With new production tools come new quality challenges, debating whether the Fire Phone has failed already, Amazon’s foray into Brazil’s print market, harnessing libraries’ promotional power and more.
Join Digital Book World on Tuesday, October 21 at 12:00pm ET / 9:00am PT / 5:00pm GMT for a free webcast where you will learn how to optimize your metadata for the library market. Authors and publishers know that high-quality metadata can …
Inside Kobo’s new Aura H2O ereader, Penguin Random House’s summer successes with best-selling ebooks, publishing salaries inch upward, a Florida university debuts an ebook-only library and more.
Navigating the latest challenges in digital publishing, Penguin Random House dominates ebook best-seller list, authors’ stakes in the Amazon-Hachette feud, BiblioBoard expands its catalog and more.
The close look at the state of e-lending worldwide, how much longer the Amazon-Hachette war could rage, Apple’s settlement approved, a new approach to crowdsourced content and much more.
Major publishers have widened U.S. libraries’ access to their catalogs in recent months, but as a new background paper from the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) asserts, that isn’t happening everywhere around the world. According to the report, …
How the new subscription service is impacting best-sellers, Amazon lays out its goals in Hachette dispute, a new digital-first Amazon imprint, Macmillan provides full front-list to libraries, Axis 360 integrates with Boopsie and much more.
Amazon’s latest financial figures halfway through a busy year, Amazon helps authors set prices, Scholastic sees growth and expects more, 90% of American libraries now lending ebooks, John Ingram invests in Mediander and much more.
Why authors and publishers participating in Kindle Unlimited have cause to celebrate, Amazon tries to quell authors’ dissent in Hachette feud, Oyster gets onto Web browsers, Apple adds 48 million new devices to the market and more.
Pentian brings its model for Spanish-language books to the U.S. market, Omnific’s two new agreements, Simon & Schuster’s library ebooks’ impact on consortia, Google takes aim at Amazon and much more.
Diverging views on Amazon’s strategy and priorities in Hachette negotiation, signs excitement could be dimming ahead of Fire Phone launch, authors ask readers to go to bat against Amazon and more.
Revenues flattening out as predicted, Simon & Schuster widens ebook access for libraries, five tips for digital publishing start-ups, Forgotten Books launches subscription services and much more.
As reported earlier today, Simon & Schuster announced that it is converting its pilot on library ebook lending to a national program. Frankly, for some time I thought this day would never come. Flash back to a wintry day in …
Inside the terms of the dispute, why Japan no longer leads the world in ebooks, a retailer experiments with selling ebooks with multiple-user licenses, Spain cracks down on book piracy and much more.
An close look at what publishers actually make, why Amazon is chasing publishers’ profit margins, Amazon’s app store boasting some quarter million apps, how libraries gamble on ebooks and more.
A closer look at the new “Ask the Author” tool in Goodreads, Hugh Howey goes to bat for Amazon, self-publishing booming in the UK, predictions for Amazon’s new smartphone and much more.
Global sales insights from the popular genre, Amazon’s new payment plan, Rizzoli partners with Kindle to crowd-source books, Candlewick Press targets YA crowd on Tumblr and much more.
Assessing the impact of authors’ criticism, four lessons libraries can learn from Amazon, politics and reality in Common Core-aligned publishing, Google Play launches in Norway and much more.
An idea so crazy it just might work, a small publisher goes to bat for Jeff Bezos, the American Booksellers Association goes on the attack against Amazon, Next Big Book wins BEA start-up contest and more.
As the digital publishing landscape evolves, public and school libraries are striving to redefine their roles while shoring up their missions. Today, they’re beginning to find ways of achieving that balancing act, according to a new report published by the American Library Association. The report …
Amazon encourages customers to go elsewhere for Hachette titles, this week’s ebook best-seller list, a new retailer sells DRM-free ebooks, weighing Amazon’s impact on consumers and much more.
Tips for gaining new income from old titles, taking stock of the slowdown in digital growth, two problems libraries face from ebooks, Encyclopaedia Britannica expands and more.
Small publishers in Britain successfully promoting e-reading, Random House Children’s group pares UK staff, Donna Tartt’s Pulitzer win and much more.
Recently, Highlights Press welcomed Jack W. Perry as the new Vice President of Print and eBook Sales. As children’s publishing hovers at the crossroads between print and digital, Perry sees this as an exciting moment. Digital offers new opportunities not …
[Press Release] Baker & Taylor and collectionHQ Launch ESP – Evidence-based Selection Planning Baker & Taylor, the premier worldwide distributor of digital and print books and entertainment products, announced today a new service backed by collectionHQ’s data:ESP – Evidence-based Selection Planning. …
A closer look at who uses libraries and how, Amazon’s Prime price hike, Microsoft paves the way for a post-Nook future, OverDrive gains Pearson e-textbooks and more.
Rethinking publishers’ business approach, Readfy’s new free “Spotify for ebooks” model, slumping revenues at Harlequin, libraries ramp up on ebook purchases and more.
Barnes & Noble struggles to stop the hemorrhaging at Nook, the latest techniques in ebook typography, Apple stands its ground, Macmillan opens its full ebook catalog to libraries and more.
What authors think publishers offer them, Apple’s booming first quarter, making content pay, survival tactics for libraries and much more.
Another way publishers and agents can harness the power of authors, the changing role of libraries, getting best-sellers for the cost of a pack of gum and more!
Recently, I sat down with Mike Shatzkin, book publishing consultant and Digital Book World 2014 conference chair, to talk about a wide range of topics, including many that will be covered at DBW 2014. Over the next few months, I …
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[Press Release] Macmillan Publishers Opens Entire eBook Backlist Catalog to Public Libraries via Axis 360 – Thousands of digital titles to be available for the very first time for library circulation – CHARLOTTE, N.C., October 18, 2013 – Baker & …