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An Important Win Against Internet Piracy
February 16, 2012

In a concerted action, a global group of publishers and publishers' associations achieved an important success in the fight against copyright piracy on the Internet. Overcoming significant technical and legal obstacles, the publishers were able to locate the alleged operators of two high-traffic rogue Web sites, the sharehoster service, www.ifile.it, and the link library, www.library.nu, and to serve judicial cease-and-desist orders to them. These sites have now shut down.

Editor's Note: Free Webinar on Digital Printing
March 24, 2011

Book Business will present a free webinar, "Leveraging Current and Future Advances in Digital Printing," on Tuesday, March 29, at 2 p.m. Sponsored by Gasch Printing, the webinar will feature the following speakers: Frank Romano, professor emeritus, RIT School of Print Media; David Davis, director, INTERQUEST Ltd.; and Ken Brooks, senior vice president, global production and manufacturing services, Cengage Learning. The discussion will be moderated by Book Business Editorial Director Noelle Skodzinski.

March 1, 2011

Available for the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch, "Peter Rabbit: Buddy Edition" incorporates technology allowing two people to remotely read aloud together.

The New Era of Book Marketing
March 1, 2011

Publishers and authors are attending the hot cocktail party of 2011, but none of them are wearing fancy dresses or tuxedoes.

BISG Event Addresses Challenges in Higher Ed Publishing
February 10, 2011

Executives from across the education sector of book publishing gathered Wednesday, Feb. 9 at The Yale Club in New York City for Book Industry Study Group's (BISG) first "Making Information Pay for Higher Education" event. A range of speakers addressed challenges familiar to many publishers, including determining what consumers want in a print-digital integrated world and how to deliver it to them, as well as issues specific to the education sector, such as the ongoing debate over textbook pricing.

January 1, 2011

A look at what publishers are launching in the mobile space.

Textbook Publishers License Content to California State University
September 10, 2010

For the fall semester, California State University (CSU) has launched a pilot program to license digital course content for select courses from five educational publishers: Bedford, Freeman & Worth (BFW) Publishing Group, Cengage Learning, McGraw-Hill Education, Pearson and John Wiley & Sons Inc. According to CSU, the program "promises students will pay the lowest price available for the licensed, digital version of their course materials that are interactive and engaging."