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The Gritty Side – Editors and How to Find Them by Sharon Anderson
July 19, 2017 at 1:50 pm

I’ve put words on the page since I can remember. Not great words at first, mind you, but words, nevertheless. You could say I’ve been in the relentless pursuit of telling story in a meaningful, engaging, awesome way before I knew how to spell. I am, as it turns out, a writer. Is that different…

Revisiting Two Perspectives on Library-based University Presses
July 19, 2017 at 6:30 am

Point: Counterpoint -- today we revisit a pair of posts from Joe Esposito and Rick Anderson looking at partnerships and collaborations between university libraries and university presses. The post Revisiting Two Perspectives on Library-based University Presses appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

Have We Been Hacked By Sci-Hub?
July 19, 2017 at 5:30 am

Recent announcements from the creator of Sci-Hub raise the distinct possibility that Scholarly Publishers have been systematically compromised The post Have We Been Hacked By Sci-Hub? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

Translation: Is More Arabic Literature Being Published in Hebrew?
July 19, 2017 at 2:30 am

From Haaretz: There may be signals that more Arabic-language material is being translated into Hebrew, although the situation is complex. The post Translation: Is More Arabic Literature Being Published in Hebrew? appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

In Poland, Empik Banks on Smaller, Targeted ‘Mole Mole’ Bookstores
July 19, 2017 at 2:30 am

A major Polish retailer is betting on 'small format bookstores' and proliferating locations to make a success of its new Mole Mole bookshops. The post In Poland, Empik Banks on Smaller, Targeted ‘Mole Mole’ Bookstores appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Yiannopoulos’s Sales Sink in Second Week
July 19, 2017

Sales of Milo Yiannopoulos’s book, 'Dangerous,' fell 42% last week, compared to its first week on sale, according to just-released numbers from NPD BookScan.

Defining a New Content Type: The Exploratory Resource
July 18, 2017 at 5:30 am

Scholarly publishers have long thought in categories such as journals, monographs, textbooks, and reference. Reference as a category is splitting in two. The post Defining a New Content Type: The Exploratory Resource appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

International Literature Festival Berlin Announces Its Program: 200 Authors
July 18, 2017 at 2:30 am

Running September 6 to 16, LiteraturFestival Berlin this year includes a children's literature component with authors, illustrators, and scientists. The post International Literature Festival Berlin Announces Its Program: 200 Authors appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

At Nigeria’s New Kaduna Festival: Rolling Out a ‘Right to Write’ Project
July 18, 2017 at 2:30 am

From Nigeria's 'This Day': With government, foundation, and European Union backing, a five-state literacy effort is launched at Kaduna Book & Arts Festival. The post At Nigeria’s New Kaduna Festival: Rolling Out a ‘Right to Write’ Project appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Libraries Gone Digital: 4 Ways Libraries Expand Your Reach As An Author
July 17, 2017 at 2:37 pm

The public library might not be top of mind when broadening your digital publishing reach, but it should be, according to literary agent Gordon Warnock. His report from the ALA Annual Conference shatters stereotypes about libraries and shows you how this public resource can help your writing career. The post Libraries Gone Digital: 4 Ways…

Tracking the Evolution of Reference Resources
July 17, 2017 at 5:30 am

A new study from Oxford University Press further documents the decline of reference resources, a category of scholarly material more than ready for an innovative era in its evolution. The post Tracking the Evolution of Reference Resources appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

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