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Rights Roundup: Moving Toward Frankfurt
August 12, 2022 at 5:59 pm

As we get closer to this year's robust-looking Frankfurt, rights news is here from France, Finland, Spain, Brazil, and Norway. The post Rights Roundup: Moving Toward Frankfurt appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Salman Rushdie Stabbed: Andrew Wylie Says He May Lose an Eye
August 12, 2022 at 1:24 pm

Developing story: New York governor says Salman Rushdie is alive in hospital after a stabbing incident in upstate New York. The post Salman Rushdie Stabbed: Andrew Wylie Says He May Lose an Eye appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Bad Handwriting, Undeliverable Mail, and Improvements in OCR
August 12, 2022 at 5:30 am

The question of what happens to your mail when the address is illegible offers a view on how much OCR technology has improved. The post Bad Handwriting, Undeliverable Mail, and Improvements in OCR appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

NPD Books on July’s US Print Market: 6 Percent Lower, Year to Date
August 10, 2022 at 2:34 pm

In a 'steady' market, NPD sees print sales in the United States decline 1.6 million units in July, typically a month for some losses. The post NPD Books on July’s US Print Market: 6 Percent Lower, Year to Date appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Richard Charkin: Dear Literary Agent
August 10, 2022 at 1:00 pm

Richard Charkin offers 'a heartfelt apology,' writing that he now finds literary agents 'trusted go-betweens and understanding partners.' The post Richard Charkin: Dear Literary Agent appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Springer Nature and University of California Renew Open Access Deal
August 10, 2022 at 9:02 am

The agreement Springer Nature is touting with the University of California is an extension of its 2020 arrangement for research articles. The post Springer Nature and University of California Renew Open Access Deal appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Guest Post – Reducing the Burden of Diversity Tax: Recommendations for Allies
August 10, 2022 at 5:30 am

This third post in the “Reducing the Burden of Diversity tax” series makes recommendations for allies to reduce the burden of diversity tax on their colleagues. The post Guest Post – Reducing the Burden of Diversity Tax: Recommendations for Allies appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

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