Gender Gap Persists In Science

How do women fare when it comes to publishing their scientific research? In principle, science should be indifferent to gender, but in practice, are women working on a level playing field? Interview with Prof. Cassidy Sugimoto...

Lobbying for Reading

America’s libraries are business-building, job-creating, workforce-preparing engines of the U.S. economy in every corner of the country.

The Paragraph Gets A Makeover

The form factor of the book has really not changed in about 500 years – a book is a book. You could go back to the First Folio and open it up and read it just like you could open and read a book that was published yesterday. But the rules have changed with this new technology, and so what we’re thinking about is where the new rules come from.

BookExpo To Welcome Publishers, Public

The reconfiguration of BookExpo and the expansion of BookCon are intended to build “an end-to-end solution where publishers can launch their titles to the trade and consumers all in one place.”

Librarians Take Washington

The message librarians brought to the hill was clear: save the Institute of Museum and Library Services, fully fund libraries, and reauthorize the Museum and Library Services Technology Act, the law that makes all library funding possible at the federal level.

Publishers Prefer Print

“We’ve seen readers drift away from the use of dedicated e-readers for e-book consumption to their smartphones – and that is a key point.”

Out at Fox, In at Holt

Bill O’Reilly, the creator of the so-called ‘no-spin zone’ has now entered the no job zone.

Register of Copyrights Bill Has A Twist

The Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act (H.R. 1695), which would make the Register of Copyrights a presidential appointee, cleared its first legislative hurdle last week, passing the House Judiciary Committee by a 27-1 vote, less than a week after...