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  • Canadian Tech Forum Wrestles with The Challenges of E

    BookNet Canada’s Technology Forum speakers take on the toughest problems of E, including pricing, discoverability and show-rooming, and offer some practical advice.

  • SXSW 2012: New Publishing Models and the Rise of the Referral Economy

    The sun came out and let people concentrate a bit more on SXSW rather than the seemingly overwhelmed shuttle service that has repeatedly stranded attendees at their hotels and screwed up more than a few schedules.

  • BEA Webinar on Google+ Set for March 15

    The next BEA webinar—Google+: Get on Board! Tips, Tactics and Applications for Publishers and Authors, Best Practices for the Book Industry, is set for March 15, from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EST.

  • SXSW 2012: What's Been Interesting...So Far

    People at SXSW care about music. And movies. But the rumor coming out of the crowds at this year's festival is that it's all about Interactive.

  • SXSW 2012: Mini TOC Kicks Off Rainy Show with BookShout and Mobile Content

    Neither the pouring rain nor unseasonably chilly weather can put a damper on the opening of this year’s SXSW Interactive festival, which is being held from March 9-13 in Austin, Tex.

  • SXSW 2012 Preview: What to See/Do/Attend In Austin

    PW runs down what book-focused folks should check out at this year's festival of interactive ventures, music and film, which gets underway March 9.

  • TOC 2012: LeVar Burton, Libraries and The Bookstore of the Future

    O’Reilly Media’s Tools of Change conference returned to New York with a typical high profile slate focused on publishing innovation driven by technology and a new vision of just what publishing can mean.

  • TOC 2012: Executive Roundtable Debates the Way Ahead

    O’Reilly Media executives were hoping for a lively dialogue between panelists and the audience at the first-ever Tools of Change executive roundtable held at Random House's New York City headquarters Monday.

  • Digital Book World 2012: All Our Coverage

    All of our coverage of the 2012 Digital Book World Conference in one place.

  • Digital Book World: New Retail Channels, The Library e-Book Wars and Bundling

    The last day of Digital Book World wrapped up with a panel looking at efforts to create new retail channels for book content.

  • Digital Book World: Now is the Best Time to Be an Author

    During Digital Book World's panel on self-publishing, Who Dares Win Publshing's Bob Mayer said: "If you have good content, now is the best time to be a writer."

  • Digital Book World: Consumers, Data and Analytics in the Digital Book Era

    “Books today are elastic and dynamic,” said Hyperion president Ellen Archer on the CEO panel at Digital Book World. “No more just hardcover and softcover,” she said, “there are new ways to enhance books.”

  • Wary but Determined, Publishers are Preparing for the Digital Future

    According to Forrester Research analyst James McQuivey, who kicked off this year's Digital Book World conference, a survey conducted by Forrester in collaboration with DBW found that while 82% of publishers were optimistic about digital, the number was down from 89% last year.

  • At ALA Midwinter, Librarians Hear Messages of “Empowerment”

    When Molly Raphael became president of the American Library Association in 2011, she unveiled an agenda that focused on empowerment—and at the ALA 2012 Midwinter Meeting in Dallas, TX, “empowerment” has been an overarching theme.

  • ALA Midwinter Meeting Opens in Dallas

    The 2012 American Library Association Midwinter Meeting opened Friday evening in Dallas with a reception on the exhibit floor. Although pre-registration numbers are slightly lower than previous years, nearly 10,000 librarians, publishers, authors, and vendors are expected.

  • Executives Welcomed to TOC Roundtable

    The first Tools of Change executive roundtable still has some seats available for executives who will be in New York February 13, the day before the official kickoff of this year’s Tools of Change conference.

  • Print or Digital? ebrary Set to Discuss Student Survey Results on Friday

    E-book vendor ebrary announced this week that it will discuss the initial results of its 2011 Global Student E-book Survey on Friday November 4, at the Charleston Conference’s “Lively Lunch” session, and simultaneously online via a free webinar.

  • Digital Transition Questions Examined at Books in Browsers Conference

    Asking not only what the future of the book might be, but how to make “beautiful books” in digital formats, last week’s Books in Browsers conference in San Francisco brought together an array of digital visionaries, entrepreneurs, developers, bureaucrats and activists.

  • PW Livestream of the Books in Browsers Event

    Peter Brantley’s Books in Browsers conference is going on right now, October 27-28, in San Francisco and PW is livestreaming the event from our Web site. To hear what some of the industry’s most innovative people are working on, tune in to the event on this page.

  • Kindle Fire and the Future of E-reading

    What better place to be the day after Amazon unveiled its $199 Kindle Fire tablet (plus three Kindle models starting at $79) than a conference on e-readers? Intertech’s two-day eReaders 2011 conference examined a fast-changing digital reading marketplace.

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