Taylor & Francis’ accessibility lead Stacy Scott has signed two charters in the company’s commitment to accessible publishing.
At Frankfurt’s ‘The Markets’ Today: Pablo Laurino of Argentina’s Publica.la
‘We knew publishers from different countries could benefit from having their own online sales channels,’ says Pablo Laurino, the founder of Publica.la based in Argentina, with offices in Spain and the USA.
The Frankfurt Book Fair and France’s Literary Season Address Accessibility Issues
Frankfurt Book Fair and Technische Universität Darmstadt have teamed up on accessibility studies, and France’s ‘Literary Season for All’ is bigger than ever, in its sixth year.
Argentine-Mexican Partnership Looks To Facilitate More Latin American Digital Publishing
Mexican ebook conversion and distribution provider Ink-It and Argentine e-commerce platform Publica.la have partnered to enable direct sales of digital content.
BookNet Canada and Rakuten Kobo Award 2018 Ebook Coding Prize
Getting ‘aesthetically pleasing and accessible content’ out of what the judges gave her as a mashup of sci-fi and Lewis Carroll, Katy Mastrocola beats the competition.
Industry Notes: ‘La Rentrée Littéraire’ For All in France; English PEN’s Translation Awards
Sixty-five French publishers are releasing accessible editions their ‘rentrée littéraire’ titles. English PEN’s ‘Translates’ awards include translator-led books.
Russian Retailer LitRes Announces New .fb3 Ebook Format
Amid debate about whether EPUB may not be more suitable, the key ebook retailer in Russia announces a move to a new version of the FictionBook format, .fb3.
W3C’s Jeff Jaffe: With IDPF Onboard, Time for a New ‘Publishing Roadmap’
Despite months of controversy, the now-completed W3C-IDPF merger means, says Jeff Jaffe, ‘an empowering environment’ for publishing’s development.
IDPF Members Approve W3C Merger
A controversial merger of the EPUB standard organization and the Web-standard W3C appears now to be inevitable, with a report of approval by membership.
Changing the DNA of the Book: India’s Papertrell
India’s Papertrell seeks to ‘change the DNA of books by conceptualizing and building content to have a two-way dialog creating true interactivity.’