How do you judge an author’s ability to sell books? Social media stats are a flimsy measure. Use these four metrics as a better guide.
In recent years, observers have noticed that articles for which an APC has been paid are not always made freely available. How pervasive is this problem? A Scholarly Kitchen reader investigates. The post Guest Post: Charles Oppenheim Asks How Big a Problem Are Articles that Should Be OA but End Up Behind Paywalls appeared first…
At the author advocacy organization's 25th gala, trade publishing stars and a self-publishing engine are acclaimed for distinguished service to writers. The post The Authors Guild Honors Toni Morrison, James Patterson, and…IngramSpark appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
'My favorite page is the one with the butterflies,' says Lilli in her video review of 'Greta Go-Lucky', a German book ready for grown-up rights buyers. The post Out of the Mouths of Babes: Young Readers on ‘Children’s Choice’ German Titles appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
The Polis Books publisherhas opted to self-publish his new novel, a prescient tale about a businessman-turned-President with a secret past, keeping the title entirely separate from his house's list.
Germany's Max Planck Society participated in five of the Top 10 international Chinese bilateral research collaborations, Nature Index's supplement. The post More Than Half of China’s Research Includes International Co-Authors appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
I’m a cliffhanger reader by heart. I love to be left wondering what’s coming next, and yearning for the next part of the story. It’s an illness of sorts, I suppose. So when I wrote my first book, I wanted to write a series—a set of books that drops my readers off a cliff and…
What happens when an experiment is correct, but it's really hard to replicate? Are there research results that are accurate but not reproducible? The post Reproducible Research, Just Not Reproducible By You appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
From The Korea Times: Held every five years, Seoul’s forum brings together Korean and international authors with readers for discussions of current events. By Dennis Abrams | @DennisAbrams2 On ‘Radical Changes’ t The Korea Times, Yun Suh-young reports on the 2017 Seoul International Forum for Literature, running through Thursday (May 25) with the theme “Literature…
With a 'shared goal' of 'a Europe in which free individuals can reach political consensus,' Germany and Poland came together at Warsaw Book Fair last week. The post Germany in Poland: ‘Protection from Political Interference’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
As more publishers turn to outsourced services, the international freelance marketplace Reedsy looks for pressure points in a new white paper, 'The The post Publishers in a Freelance Market: Reedsy Asks ‘How’s That Working Out for You?’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Licenses for the youngest readers are abundant on the show floor.
Is our objective for open access and scholarly communication to maximize public access to research outputs or to bend the cost curve for licensed e-resources? Definitions of success matter. The post Open Access & Scholarly Communication: Defining Success appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Even as China is a major part of Berghahn Books' translation rights trade, the prevalence of English in the world, Marion Berghahn says, is a boon. The post Berghahn Books on Translation Rights and the Value of English appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
With impressive rights sales for Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich's 'The Fact of a Body,' Szilvia Molnar at Sterling Lord talks about selling internationally. The post A Rights Agent’s View: Szilvia Molnar on Making True Crime Travel appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Thanks to digital initiatives and a strong list of titles, 50-year-old UK book publisher Kogan Page is growing its business, despite more competition. The post An Indie Publisher at 50: Kogan Page’s International Language of Business appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.