Lecture, livre et bibliothèque

How publishers are optimizing profits in the era of social sharing

Guest column: Keith Sibson, Vice President, Product & Marketing at PostUp , discusses strategies publishers can use to combat declining revenue and platform dominance T oday’s consumers scroll through their Facebook feeds and flip through Google News for their news fix.

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Wikipédia et les bibliothèques, main dans la main

Depuis maintenant trois ans, Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec (BAnQ) collabore étroitement avec Wikipédia, l’un des sites web les plus fréquentés du monde, pour faire mieux rayonner la culture d’ici. Ce mariage a retenu l’attention lors de la conférence internationale Wikimania, qui se tient à Montréal jusqu’à dimanche.

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This Is How Scandinavian Crime Fiction Took Over The World

In Sweden in 1998, « among the ten bestselling books of the month was not even a single Swedish crime novel. There were historical novels, chick lit, contemporary novels, satire. And just two crime novels of any description: one British, one American.

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Be More Than A Bookstore: A Brick-And-Mortar Shop’s Key To Success

Back when Amazon first introduced the Kindle, and e-books were all the rage, a lot of people thought printed books and the stores that sell them were going the way of dinosaurs. But a decade later, print is outselling digital, and many independent bookstores are thriving. Even Amazon is opening brick-and-mortar stores (seven so far).

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L’industrie littéraire au temps du numérique

Longtemps réfractaires aux transformations numériques, les maisons d’édition font preuve de plus en plus d’initiative sur les réseaux sociaux. Parmi les stratégies les plus originales, on remarque certains podcasts, des bédés numériques et même des films d’animation.

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Reading scores suggest a widening urban-rural gap

While incomplete, the report card is troubling; this spring, 36 rural districts met or exceeded the statewide average score on the Idaho Reading Indicator, while 47 rural districts came up short. This much is clear. Statewide, IRI scores improved this …

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