Keeping pace with the National Hurricane Center, Simon & Schuster extends its aid to storm-swept libraries and bookstores in the wake of Hurricane Irma.
As Harvey storm re-strengthens in the Gulf, Simon & Schuster offers books to relief agencies, booksellers, and libraries in the devastated flood zone.
Draft2Digital’s ebook platform adds international library distribution. London’s Quarto partners with two new distributors for Iberoamericana.
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 Irish Times: A question of most popular reads becomes a chance to demonstrate what the OCLC’s ‘WorldCat’ international library system can do.
‘The IPA and its Freedom to Publish Committee denounces’ Verona’s mayor’s plan to pull books promoting same-sex family contexts from libraries and schools.
Two new reports from the UK’s Academic Book of the Future call for stakeholders in academic publishing tto formalize their collaboration in order to make advancements and improvements.
Close to 32,000 books have been shipped by Book Aid International to the African nation, the charity says, to bolster community libraries.
From the Premium Times and The Vanguard: A ‘win-win’ agreement with Norway’s national library system is expected to see Nigerian literature digitized.
A two-week international reading-and-discussion exercise, the Big Library Read is underway with more than 20,000 libraries in various parts of the world.