Berlin’s Hatje Cantz is using the pandemic’s restrictions to explore art and its books, and New York’s MoMA offers educators’s tools to parents.
The Spanish and Latin American markets are expected to have 14,000 Spanish-language audiobooks available this year, and, with ebooks, continued to see growth in 2019.
ProQuest platform users are being given access to the Coronavirus Research Database which aggregates and parses COVID-19 content for fast access by researchers.
Literary agents at 2 Seas Agency say that, thanks to digital communication, publishers working from home are actively reading submissions and making offers.
In Germany, a prize never yet awarded is canceled, as ALTA’s program of American translation awards adjusts deadlines, and a UK program for independent writer announces its prizes online.
In the States, S&S is working with Bookshop.org, and in Britain and Ireland, the Books Are My Bag program has Charlie Mackesy’s artwork.
Asking for a waiver of three types of fees through June, independent publishers’ and vendors’ association PubWest looks to Amazon for help.
BISG surveys the impact on publishing of the COVID-19 emergency, and Hachette, Simon & Schuster, and HarperCollins withdraw from BookExpo.
More than 40 publishers have agreed to CCC’s new license that allows educators to make additional use of copyrighted materials during the coronavirus pandemic.
Today’s COVID-19 reference comes from one of the industry’s most internationalized corporations, Copyright Clearance Center: home education.