Systems Librarian at Tulane University

Tulane University is recruiting a Systems Librarian. Here’s an excerpt from the ad: The Systems Librarian takes an innovative, service-centric approach to …

Ed Summers: Post Custodial Logics

I love how Kelleher (2017) positions the radical? idea of funding the development of archival infrastructure where it is actually needed using …

Scholastic Aims to Improve Profits

Scholastic has started Scholastic 2020, a companywide initiative to reduce operating costs and expand revenue opportunities. …read more Source: Publishers

Meet the Editor: Erroll McDonald

McDonald talks about his 40 years at Random House, where he’s edited Toni Morrison, Salman Rushdie, Nicolas Sarkozy, and others. …read more …

Hot Topic: World War II Books

In the spirit of Christopher Nolan’s new film, ‘Dunkirk,’ here are three new titles in which everyday people fight to survive and …

Book Deals: Week of July 24, 2017

Louise Penny re-ups with Minotaur, Kensington nabs a Zsa Zsa Gabor bio, Haymarket scores a Super Bowl champ, and more in this …

Board Books Have Big Week

A spike in sales of board books helped to drive up unit sales of print books 5% in the week ended July …

Profits Double at EDC

Net earnings at Educational Development Corp. rose to $1.2 million in the quarter ended May 31, 2107 over the comparable period a …

Bookstore News: July 21, 2017

A new store opens in Oregon; Cape Cod bookstore earns plaudits; the Arizona bookseller taking on Amazon; an Oakland bookseller asks for …

MarcEdit 7 Keycode Documentation

Something that comes up a lot is the lack of key combinations or pathways to using functions in MarcEdit. I’ll admit, the …

ITW Thriller Awards 2017

The 2017 ITW (International Thriller Writers) Thriller Awards were presented, as they have been for the past 12 years, at a sit-down …

ITW Thriller Awards 2017

The 2017 ITW (International Thriller Writers) Thriller Awards were presented, as they have been for the past 12 years, at a sit-down …

Featured: Summertime Is Here!

On the beach at Coney Island, 1902. Sunshine, long days, trips to the mountains or beaches—we’re now well into the season many …

hoopla digital Adds More Comics

hoopla digital entered into agreements with comic book publishers Fantagraphics, Lion Forge, and Titan Comics, which adds thousands of popular titles to …

CABI and SciDev.Net Set to Merge

CABI (Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International) has agreed to merge with SciDev.Net, a resource for news, views, and analysis on science …

APA PsycNET Gets Updates

The American Psychological Association (APA) updated the APA PsycNET content delivery platform with better search functionality (e.g., related content links now appear …

Libraries Clear First Budget Hurdle in DC

Topic: LibrariesMoney IssuesPoliticsFrom Publishers Weekly: Last week, a House Appropriations subcommittee voted to recommend level funding for libraries in FY2018, which would …

Have We Been Hacked By Sci-Hub?

Recent announcements from the creator of Sci-Hub raise the distinct possibility that Scholarly Publishers have been systematically compromised The post Have We …

Book of the week: Swarm (Guy Garcia)

In an effort to draw attention to quality self-published literature and in agreement with BlueInk Review, NSR highlights reviews published on BIR’s …

Bookstore News: July 19, 2017

Inside Nebraska’s beloved local bookstore; Baton Rouge indie goes on the block; the “Basil Fawlty” of bookselling calls it quits; and more. …

The Czeck Edge Ruler Stop

I purchased the Czeck Edge ruler stop about two months ago and keep finding more and more uses for it. It costs …

The Czeck Edge Ruler Stop

I purchased the Czeck Edge ruler stop about two months ago and keep finding more and more uses for it. It costs …

Atypon's Literatum Gets Upgrades

Atypon updated the Literatum publishing platform with enhancements such as a fully integrated e-reader, a new multi-user license framework, and three new …

Collections as Data: IMPACT

If you are in the Washington, DC area next week (or can be), please be our guest at a very special day-long …

Oral History, Aural Culture

Audiobooks offer access to the distant history of human artistic expression through technology, an ironic fact that flies in the face of …

Indigo Eyes US Expansion in 2018

Indigo Books & Music is in discussions to expand operations to the United States as early 2018, according to several high level …

The revolution will not be handheld

Moving beyond pushing pixels and designing under sea level with our iceberg. “For those working in UX through the past several years, …