Bookseller blogs http://www.thebookseller.com/blogs/rss.html bookseller blogs en The 'right' to read http://www.thebookseller.com/blogs/right-read.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-label">Short Description:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Richard Mollet argues that the campaign to e-read is misleading</p> </div> </div> </div> <p> On 23rd April as we in the UK celebrate World Book Night, the European Bureau of Libraries, Information &amp; Document Associations (EBLIDA) and its UK off-shoot CILIP, are launching their<a href="http://www.thebookseller.com/news/cilip-calls-end-limits-placed-library-e-lending.html"> &ldquo;Right to E-Read&rdquo; campaign</a>, the central message of which will be that European citizens should be able to exercise a right to read electronically.</p> <div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-publication-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Thu, 17/04/2014 - 12:06</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.thebookseller.com/blogs/right-read.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thebookseller.com/blogs/right-read.html#comments blogs Home Richard Mollet Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:11:19 +0000 Richard Mollet 234487 at http://www.thebookseller.com Lean in and thrive http://www.thebookseller.com/blogs/lean-and-thrive.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-label">Short Description:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Philip Jones talks about gender in publishing</p> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-publication-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Thu, 17/04/2014 - 12:03</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.thebookseller.com/blogs/lean-and-thrive.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thebookseller.com/blogs/lean-and-thrive.html#comments blogs Home Philip Jones Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:06:17 +0000 philip.jones@bookseller.co.uk 234486 at http://www.thebookseller.com Selling solution http://www.thebookseller.com/blogs/selling-solution.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-label">Short Description:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Ri9chard Stenlake explains how bookshops and libraries can work together</p> </div> </div> </div> <p> Following the coverage of how both the<a href="http://www.thebookseller.com/news/ba-urges-libraries-not-compete-bookshops.html"> library and bookselling sectors might work closer together </a>going forward, it struck me there is an obvious solution to the problems of both libraries and booksellers.</p> <div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-publication-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Wed, 16/04/2014 - 17:24</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.thebookseller.com/blogs/selling-solution.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thebookseller.com/blogs/selling-solution.html#comments blogs Home Richard Stenlake Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:26:47 +0000 richardstenlake 234477 at http://www.thebookseller.com Don't ditch the r.r.p. http://www.thebookseller.com/blogs/dont-ditch-rrp.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-label">Short Description:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Dinah Anderson explains why r.r.p.s can help independent bookshops</p> </div> </div> </div> <p> The removal of publisher r.r.p.s from book jackets is regularly offered as a panacea to halt the decline in independent bookshop numbers now that the book market is ever more dominated by Amazon and supermarkets with expansionist ideas, but I would like to argue that this is a simplistic solution and forward a case for the retention of r.r.p.s on book jackets&mdash;indeed, even make a plea for them to be less apologetically small.</p> <p> <strong>Price parity</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-publication-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Wed, 16/04/2014 - 17:15</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.thebookseller.com/blogs/dont-ditch-rrp.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thebookseller.com/blogs/dont-ditch-rrp.html#comments blogs Dinah Anderson Home Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:18:29 +0000 dinahanderson 234475 at http://www.thebookseller.com Student Blog: The new publishing models http://www.thebookseller.com/blogs/student-blog-new-publishing-models.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-label">Short Description:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>James McCall talks about the future of publishing models</p> </div> </div> </div> <p> Skunkworks? Freemium? Service with distinction?</p> <p> It is still the case that no one is in a position to say which trade publishing business models will be profitable going forward. Yet with old models under threat, publishers are developing a range of new business models and ways of working.</p> <div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-publication-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Wed, 16/04/2014 - 16:28</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.thebookseller.com/blogs/student-blog-new-publishing-models.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thebookseller.com/blogs/student-blog-new-publishing-models.html#comments blogs Home James McCall student blog Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:36:27 +0000 jamesmccall 234473 at http://www.thebookseller.com