Tag: copyright

News & Notes – 8/15/15

News & Notes – 8/15/15

Book News Reading Rainbow: Hoping to Build Lifelong Readers Through Licensing (Publishers Weekly) Authors Guild suggests “Authors, Keep Your Copyrights. You Earned Them.” While many trade publishers assign copyright to the author, many university presses do not, which leaves scholarly authors in a bind when it comes to reusing material… Read more »

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News & Notes – 7/18/15

News & Notes – 7/18/15

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Book News Leading authors call for [U.S.] government probe of Amazon’s ‘damaging’ power. (The Guardian) The lawyer, the lockbox, and the lost novel: Harper Lee book… Read more »

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News & Notes – 6/06/15

News & Notes – 6/06/15

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Book News Miramax Faces Lawsuit for Mr. Holmes movie. (GalleyCat) The Conan Doyle estate is suing the film company as well as Mitch Cullin (the author… Read more »

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News & Notes – 8/30/14

News & Notes – 8/30/14

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, giveaways on this and other blogs, and other cool stuff. I missed doing a News & Notes post last week due to unavoidable circumstances (i.e., moving our daughter into college!)… Read more »

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News & Notes – 7/19/14

News & Notes – 7/19/14

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, giveaways on this and other blogs, and other cool stuff. Books & Ebooks in the News: Amazon launched Kindle Unlimited, a subscription ebook service similar to Oyster and Scribd. They’re… Read more »

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News & Notes – 7/12/14

News & Notes – 7/12/14

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, giveaways on this and other blogs, and other cool stuff. Books & Ebooks in the News: The Amazon-Hachette dispute continues to escalate.  Here’s a slightly pro-Amazon take (GigaOm) and a… Read more »

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News & Notes – 3/22/14

News & Notes – 3/22/14

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, giveaways on this and other blogs, and other cool stuff. Books & Ebooks in the News: The Independent will no longer review gender-specific children’s books, which it claims (with justification)… Read more »

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News & Notes – 11/16/13

News & Notes – 11/16/13

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, giveaways on this and other blogs, and other cool stuff. Books & Ebooks in the News: Google Books book-scanning ruled ‘fair use’; Authors Guild will appeal (Andrew Albanese, Publishers Weekly)… Read more »

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