Mexican ebook conversion and distribution provider Ink-It and Argentine e-commerce platform Publica.la have partnered to enable direct sales of digital content.
At a high-level conference organized by CANIEM, Mexican publishers were encouraged to embrace change and innovation, including new ways to promote reading and book sales.
Emphasizing digital publishing and its new children’s book area, Beijing International Book Fair plans a 97,700-square-meter footprint this year in eight halls.
The Russian ebook distributor LitRes reports 45-percent growth year-over-year in ebook sales for the first half of this year. And Storytel, which ended its first year in May in the market, cites digital access over vast distances as a driver.
Italian book publishing icon Stefano Mauri speaks at the Readmagine conference about how the digital dynamic has affected Italy’s book marketplace.
The first-announced institutional contract for the Cengage Unlimited subscription model for its digitally delivered college curriculum course materials has been signed for the 2018-2019 school year by New Mexico’s University of the Southwest.
The new digital archive from the Times Literary Supplement uses the UK’s Exact Editions content management platform. The new archive is to carry content from 2012 forward.
In its four years, the partners brought together by the Transbook project based in children’s literature, tried to learn ‘what is the digital model in the publishing industry?’
The Nigerian publishing house founded by Bibi Bakare-Yusef was named winner of the Inclusivity in Publishing Award, and US-based Sara Miller McCune was on-hand to accept her Lifetime Achievement Award.
Ahead of an Insights Seminar at London Book Fair, SAGE Publishing’s Kiren Shoman talks with Copyright Clearance Center’s Christopher Kenneally about factors in a digital transformtion of academic publishing.