Three-volume collection uses 270,000 digital frames to reproduce Michelangelo frescoes with 99.9% accuracyThe last time the entire Sistine Chapel was photographed for posterity, digital photography was in its infancy and words such as pixels were bandied about mostly by computer nerds and Nasa scientists.Now, after decades of technological advances in art photography, digital darkrooms and…
With scholarship under threat on both sides of the Atlantic, here are some practical tools all of us can use as we stand up for science and build trust in scholarly communications through improving transparency, rigor and peer review. The post 15 Things We Can Do To Stand Up For Science! appeared first on The…
When everyone faces the effects of the political 'echo chamber,' hearing counter-opinions can be important. And the UK's Iain Dale is happy to offer some balance. The post The UK’s Contrarian Publisher: Iain Dale on the ‘Gift’ of Trump appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
In the crowded author services field, veteran self-published author Scott La Counte launches BuzzTrace to help authors track social media conversations. The post Publishing Startups: BuzzTrace Looks To Track Authors’ Social Networking appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Germany's Boersenverein and PEN call for support of Turkey's oppressed authors and journalists in the form of a petition with more than 111,000 signatures. The post #FreeWordsTurkey Petition Delivered to German Government appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
A brief history of numbers. The post The Origins of Numbers appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
A substantial uptick in submissions to the illustration exhibition, deepens the field for visitors and for visual artists working in children's publishing. The post Sharjah Children’s Book Illustration Exhibition Gains in Submissions appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Despite its stance among the top three children's publishers in Russia, the Danish media corporation Egmont has sold its Russian operation to shareholders. The post Denmark’s Egmont Ends 27 Years in Russian Children’s Book Market appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Lithuania's key event in literature builds on last year's turnout of close to 68,000 people and is geared to attractions for adult and younger readers. The post Vilnius’ Annual Book Fair Is Open, Hailing Lithuanians’ International Projection of Their Culture appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Launched in the 1970s, the travel empire preempted the gap year trend. Today Tony Wheeler is working on five books and is still an avid travellerTony and Maureen Wheeler co-founded Lonely Planet in 1973 after the couple travelled overland from London to Australia. The travel publisher, which has since printed more than 120 million books…
Reading is an engrossing and transportive experience. But what if a book could be made even more immersive? George Saunders and actor and screenwriter Graham Sack may have found one answer: virtual reality.
Through disruptive thinking, Jay Lauf and Sam Olstein have taken two of America's oldest brands to the forefront of media
Sales of adult trade books fell 1.6% in the first nine months of 2016 compared to the same period in 2015, according to figures released by the AAP as part of its StatShot program. Sales of children’s and young adult books increased 4.9% in the same period.
Despite a decline in sales at Penguin Random House in 2016, the world's largest trade publisher delivered 129 million pounds in operating profit to its parent company, Pearson. The sum marks a 43% increase over its profit contribution from 2015.
Emerging technology has disrupted the modern book market. Today’s book printers and publishers must evolve with the ever-changing trends in reader preferences while maintaining the flexibility to meet a wider range of needs. Production inkjet printing offers incredible capabilities to satisfy the newest printing demands.
Archive of artworks from a century of the imprint’s simple, wholesome worldview go on display at Museum of English Rural LifeIf all you knew of the world came from a Ladybird book, you would be forgiven for believing factories are always shining temples of industry and optimism rather than zero-hours sweatshops, policemen are invariably handsome…
Several services attempt to gather up “all” of the content across publishers. This post provides an overview and taxonomy. The post Who Has All the Content? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Literary agent Stephanie Barrouillet is preparing her rights list of French, Spanish and international children's books to showcase at the Bologna Book Fair The post Rights Watch: An Israeli Agency’s International Picks for Young Readers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.