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Tracking Your Library Users, New from Rosetta Stone! | Librarian in Black Blog – Sarah Houghton

Tracking Your Library Users, New from Rosetta Stone! | Librarian in Black Blog – Sarah Houghton | book publishing | Scoop.it
These are the days of NSA spying headlines, complaints about companies using and misusing private data to conduct psychological experiments, sell us things, and
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Amazon to open bookstore in Chicago, expanding brick-and-mortar footprint

Amazon to open bookstore in Chicago, expanding brick-and-mortar footprint | book publishing | Scoop.it
Amazon is opening another bookstore. The company's latest brick-and-mortar location will be in Chicago, reported The Chicago Tribune. The Southport store w
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Why A West Coast Software Company is Getting into Book Publishing

Why A West Coast Software Company is Getting into Book Publishing | book publishing | Scoop.it
NationalBuilder, a software company whose products are popular with political organizations, is starting a publishing business with a focus on stories about people doing really remarkable things.
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Security News This Week: Hillary Clinton Didn’t Delete Her Emails, She Super Deleted Them

Security News This Week: Hillary Clinton Didn’t Delete Her Emails, She Super Deleted Them | book publishing | Scoop.it
Each Saturday we round up the news stories that we didn’t break or cover in depth at WIRED, but which deserve your attention nonetheless.
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Blanca Rosa Roca: An Independent Publisher in Spain's Recovery

Blanca Rosa Roca: An Independent Publisher in Spain's Recovery | book publishing | Scoop.it
While Spain's market may never recoup the 40% of sales lost in the recession, Blanca Rosa Roca is a survivor in a market that is slowly recovering.
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'To suggest a book written for young adults has any less merit than the classics is sheer snobbery'

'To suggest a book written for young adults has any less merit than the classics is sheer snobbery' | book publishing | Scoop.it
Modern YA provides a link from the safety of children's fiction to the unpredictable content of adult novels, says one young adult fiction writer
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Italian Teenagers Receive a 'Culture Bonus' to Read and Engage in the Arts

Italian Teenagers Receive a 'Culture Bonus' to Read and Engage in the Arts | book publishing | Scoop.it
Citing 'centuries of history that proclaim the fact that culture will beat ignorance,' Italy's prime minister prompts a 500-euro culture bonus for teens.
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Beijing Book Fair 2016: Positive Vibes and Surprising Growth

Beijing Book Fair 2016: Positive Vibes and Surprising Growth | book publishing | Scoop.it
The 23rd edition of the Beijing International Book Fair (BIBF) kicked off on Wednesday with more than 300,000 titles on display, 1,379 overseas exhibitors, and 16 Central and Eastern European countries as guests of honor.
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Facebook is trying to get rid of bias in Trending news by getting rid of humans

Facebook is trying to get rid of bias in Trending news by getting rid of humans | book publishing | Scoop.it
Facebook will no longer employ humans to write descriptions for items in its Trending section, which attracted controversy over allegations of political bias in May. Topics appearing in the Trending section will now appear solely as a short phrase or single word, with an indication of the number of people discussing it on the social network. Quartz confirmed from multiple source
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Anand Giridharadas Shares a Letter at TEDSummit 2016

Anand Giridharadas Shares a Letter at TEDSummit 2016 | book publishing | Scoop.it
Anand Giridharadas, a writer, spoke at the TEDSummit 2016 to read from “a letter to all who have lost in this era.”
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College Bookstores are Offering New Services, Finding Cheaper Suppliers | The Digital Reader

College Bookstores are Offering New Services, Finding Cheaper Suppliers | The Digital Reader | book publishing | Scoop.it
College bookstores have never had it worse. Amazon, eCampus, and MBS Direct are coming at them with virtual bookstore offerings while at the same time students are shifting their purchases online. So what's a college bookstore to do? Some, like Jayhawk Bookstore in Lawrence Kansas, are shutting down, but others are adapting to the new reality. They're cutting their costs, offering deliveries, matching prices, and offering new services. The campus bookstore at the University of Northeastern Oklahoma, for example, is now price-matching with its online competitors. This bookstore is run by B&N Education, which adopting a price-matching policy last year, but it's not clear what else it is doing to become more competitive. Independent college bookstores, on the other hand, are doing a lot more. The UNM bookstore in New Mexico, for example, has found new suppliers to replace the usual distributors which serve college bookstores, and it has reportedly cut the average price of a textbook from $88 to $69 per book. “Before there were standard margins in the college bookstore industry,” bookstore director Carrie Mitchell said. “We have thrown those out and now look at what is a more competitive price, whenever we are able. We also source from more market place vendors than before.” That bookstore also offers [...]
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You need to update your iPhone now to avoid a major security flaw that takes over your device

