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Why Copyright Is Key to Future Publishing Innovation

Copyright Clearance Center London Book Fair April 22, 2015

At the London Book Fair on Thursday, Copyright Clearance Center presented, The Copyright Conundrum , a special talk led by Victoriano Colodron, senior director of...

How HarperCollins Automated EPUB 3 Production with DITA4Publishers

Ellen Harvey April 16, 2015

I had the pleasure of hosting terrific webinar last week, featuring HarperCollins senior director of global digital operations Leslie Padgett and content solutions architect at...

How HarperCollins Is Automating EPUB3 Production

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There is still time to register for Thursday's free webinar " Facts, fantasy, and realities of automating EPUB3 production at HarperCollins Publishers ." Senior director...

Amazon, Beware: How Print-It-Yourself Technology Could Save Publishing

Espresso Book Machine, a Xerox Solution March 27, 2015

This was without a doubt one of the main attractions of this week's 35th annual Paris Book Fair. Two renowned publishers in France, La Martinière...

Stop The Presses: Disney Tells Court About The Importance Of The Public Domain

Disney_logo March 20, 2015

It's not often you see Disney out there defending the public domain -- and the importance of keeping it vibrant and supported by new things....

RR Donnelley CEO Thomas Quinlan on the Future of Printing

PI Xchange Logo March 16, 2015

Last week Book Business 's sister publication  Printing Impressions  launched its  PI Xchange Live video series , featuring live interviews with top printing executives. The inaugural...

Rights on the Money: Publishers Need to Fully Monetize (and Protect) Their IP

Randy Petway March 13, 2015

In December,  The Wall Street Journal reported  that British publisher Harvill Secker UK pulled its ebook version of  The Search Warrant  by Nobel Prize for...

Why Books Are Sharks: Neil Gaiman Salutes Douglas Adams

The Scholarly Kitchen March 6, 2015

The Douglas Adams Memorial Lecture is held every year to raise funds for Adams' favorite causes,  Save the Rhino  and the  Environmental Investigation Agency ....

A Tribute to the Printer Aldus Manutius, and the Roots of the Paperback

New York Times logo March 4, 2015

CURIOUS strollers in early-16th-century Venice might have paused by the shop of the great printer Aldus Manutius only to be scared off by a stern...

Understanding the Big Picture of the Five Ed Tech Trends Highlighted in the 2014 Learning Impact Report

IMS Global March 4, 2015

This week  IMS Global  released the  2014 Learning Impact Report  which summarizes trends we are seeing in the ed tech sector based on the current...