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Ask The Delegates: What Was Your Key Takeaway From The SSP Annual Meeting?
June 6, 2018 at 5:30 am

While we normally Ask The Chefs, this time we've Asked the Delegates to tell us about their experiences and takeaways from the SSP Annual Meeting. Come hear what they had to say! The post Ask The Delegates: What Was Your Key Takeaway From The SSP Annual Meeting? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

Cheltenham Literary Festival 2018 Announces Its Educational Program for Kids
June 6, 2018 at 4:15 am

The Cheltenham Literary Festival—the UK's oldest literary festival—announces its 2018 educational programming  aimed at children and school groups. The main festival runs October 5 to 14. The post Cheltenham Literary Festival 2018 Announces Its Educational Program for Kids appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Cheltenham Literary Festival 2018 Announces Its Educational Program for Kids
June 6, 2018 at 4:15 am

The Cheltenham Literary Festival—the UK's oldest literary festival—announces its 2018 educational programming  aimed at children and school groups. The main festival runs October 5 to 14. The post Cheltenham Literary Festival 2018 Announces Its Educational Program for Kids appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

How to win the Women's Prize
June 6, 2018 at 1:45 am

Want to be in with a shot at winning the Women's Prize? Kiera O'Brien crunches the numbers to tell you how. 

'Ambitious' account of English Reformation wins Wolfson History Prize
June 6, 2018 at 1:45 am

Professor Peter Marshall of Warwick University has won the £40,000 Wolfson History Prize 2018 for Heretics and Believers: A History of the English Reformation (Yale University Press)—a book seven years in the making, based on more than two decades of research.

Eighty librarians condemn deal between Home Office and SCL
June 6, 2018 at 1:45 am

Eighty library professionals have signed an open letter condemning a deal between the Society of Chief Librarians (SCL) and UK Visas and Immigration that will see libraries provide biometric visa support services.

Bresh resigns as Quarto c.f.o.
June 6, 2018 at 1:45 am

Days after Marcus Leaver's resignation as chief executive of illustrated publisher Quarto, the company's chief financial officer Carolyn Bresh has now resigned with immediate effect. 

Storytel in Spain: When Entering the Audiobook Market Means Making New Serials
June 6, 2018 at 1:30 am

Creating original serialized content—as in the case of streaming on-demand services such as Amazon Prime and Netflix—holds the key to success for audiobook subscriptions, says Storytel España in a new report. The post Storytel in Spain: When Entering the Audiobook Market Means Making New Serials appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

NEA Big Read Grants Announced for 2018-2019
June 6, 2018

The National Endowment for the Arts has announced its latest slew of Big Read grants, issuing more than $1 million in the form of 79 grants to organizations to host book-related projects from September 2018-June 2019.

The Guardian view on Amazon: not a normal monopoly | Editorial
June 5, 2018 at 1:07 pm

Consumers love the convenience of Jeff Bezos’ firm. But the undue focus on this advantage has led to the neglect of the interests of workers, rival entrepreneurs and votersThis week’s decision by the GMB union to bring a legal case against firms delivering for Amazon, the e-commerce giant, throws into sharp relief how much the…

Collaboration to Improve Scholarship
June 5, 2018 at 5:30 am

The last morning of this year's Fiesole Library Collection Retreat focused on the important topic of collaboration to improve scholarship. Read more in today's post from Alice Meadows. The post Collaboration to Improve Scholarship appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.