You need to update your iPhone now to avoid a major security flaw that takes over your device | book publishing | Scoop.it
The security firm Lookout discovered a major exploit in iOS that gives hackers complete access to your iPhone.
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Growing Chinese journals market 'too big to ignore', PA report says | The Bookseller

Growing Chinese journals market 'too big to ignore', PA report says | The Bookseller | book publishing | Scoop.it
The Chinese journals market is experiencing a huge shift to digital, while more English-language journals are being produced by Chinese publishers and Chinese researchers are beginning to make a deeper impact abroad, according to a report.
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Canada's Shelfie Partners with Germany's De Gruyter in Ebook Bundling

Canada's Shelfie Partners with Germany's De Gruyter in Ebook Bundling | book publishing | Scoop.it
Canada’s Shelfie Partners with Germany’s De Gruyter in Ebook Bundling
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Facebook automates Trending Topics after bias claims, and it looks a lot like Twitter

Facebook automates Trending Topics after bias claims, and it looks a lot like Twitter | book publishing | Scoop.it
Facebook said Friday it has made a change to its Trending Topics section, following allegations that staff members suppressed stories with a conservative viewpoint.
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Don't Call Riverhead Design Labs Just Another Art Department

Don't Call Riverhead Design Labs Just Another Art Department | book publishing | Scoop.it
Part traditional art department and part research and development group, Riverhead's design lab operates at the junction where art, books, and marketing meets.
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The New Goldmine For Textbook Companies: Charging Students To Do Homework

The New Goldmine For Textbook Companies: Charging Students To Do Homework | book publishing | Scoop.it
Digital learning systems now charge students for access codes needed to complete coursework, take quizzes and turn i
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The Medium is the Message: How We Read and How It Affects Us

The Medium is the Message: How We Read and How It Affects Us | book publishing | Scoop.it
The Wild Detectives is an independent Bookstore Bar Venue in Oak Cliff, Dallas, TX, whose aim is to encourage community-driven cultural conversation.
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The Future of K-12 Education Publishing

The Future of K-12 Education Publishing | book publishing | Scoop.it
Three articles about personalized learning in the military, Chromebooks' rise, and teacher training reveal the biggest trends in K-12 education publishing.
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PRH Canada Opens Toronto Bookstore

PRH Canada Opens Toronto Bookstore | book publishing | Scoop.it
On Wednesday, Penguin Random House Canada has opened a new 'Penguin Shop' bookstore on the first floor of the tower that houses the company’s offices at 320 Front Street West.
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Amazon is piloting teams with a 30-hour workweek

Amazon is piloting teams with a 30-hour workweek | book publishing | Scoop.it
The employees will receive the same benefits as full-time workers but only 75 percent of the pay.
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Of Course Everyone’s Already Using the Leaked NSA Exploits

Of Course Everyone’s Already Using the Leaked NSA Exploits | book publishing | Scoop.it
When unreported bugs get out, every petty criminal and curious teen starts taking advantage of them.
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Who Am I: Writer or Bookseller?

Who Am I: Writer or Bookseller? | book publishing | Scoop.it
Hey, this message is for ________. This is Ben from Brazos Bookstore calling to let you know we got a book you ordered here: The Sadness. It’ll be available for
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Legendary Screenwriting Guru Robert McKee On Creating Incredible Dialogue

Legendary Screenwriting Guru Robert McKee On Creating Incredible Dialogue | book publishing | Scoop.it
The author of screenwriting bible, Story, returns with a tome devoted to Dialogue, and reams of advice for aspiring writers.
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The 10 Things Keeping Content Publishers Up at Night

The 10 Things Keeping Content Publishers Up at Night | book publishing | Scoop.it
Content publishers can be placed into two major groups: those who have evolved from print publications (newspapers and magazines), and those who were born into the digital era. Though these two types…
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