Mark Nelson, Strategic Partner Manager at Google, will be interviewed during a special keynote event.
Barnes & Noble College Booksellers LLC, the Barnes & Noble Inc. subsidiary that operates college bookstores, has expanded its multi-channel textbook rental program to hundreds of colleges and universities with campus bookstores managed by the retailer.
(Press Release) Hoboken, NJ, August 9, 2010—John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE: JWa, JWb) announced the launch of Wiley Online Library (wileyonlinelibrary.com), which will connect the global scholarly community to one of the world’s most extensive multidisciplinary collections of online resources.Wiley Online Library offers integrated access to more than 4 million articles from 1,500 journals,…
NEW YORK, CNNMoney.com—In the e-book price wars, Apple and Amazon might be enjoying an unfair advantage, Connecticut's Attorney General Richard Blumenthal said Monday as he announced an investigation of their contracts with book publishers.
SEATTLE—July 27, 2010—Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced that Stieg Larsson, author of the internationally bestselling Millennium Trilogy, has become the first author to sell over 1 million Kindle books and is the first member of the new “Kindle Million Club.”
As they try to evolve along with a dynamic marketplace, many book publishers are experimenting and adapting their business models to try to find new formulas for success. Cave Creek, Ariz.-based Unbridled Books is one of those book publishers, who in March launched a subscription book program. For an annual subscription, subscribers can choose to receive six titles for a cost of $100, or three titles for $60. Subscriber perks include one free Unbridled backlist of your choice, 25-percent off all Unbridled Books for the term of the subscription, and a subscribers-only e-newsletter, which is distributed twice a year.
Opening his presentation with an image of a woman sitting on a beach with an e-reader, Kelly Gallagher told the crowd of book publishing professionals gathered at the seventh-annual Book Industry Study Group's "Making Information Pay" event last week, "She doesn't care about this meeting today," making the point that the issues and challenges now facing the industry are publishers' responsibilities to solve for the consumer. Gallagher, vice president of publishing services for bibliographic information provider RR Bowker, was one of about a dozen speakers to address the audience at the McGraw-Hill Auditorium in New York City.
(Press Release) New York City — Oxford University Press (OUP) celebrated the launch of Oxford Bibliographies Online Wednesday with a reception in New York City.