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  • Digital Book World 2014: An Industry Transformed

    The fifth installment of Digital Book World, the annual New York City conference on digital publishing, was held last week.

  • DBW 2014: The Future of Bookstores, Libraries

    At Digital Book World, independent booksellers and librarians answered two questions: Why are we still here, and how do we stay here?

  • DBW 2014: Amazon, Subscription and the Book Business

    In a morning session entirely devoted to, author Brad Stone and consultant Joe Esposito looked back over the history of Amazon's growth (and remorseless tactics) before looking ahead to its next round of competitive targets.

  • DBW 2014: Publisher, Startup Partnerships

    Publishers and startup entrepreneurs came together on two separate panels at Digital Book World to discuss forging relationships.

  • Digital Book World 2014: An Industry Transformed

    The 5th annual Digital Book World conference opened with a look back over those five years and the vast changes in book publishing wrought by the transition to digital media.

  • Library of Congress Inks Deal for Digital Collection

    Looking to upgrade its ability to archive digital content in an era of increasingly electronic-only publications, the Library of Congress has reached a five-year agreement with Data Conversion Laboratory.

  • Books in Browsers 2013 Livestream

    Watch the Books in Browsers event livestreaming right now!

  • Dohle Bites: Highlights from Markus Dohle’s Talk at Frankfurt

    Notable quotes from the CEO of the world's largest trade publisher on Amazon, the future of print, self-publishing, and more.

  • Graphic Novels Rise 6% in Q3; Comixology, Viz Europe Ink Deal

    The graphic novel market reported sales growth of 6% in the third quarter of 2013, according to the annual industry White Paper; and Comixology, the digital comics vendor and marketplace, announced a digital distribution agreement with Viz Media Europe and released some consumer data.

  • ICv2 Comics Ahead! Confab Kicks Off New York Comic Con

    Slated to be held the day before New York Comic Con 2013 opens, ICv2's Comics Ahead! conference is a half-day of panels devoted to examining the growth in comics and graphic novels over the last two years and discussing ways to continue the expansion in the immediate future.

  • BookMachine Kicks Off Launch with Global Publishing Event

    BookMachine, a U.K.-based social media-driven publishing skills exchange, is kicking off the launch of its online platform,, with a Global Publishing Event that will be held simultaneously in six cities on September 25.

  • ALA 2013: Richard Ford, Timothy Egan Win Carnegie Medals at Packed ALA

    The Carnegie Medals highlight what has been a very strong ALA annual conference, featuring great authors and speakers, a jammed exhibit floor, and high attendance.

  • ALA 2013: Jaron Lanier Tells Librarians Why Information Shouldn't Be Free

    Lanier told librarians that the digital architecture we have chosen so far represents the “the wrong kind of openness, and the wrong kind of free.”

  • ALA 2013: The Day Congressman John Lewis Got his Library Card

    On hand to celebrate the first book of his new three-part graphic retelling of the civil rights movement from, March, Lewis told librarians of a special day in his life, some 25 years earlier.

  • SCIBA Announces Inaugural Summer Reading Retreat

    SCIBA booksellers and publisher members are invited to the La Quinta Resort near Palm Springs, Calif. to relax and read in July

  • BISG’s MIP 2013: A New World of Big Data, Complexity and Collaboration

    In a morning of presentations focused on the growing importance of Big Data, mobile computing and self-publishing on industry decision-making, The Book Industry Study Group’s Making Information Pay Conference featured a variety of panelists at its May 15 event.

  • O'Reilly Ends TOC Conference

    Tools of Change, the first industry wide conference to address the impact of digital technology on book publishing, is being discontinued by O’Reilly Media.

  • Conference Report: Beyond PDF 2

    Academic results have been bundled into journals to facilitate their sharing since 1665, noted attendees at the recent Beyond PDF 2, conference, in Amsterdam. But the Web has brought with it an opportunity to blow up and remake academic publishing.

  • SXSW 2013: Self-Publishing, David Carr and the ‘Theology of Free’

    Despite a year at SXSW Interactive that seems to have both a big spurt in attendance and fewer book publishing focused panels, there were still some useful discussions of the evolution of publishing in the digital era and its financial underpinnings.

  • Digital Kids Conference Focuses on Content Creation

    Computer and mobile device users view four billion videos on YouTube every day. That was one of the statistics used by Victor Lee, v-p digital marketing at Hasbro, to illustrate to attendees at the Digital Kids conference held earlier this week the type of competition they face in competing for children's time.

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