The news that Apple is formally discontinuing iBooks Author is no surprise to those following the software, but it certainly does mark the end of an era, and the beginning of a new one.

On the heels of selling a previous business, the year 2014 saw me learning new skill...

In a bit of good news amidst a lot of bad news, Macmillan has decided to reverse course and lift its controversial ebook embargo on libraries. (Publishers Weekly article here)

We're excited to see our friend and partner the American Library Association see their wishes...

UPDATE: Read The Washington Post's coverage of Digital Book World's action against Macmillan here.

As part of the sold-out Digital Book World 2019 back in September, our friends at the American Library Association announced the eBooksForAll campaign, in response to Macm...

In an interesting turn of events, Audible and a number of major publishers and publishing interests have settled their ongoing legal dispute over Audible Captions, the new feature for Audible which provides live transcriptions of audiobooks, two-to-three sentences at a...

The decade of the 2010's was an up-and-down one. The rise of ebooks was met by a decline of ebooks. Amazon has grown, opening opportunities for publishers, but also forcing monopoly-like conditions on many. Booksellers struggled to find their way. Libraries continue to...

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Digital Book World Reveals Winners of the 2019 DBW Awards

Honorees Represent Books, Publishers, Industry Leaders and Technology
 

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 11, 2019) – Digital Book World (DBW) – the gathering of the wide world of publishing – named t...

September 11, 2019

To produce great audiobooks, you don’t need to reinvent the publishing wheel. In many respects, they can be managed in just the same way as any other content in the product hierarchy, making the most of existing resources.

A well-designed publishing management system sh...

We are pleased to announce the 2019 Finalists for The Digital Book World Awards.

In addition to the awards listed below, the DAISY Consortium is currently determining the Finalists for the Digital Book World Accessibility Award, Presented By DAISY. Those results will be...

Our friends at BISG recently held a webinar on printing on demand, and a number of issues confronting the book industry and paper shortages were mentioned.

Digital Book World has added a new breakout track for Digital Book World 2019 called Print Book World, designed to...

Before you go further, read the eye-opening and insightful piece in Forbes about Kickstarter.

I admire so much about Kickstarter's business. They have turned financing of projects on its head, making it far easier to conceive, create, and execute on creative projects th...

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