Items Tagged With public domain

The Margaret Atwood Text No One Will Read for a Century, Five Hundred Years of Book Images, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.5.14

Tips on building book buzz; Neil Gaiman’s new graphic novel to film; a Maya Angelou hip-hop album; and other news.

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Independent Bookstores on the Rise, Sofia Coppola to Adapt Alysia Abbott’s Memoir, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 12.17.13

Sofia Coppola will adapt Alysia Abbott’s Fairyland: A Memoir of My Father for the big screen; the Christian Science Monitor reports that independent bookstores are on the rise; Vulture offers a buyers' guide to January book releases; and other news.

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Google Offers One Million ePub Titles

by Adrian Versteegh

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.2.09

The ePub format continues to gain traction as an e-book standard. Last week, Google Books announced that it now has more than a million public domain titles available as free ePub downloads. The format, developed two years ago by the International Digital Publishing Forum, makes e-books accessible across a wide array of devices and platforms.

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University of Michigan to Reissue Rare Books Through Amazon

by Adrian Versteegh

Daily News

Online Only, posted 7.28.09

On the heels of a similar project launched by Cambridge University Press, the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, last week announced plans to make rare and out-of-copyright books from its library system available through BookSurge, Amazon’s print-on-demand division. The program’s initial offering encompasses more than four hundred thousand titles in languages ranging from Acoli to Zulu.

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