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  • Comixology Submit Marks Birthday With Big Offer

    Digital comics vendor Comixology marked the one year anniversary of Comixology Submit, its fast-growing self-publishing platform, with the offer of a bargain e-bundle collecting the top 100 books from the Submit program for $10.

  • Libraries, Authors and Publishers Head to SXSW 2014

    SXSW Interactive (March 7-11), the annual tech festival, opens today in Austin, Tex. and expect to see a wide range of publishers and publishing-related events.

  • PLA Preview 2014: What’s the Big Idea?

    Public Library Association President Carolyn Anthony faces a dilemma. “There’s so much I’m looking forward to that it’s hard to know where to start,” she says, when asked for her perspective on the division’s upcoming biennial conference, set for March 11–15 in Indianapolis, Ind. “I look forward to meeting people whom I’ve long admired, such as Jane Pauley, Ann Patchett, and Richard Ford, some of whom I’ll even get to have lunch with and chat with a bit. And to close with David Sedaris?
    Everyone is sure to leave laughing.”

  • PLA 2014: Seven Trends in Children’s and Teen Library Services

    What are the big issues children and teen librarians will be discussing at PLA?

  • PLA Preview 2014: How Do You Manage?

    As public librarians head to Indianapolis, for PLA 2014, there has been progress on the digital front, the economy has held steady, and a series of Pew surveys have reinforced the public’s love of libraries. But in an age of rapidly changing technology and information overload, how are public librarians managing?

  • LBF Sets Digital Conference Lineup

    The sixth edition of the conference will take place April 7, just before the opening of the London Book Fair.

  • ALA Midwinter 2014: Pew Previews Library User Typology

    At the ALA Midwinter Conference this past Sunday, Lee Rainie discussed the latest Pew Research Center Library survey and announced plans to develop a widget that will provide librarians with community-specific data.

  • ALA Midwinter 2014: A Cold, Quiet Start in Philadelphia

    Fresh on the heels of a major snowstorm and with temperatures lingering in the teens, travel snarls contributed to a lightly attended opening night reception on the exhibit floor.

  • 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 Amazon.com, 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, BookMachine.me, 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.

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