Urging the International Publishers Congress to embrace its most forward-leaning trends—and promote its timely work to the world—IPA president Michiel Kolman convenes the industry’s 32nd gathering and welcomes industry leaders to agenda-anchoring sessions onstage.
Stressing ‘the centuries-old interface between the Christian West and the Arab and Islamic world,’ this year’s PROSE / Hawkins winner is the Arcadian Library Online, an ongoing digitization project of Bloomsbury.
From Capital FM Business: Nairobi’s Longhorn Publishers is investing in a new strategy to offer digital textbooks and content for e-learning platforms.
From The Times of India: ‘Not available elsewhere in the world,’ two centuries of the British Library’s Bengali collection is being made available free.
From the Premium Times and The Vanguard: A ‘win-win’ agreement with Norway’s national library system is expected to see Nigerian literature digitized.
K.Lab Berlin’s Benjamin Wüstenhagen’s six years in the business have honed his viewpoint on Germany’s edtech development.
‘We need to leave the old distinction between analog and digital behind,’ says a Danish educational publisher. But is the new approach working?
Called an an effort to ‘optimize the work of all major libraries,’ Russia’s plan to merge digital collections of several libraries is seeing resistance.
Fighting time and a climate in which old documents deteriorate, a publishing house in Goa contributes to the preservation of early Asian texts.
Princeton University Library has digitized 47 Russian children’s books as part of its Cotsen Children’s Library of international literature for young readers.