IPR License, the global digital platform for the licensing of book rights, has topped five million STM records accessible through the system, including subsidiary rights representation of books and journals listed by STM giants Elsevier and Wolters Kluwer.
In the UK Bookseller’s Futurebook section, Tom Chalmers asks: “Where to put the entrepreneur in publishing?” with particular emphasis on the more entrepreneurial aspects of self-publishing. In these digitally disrupted times, it seems, the entrepreneurial spirit is a panacea for the industry’s ills. “The need for urgent change is now, in the majority of places, [...]
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In a recent article in Futurebook, the digital offshoot of Britain’s The Bookseller, Tom Chalmers takes issue with the sale or return policy, calling on booksellers to, “scrap this ludicrous, self-defeating, damaging way of doing business.” Hold on: Jettisoning a pillar of the book trade: the return of unsold books to the publisher free of charge? [...]