House Committee Has Good News for Libraries

“FY18 federal library funding has not been saved yet and hurdles can arise at each stage of the appropriations process,” PW’s Andrew Albanese tells CCC’s Chris Kenneally.

AAP Sales Numbers Mixed For 2016

“The publishers in AAP’s StatShot program reported that revenues declined about 6.6% over 2015. Overall, revenue for 2016 was $14.25 billion, down from $15.26 billion in 2015,” says Andrew Albanese.

Netflix Model for E-Book Library Lending

“For library patrons, the HarperCollins deal means 24/7 access to titles in the selected collection—no more waiting on a hold list for these titles,” says Andrew Albanese.

Celebrating Iconic Audiobooks

As it celebrates 25 years of publishing authoritative audiobook reviews, Audiofile magazine is also celebrating the audiobook too.

Librarians on the Move

“As the pace of digital change quickened, librarians have found themselves at once evangelizing for digital technology and wrestling with its implications.”

Report Finds Publishing Rights “Untapped”

In time for last week’s BookExpo in New York City, BISG unwrapped Untapped Opportunity, documenting that more than half of those surveyed were “currently missing out on meaningful rights revenue” as well as frustrations that paper-based workflows and reporting remain costly and ineffective.

BookExpo With (and Without) America

A re-imagined BookExpo has opened in New York City’s Javits Convention Center, welcoming book industry professionals — and later this weekend, the book-reading public.

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...