Archive | August, 2008

BTB #60: The Future of Reading

In this discussion of the Future of Reading, panelists from publishing, academia, and the library community explore how social networking, online programming (including Internet-delivered TV), and related technology are poised to become saviors of printed word. Originally recorded at Book Expo America 2008.

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BTB #59: Copyright, Small Publishers and the Future

Christopher Kenneally, Director of Author Relations at Copyright Clearance Center hosts a teleconference with Scott Flora, Executive Director of the Small Publishers Association of North America, Michael Healy from the Book Industry Study Group, and Dru Zuretti, Copyright Clearance Center’s Manager of Copyright Education. The group talks about ways in which small publishers can improve […]

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BTB #58: Google Book Search 2.0 with Chris Palma

By special arrangement with the Text and Academic Authors Association and Google, Beyond the Book presents Chris Palma, Strategic Partner Development Manager for Google Book Search. Chris talked last year at TAA’s Annual Meeting on Good Book Search and at this year’s conference takes it a step further and delves into the latest developments that […]

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BTB #57: The American Blandscape

PEN New England and The Cambridge Forum present The American Blandscape – Risky Writing and the Forces Keeping it Silent. This event included Carole Horne, general manager of the Harvard Bookstore, Linda McCarriston, author and teacher, Mark Pawlak, co-editor/publisher of Brooklyn-based Hanging Loose Press, Jill Petty, a former independent publisher and professor at Emerson College […]

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BTB #56: By Special Arrangement with Books and Beyond!

Christopher Kenneally, Director of Author Relations at Copyright Clearance Center sits down with Bonnie Blose of Books and Beyond to talk “shop” about freelancing, and what it means to be a writer in today’s changing business climate. Chris offers tips and advice on how to be a successful writer and addresses important initiatives that authors […]

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