Velocity of Content

Velocity of Content

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ALA Conference Draws 14K Attendance
July 01, 2022

Librarians arrived last weekend in Washington for a wide-ranging professional education program that reflected ongoing political and cultural issues.

A Textbook Life, By An Author
June 26, 2022

Over the same period that Dr. Berk has researched and written her body of work, not only publishing and related technology have changed dramatically but also society and culture.

ALA Annual Conference Returns to Washington
June 24, 2022

“The pandemic took a toll on the library community and library workers,” PW’s Andrew Albanese notes. “The profession needs to consider the future of working conditions for librarians and library worke

Cryptocurrency and Cryptic Copyright
June 19, 2022

A smart contract isn’t really a contract – it is simply a bit of self-executing code, according to Paul Sweeting. “It’s not the equivalent of a contract of sale or a license contract that is written d

No New BookExpo Coming
June 17, 2022

Feeling nostalgic for the days of BookExpo? No one else in the US book world is either.

Podcasting Comes to Hollywood
June 12, 2022

Alexia Bedat advises podcast creators to learn the lessons of Hollywood contracts and to seek deals that build on the unique strengths of the new medium.

More Big Numbers for Audiobooks
June 10, 2022

74,000 audiobooks were published in 2021— a 6% increase in output over 2020, according to the Audio Publishers Association’s Sales Survey.

A World of Books
June 05, 2022

Take a world tour of book publishing with journalists and analysts who cover Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and South America.

Banning Boosts Book Sales
June 03, 2022

According to NPD BookScan, an unusual market segment appears to be boosting publishers’ sales: banned books.

Best of VOC: Small Batch Publishing
May 29, 2022

The key to success, says Publerati’s Caleb Mason, is a focus on scale – the same approach as at your favorite microbrewery.