Search Results

Terms
Category
Kind
Author
 
Sort
Support Science by Publishing in Scientific Society Journals
October 2, 2017 at 5:30 am

While few will disagree with their motives, the authors provide no roadmap for scientific societies. It may be time to learn from the successes of commercial rivals. The post Support Science by Publishing in Scientific Society Journals appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

Webcrafters Sold to CJK Group
October 2, 2017 at 1:00 am

Webcrafters, one of the country's oldest printers, is to be acquired by the CJK Group, the holding company for a host of printing companies.

B&T Forms Distribution Group, Tapping Mark Suchomel to Lead It
October 2, 2017 at 1:00 am

Baker & Taylor Publishers Services will offer distribution and other functions to children’s, trade, K‐12, higher education and academic publishers. To help lead the unit, B&T has hired distribution veteran Mark Suchomel as senior v-p of sales & client services.

Technology as the New Tobacco
September 29, 2017 at 5:30 am

Comedian Bill Maher draws a disturbing parallel between social media and cigarettes. The post Technology as the New Tobacco appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

South Korea Comes to 'PW'
September 29, 2017

In September, 'Publishers Weekly' partnered with the Publication Industry Promotion Agency of Korea to bring a group of South Korean editors and marketers to New York for an overview of how the U.S. book industry works.

Authors Use Multi-tiered Strategies To Gain Max Exposure In Book Price Promotions
September 28, 2017 at 12:18 pm

To grow their audience, authors can temporarily lower their book's price. Martin Cavannagh offers a step-by-step plan on creating a multi-tierd strategy that can maximize your return. The post Authors Use Multi-tiered Strategies To Gain Max Exposure In Book Price Promotions appeared first on Digital Book World.

'Sexists need not apply': publisher refuses to look at manuscripts addressed to 'Dear sirs'
September 28, 2017 at 11:30 am

Women behind Irish independent Tramp Press say they will no longer consider submissions from authors who assume they are men, or list only male influences“Sexists need not apply” to the “dreaded women” who run Tramp Press, say the trail-blazing Irish independent publisher, which has announced it is closing its doors to “overtly sexist” submissions from…

OUP responds to Biff, Chip and Kipper book 'cottaging' controversy
September 28, 2017 at 6:55 am

Publisher says its books ‘are created with utmost thought and consideration’, after Twitter user highlights apparently dubious sceneOxford University Press has moved to reassure parents that its books “are created with the utmost thought and consideration” following a social media storm over an apparent cottaging scene in a Biff, Chip and Kipper title.Earlier this week,…

Sales of Bill O'Reilly's Latest 'Killing' Book Down Significantly
September 28, 2017

'Killing England,' the first book released by Bill O'Reilly since his ouster from Fox News this spring, sold about 65,000 copies in its first week on sale, a 55% decline from week one sales of 'Killing the Rising Sun,' which was published last year.

Naiveté Scene — Open Source vs. Scale in Scholarly Publishing
September 27, 2017 at 5:30 am

Once again, the term "open" requires further thought to probe the pros and cons. With open source, we may be once again doing things that make the big bigger and the small less relevant. The post Naiveté Scene — Open Source vs. Scale in Scholarly Publishing appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

Cover versions: why are UK and US book jackets often so different?
September 26, 2017 at 9:30 am

The American edition of Hillary Clinton’s What Happened looks stylish and elegant; the UK one is dreadful. But the reasons that books differ so much across different markets isn’t solely down to simple salesCovers sell books. But in the case of Hillary Clinton’s memoir What Happened, you can’t help thinking that the book’s sales in…