Cambridge University Joins Questia Media's Online Library
April 1, 2005

Researchers and academics who use the Internet for research now have more resources from which to choose. Cambridge University Press has entered an agreement with online academic library Questia Media Inc. to add 1,000 of its titles to Questia's online collection. The agreement expands the library's collection to 50,000 academic textbooks. Troy Williams, president and chief executive officer of Questia Media, notes that while a large amount of public domain material (material published before 1923) exists online , making copyrighted material available to researchers is "a pressing need that Questia is addressing." Fee-based access ensures that publishers are compensated for the material and that

RosettaBooks To Address BookTech 2002
January 10, 2002

Last year, nearly 3,700 book publishing professionals from across North America convened in New York City for BookTech, the only event focused on the latest technologies and techniques in the book and e-book publishing industry. The total attendance surpassed the previous year by 21 percent, and was demonstrated by a packed exhibit hall, crowded keynote address, and standing room only conference rooms. The event featured industry experts from leading companies such as Microsoft, Adobe Systems, ContentGuard, The Lehigh Press, The Mazor Corp., Simon & Schuster and World Book, among others. Leading publishers spoke of hot topics like ASP's, e-book formatting, marketing and distribution,

Cover Focus
April 30, 2001

On the heels of a fabulous BookTech East 2001, take pause to reflect on the new opportunities afforded by budding technologies It seems somewhat redundant to say these are exciting times for the book publishing industry, when clearly this is not a new phenomenon. Technologies supporting the digital publishing process are virtually spewing from R&D labs like molten lava. There's a lot of hot stuff out there from which to pick and choose. And to raise the industry's temperature even higher, the business is abuzz with tales of publishers taking bold leaps of faith with new media business models. New stuff Just a few