Tuesday, May 29, 2012

News from Publishing Perspectives:

Upstart UK e-bookseller and library Bilbary is open access, international and strives to offer a genuine alternative. Innovative? No. Just great bookselling. 

With the limited number of e-book available for loan, selling e-books is an opportunity libraries could capitalize on, especially considering the economy. 
Academia Rossica has awarded John Elsworth the £5,000 Rossica Translation Prize 2012 for his new translation of Petersburg by Andrei Bely. 

Five years on Brittany's Etonnants Voyageurs, has joined the World Alliance partnership of literary festivals, and is promoting translation and rights sales. 

Surprising ideas emerged at the recent World E-Reading Congress in London, including advocacy for sustaining print books, abandoning DRM, partnering and more. Read more »

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