availabilities for books from its market, one publisher there talks about his company’s pandemic experience. (Sponsored)
Urban revitalization efforts and funding opportunities for publishers are encouraged by the Börsenverein as the country’s political parties debate initiatives.