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Sunday, October 27, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Rebirth of Digital Books through Blockchain »
Before books could be published on the internet as an elaborate series of zeroes and ones, almighty paper ruled the publis...
Monday, October 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pivoting To Video: Lessons Learned »
In February 2016, after a career spent wholly in the book industry, I made my own pivot to video. Through my publishing co...
Thursday, October 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Outsource Your Distribution? Six Questions To Help You Decide »
While the changes represented by e-books, audio books, POD, and digital delivery (e.g., Cengage and Pearson’s higher-educa...
Friday, September 27, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
BISG's Rights Committee launches a new rights taxonomy »
BISG maintains five standing committees: metadata, rights, subject codes, supply chain, and workflow. They meet monthly, w...
Thursday, August 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Finding the ROI in Rights Management Investments »
Dual-record card systems and spreadsheets are no longer enough!  A good rights management system is crucial to any bu...
Friday, July 19, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Thema in a Global Marketplace »
The first post in this series described the genesis of Thema and its basic structure of category codes, qualif...
Sunday, July 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Thema: Developing A Subject Category Scheme for A Global Book Trade »
Giving accurate information about the subject or genre of a book is a n important aspect of marketing books to potential c...
Friday, June 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
What's New in EPUB 3.2? »
Nearly twenty years ago, the Open eBook Forum published the OEB 1.0 specification, which launched the modern ebook. Althou...
Saturday, May 11, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
Accessibility: A Snapshot of Success—Are You in the Picture? »
When I was asked to write a brief article on accessibility in publishing, I was worried—how to fit it all into 1,000 words...
Thursday, April 18, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
Let's Make Things Easier: Simplicity Through Partnership »
Let’s cut to the chase: Accommodation  for the access needs of all students with disabilities can be challenging. Ta...
Thursday, April 11, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Augmented Reality For Publishing »
Is augmented reality (AR) the bright distant future, or just something blowin’ in the wind?  The answer lies in how...
Monday, March 25, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Voice Technology in the Publishing Industry »
I was recently invited to a friend’s house for dinner. Six of us were having a casual conversation about cinema. My friend...
Friday, March 15, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Long-Term Preservation of High-Value Digital Content »
It’s 2040 and you want to read a decades-old book that analyzes Finnegan’s Wake . You can’t find the text of the book on...
Sunday, February 24, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wattpad Books, Technology, and the Future of Publishing »
A Milestone of Innovation in Publishing  2019 is already a milestone year for Wattpad. Just a few weeks into th...
Sunday, February 10, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
Voice-First Experiences for Children’s Picture Books and Beyond »
The Evolution of Voice Ever since we first asked Siri to tell us the weather outside in February 2010 —and she did—...
Saturday, December 15, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Launching the New Edition of Fundamental Accessibility Tests for Reading Systems »
Over the last four years or so, the DAISY Consortium has been driving the testing of EPUB reading systems and apps. It is...
Thursday, December 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Can Scrum Work for Publishers? »
There is an increasing interest among publishers of how agile methodologies, and specifically Scrum, can be used to create...
Saturday, November 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Accessibility Partnerships in Higher Education Adoption »
As our culture continues to undergo significant digital transformation we increasingly live in a world where skill sets ev...
Friday, October 5, 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
Professional Development in Publishing: It Never Ends »
Regardless of the business you’re in, the need for industry knowledge and continuous training is increasing at exponential...
Friday, September 28, 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
Supporting Students With Print Disabilities »
Prior to the beginning of every term at U.S. colleges and universities, staff in Disability Resources (DR) offices begin t...
Thursday, August 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Virtual and Augmented Reality in Publishing »
Virtual reality (VR), and its cousin augmented reality (AR), have not reached maturity . . . yet. Despite massive leaps i...
Monday, August 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Publishing Industry’s Blindspot: Technology Spending »
Sharing operational data and information does not come easily for publishing companies. Many other industries benefit from...
Sunday, July 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
What To Finish Before You Begin »
Over the last decade or so, just about every aspect of publishing and bookselling has changed—starting from the way that r...
Sunday, June 17, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Future of Publishing: Challenges and Opportunities for Publishers »
Me: Siri, write me a bestseller. Oh, and can you take care of the production, marketing, and sales? I’m heading out, but I...
Saturday, June 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Promises and Perils of Blockchain Technology in Publishing »
Everyone’s heard of blockchain technology. In just about every industry, claims are made about how blockchains can revolut...
Sunday, June 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Being Truly Mobile »
If you ask most publishers of any content (books, journals, magazines, newspapers, etc.) if their content is mobile compli...


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