Amazon has a same-day delivery service called Amazon Prime Now. You can have items from a specific catalog delivered within two hours at no charge, or within one hour for an extra $7.99. There’s a $15 minimum order. It’s only available in selected cities right now (it just launched in six of them, including Chicago), […]
Amid the ambient wails of doom about the publishing industry, I'd like to enter a note of encouragement. The mainstream may be getting dumber by the day, but we are living in what looks like a golden age of publishing for, of all people, the university presses.
At the moment, I don't think there's a trade publishing house producing high-calibre, serious non-fiction of the quality and variety of Yale University Press; and snapping at its heels are Harvard, Oxford, Princeton, Cambridge and Chicago.
CHICAGO, May 28, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company(Nasdaq:RRD) announced today that LibreDigital of the RR Donnelley Digital Solutions group has been awarded a multi-year agreement to provide ebook services and metadata distribution solutions to HarperCollins Publishers across all global divisions including HarperCollins, Harlequin, and HarperCollins Christian Publishing.
R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company (NASDAQ: RRD) and Courier Corporation (NASDAQ: CRRC) jointly announced today that they have signed a definitive agreement by which RR Donnelley will acquire Courier Corporation, a leader in digital printing, publishing and content management in the United States specializing in educational, religious and trade books. The agreement has been approved by each company's Board of Directors.
The American Library Association has listed 3D printing among the agenda topics at the 2015 ALA Midwinter Meeting, to be held at the McCormick Convention Center in the ALA home base of Chicago, on January 3oth-February 3rd. Other topics include ebook policy, library funding options, national library public policy, and the implications of the November mid-term Congressional elections for American […]
Technological developments in 3D printing are empowering people to learn new skills, launch business ventures and solve complex health problems. As this cutting-edge technology becomes more common in libraries, what do librarians need to know? Join a panel of information professionals for the session "Library 3D Printing-Unlocking the Opportunities, Understanding the Challenges" which takes place during the 2015 American Library Association's (ALA) Midwinter Meeting in Chicago. The session will be held from 10:30-11:30 a.m. on Sunday, February 1, 2015.