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The Invisible World of Schlieren Photography
July 14, 2017 at 5:30 am

A primer on an imaging technique that lets us visualize the invisible forces that surround us. The post The Invisible World of Schlieren Photography appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

Creative Europe’s New UK Report: In the Shadow of Brexit
July 14, 2017 at 2:30 am

'With those working in the UK’s cultural and creative sectors voting overwhelmingly to remain' in the union, can the EU's grants program serve the UK? The post Creative Europe’s New UK Report: In the Shadow of Brexit appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Lawyer Up: James Grippando Wins Harper Lee Legal Fiction Award
July 13, 2017 at 5:25 pm

The attorney and author James Grippando, with more than a dozen Jack Swyteck novels published, is the seventh winner of the ‘ABA Journal’ and University of Alabama School of Law’s prize. By Dennis Abrams | @DennisAbrams2 ‘My Dual Career’ he University of Alabama School of Law and the ABA Journal have announced the James Grippando,…

Milo Yiannopoulos labels low sales figures of Dangerous memoir 'fake news'
July 13, 2017 at 9:07 am

Rightwinger said his book – self-published after he was dropped by Simon & Schuster – had sold 100,000 copies, but data shows fewer than 20,000 salesRightwing controversialist Milo Yiannopoulos has branded reported low sales of his new book “fake news” after official figures revealed the writer has failed to rock the book charts on either…

In London and Berlin: Two Evenings in the Run-up to The Arts+
July 13, 2017 at 2:30 am

Conversations have begun ahead of October's The Arts+ at Frankfurt Book Fair, an examination of convergence in digital technology and the cultural context. The post In London and Berlin: Two Evenings in the Run-up to The Arts+ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Seagull Books: A Fast Track to English Translation in India
July 13, 2017 at 2:25 am

From Quartz India: 'You should be allowed to publish whatever you want as long as you do it well,' says India's Seagull Books' Naveen Kishore. The post Seagull Books: A Fast Track to English Translation in India appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Harvard University Press Names New Director
July 13, 2017

George Andreou, currently v-p and senior editor at Alfred A. Knopf, has been named the new director of the vaunted university press. The job marks something of a homecoming for Andreou, who graduated from Harvard College in 1987.

Recorded Books Unveils Revolutionary New RBdigital App
July 12, 2017 at 2:23 pm

For the first time in the industry, library patrons can access audiobooks, magazines, and eBooks all in one easy-to-use mobile app. The post Recorded Books Unveils Revolutionary New RBdigital App appeared first on Digital Book World.

Which Country Reads the Most? A Guide to Global Reading Habits
July 12, 2017 at 8:00 am

Where are ebook sales headed? Which countries spend most hours reading? Which populations are considered the most “literate”? Our infographic tells all. The post Which Country Reads the Most? A Guide to Global Reading Habits appeared first on Digital Book World.

Guest Post: Toll-Free Links Should Be a Win for Everybody
July 12, 2017 at 5:30 am

Today's Guest Post explores toll-free linking as a way for publishers to enable authors to share works published in subscription journals. Guest blogger Todd Reitzel has worked in publishing at several STM and social science associations, most recently the Association for Psychological Science. The post Guest Post: Toll-Free Links Should Be a Win for Everybody…

Ireland’s Most Popular Books? OCLC’s WorldCat Can Offer Answers
July 12, 2017 at 2:35 am

From The Irish Times: A question of most popular reads becomes a chance to demonstrate what the OCLC's 'WorldCat' international library system can do. The post Ireland’s Most Popular Books? OCLC’s WorldCat Can Offer Answers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Daniel Hahn on Translation, Awards, and Dodging Oblivion
July 12, 2017 at 2:30 am

He's just won a major award for a book that doesn't name him on its cover. Translator Daniel Hahn has endowed a prize for new translators and their editors. The post Daniel Hahn on Translation, Awards, and Dodging Oblivion appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

B&N Education Results Rose in Fiscal 2017
July 12, 2017

The company reported sales of $1.87 billion in the fiscal year ended April 29, 2017, an increase of 3.7% over fiscal 2016. Full year net income was $5.4 million, as compared to $0.1 million in the prior year period.

Study Reports Open Peer Review Attracts Fewer Reviews, Quality Suffers
July 11, 2017 at 5:30 am

Open online review has the potential to attract many more eyes to a new piece of research than conventional peer review. In reality, it may do far worse in attracting the eyes you want. The post Study Reports Open Peer Review Attracts Fewer Reviews, Quality Suffers appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.