Publishing news 2012-04-16
To help you keep in touch with what’s been happening in the creative sector over the past week, here are some links to online news and commentary we've come across that we thought might be of interest.
Authors and publishers
Wellcome Trust to publish free journal eLife
HarperColins, Random House, Hachette, Simon & Schuster, Penguin and Macmillan and Amazon’s latest annual contract
Book publishers and keeping up with the ebook challenge
Yahoo is looking into advertising within ebooks
The pros of micropublishing discussed
US Department of Justice sues Apple over ebook pricing
A case study on global ebook distribution
The demise of the academic publishing model?
Amazon’s ebook pricing strategy
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has asked local retailers who are concerned about e-book pricing to formally file a complaint with its office
Ebook business models
Application-programming interface (API) explained
Students in the US performed better on tests after using a new educational app
What should publishers be more concerned about?
Item posted on 16 April 2012.