A new reading community site is partnering with Bowker on metadata, while Ingram’s VitalSource announces its new deal with eCampus in digital coursework.
Bookwire expands its ebook distribution business in Spain. And a new survey finds that American libraries see rising demand for non-English language content.
Cognella’s ‘teacher-driven course materials’ go into IPG distribution, and Digital Science’s Figshare and Symplectic services are integrated.
Publishers and library specialists at the Guadalajara Book Fair look at Mexican-American trade in the Trump era, and bilingual books and education.
In Canada, Greystone Books announces an anthology in women’s experiences of sexual assault. In California, About Comics adds a ‘Negro Motorist’ guide.
Scotland builds on Iceland’s annual book-giving tradition with #ScotBookFlood, and Open Road Media cites strong growth through its marketing services.
At the Guadalajara Book Fair, Paul Auster talks authors who’ve influenced his work. And Amazon Publishing introduces a new imprint for short-form work.
‘It would make larger parts of the research cycle open to self-correction,’ says the Digital Science report’s author, but so might ‘a less drastic change.’
A Vermont creative writing course includes a focus on translation, and the National Endowment for the Arts announces 22 new translation grants.
Anna Todd, whose ‘After’ series has more than 1.5 billion reads, follows Simon & Schuster contracts with an indie series selling fast into world markets.