Three psychological thrillers were the most-bought fiction iBooks in 2017.
Michael Lynton, chairman of messaging app Snapchat, and a former chair and c.e.o. of Sony Entertainment, has been appointed to the Pearson board of directors. ... Read more
Cambridge University Press is launching a content-sharing pilot on its Cambridge Core platform, which will allow users and authors to share read-only versions of journal... Read more
Thirty-seven per cent of UK-authored research articles were made freely available to the world immediately on publication last year, via Open Access, according to a report from... Read more
Cengage is to launch Cengage Unlimited, a subscription service enabling students to access its entire digital portfolio for one set price, in the US.... Read more
Nosy Crow has unveiled its first fiction audiobooks as the market grows.
An animated debate about whether publishers should automatically lay claim to audiobook rights unfolded at the FutureBook Conference.
Kobo’s chief executive Michael Tamblyn has said that an "education needs to happen" in audio rights for publishers and agents to prevent one player dominating the... Read more
Rebecca Herrmann, founder and co-c.e.o. of Bolinda, has been named FutureBook Leader of the Year.
Publishers can't afford to be complacent if they are to help authors get more of their books into the hands of readers, agreed a panel of... Read more
Educational publishers should be focusing on technology that can actively help improve teaching and learning, Hodder Education m.d Lis Tribe has told The Bookseller's FutureBook conference.... Read more
There is “huge opportunity” for the publishing industry to make money out of content marketing, an industry predicted to grow to $413bn (£305bn) by 2021.... Read more
Jan Reichelt, who co-founded influential start-up Mendeley, is launching a new venture aimed at improving access to research articles.
Springer Nature’s free content-sharing initiative SharedIt has racked up over 3.25m shares in its first full year, the publisher has revealed.
HarperCollins has revealed its first original audio release, Lewis Hamilton: Championship Year 2017 by Formula One reporter Rebecca Clancy of the Times.... Read more
Issue No 5780
Friday, May 18 2018
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