Best of BTB: Paying Up Online

Subscription services favored over single file sales; no significant difference in behavior of men and women; a typical monthly “spend” of $10. Those are among the findings of a recent survey of 1000 American internet users by the Pew Internet & American Life...

BTB #241: The Arc of Publishing and Other Predictions

In May at the annual BookExpo America in New York City, CCC’s Skott Klebe spoke on The Arc of Publishing. “What I’m talking about is predicting the future,” he told the Javits Center audience. “And that’s really hard, right? People get the future wrong all...

BTB #240: ARROW Hits the Bullseye

Developed by a European consortium coordinated by the Italian Publishers Association (AIE), ARROW — Accessible Registries of Rights Information and Orphan Works — is a system to help libraries with the identification of rights status and rightsholders in...

BTB #239: E-magination 2011

As part of the Independent Book Publishers Association‘s Publishing University for 2011, CCC’s Chris Kenneally moderated a discussion on “What’s Now and What’s Next in E-Reading.” Taking place just ahead of BookExpo America, the...