If Rumors were Horses 4/19/19

By Katina Strauch Hot off the Press from the awesome Mary Ann Liebert. It has been ages since Mary Ann and I have touched bases! But we did talk yesterday and what exciting news! Bob Vrooman has just joined Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., in the newly-created position...

ATG Original: Bookstores Face the Realities of 21st Century Commerce: Part 2 – Indie Bookstores Rise To the Occasion

by Nancy K. Herther (This is Part 2 of a 2-part series. Click here to read Part 1.) Highland Indiana’s Miles Books owner Jim Roumbos believes we are seeing a resurgence of the local bookshop. "More than 200 independent bookstores have opened over the past few years,"...

If Rumors were Horses 4-12-19

By Katina Strauch I was interested in a post by Kent Anderson “Are We Gradually Being Erased?’ on his new online newsletter – The Geyser — Hot Takes & Deep Thinking on the Info Economy. It’s about the lack of tangible records of our experiences and how that may...

ATG Original: Bookstores Face The Realities Of 21st Century Commerce: Part 1 – Major Industry Trends

By Nancy K. Herther (This is Part 1 of a 2-part series. Part 2 will be posted later in the week.) Last November, IBISWorld published their most recent industry report on bookstore industry, finding that with pressure from other entertainment and scholarly options for...

ATG Original: Censorship & The Struggle Over Content in The Internet Age: Part 2: The Vendor Conundrum

By Nancy Herther (This post is Part 2 of a 2-part series. Click here to read Part 1.) “You would need to ask the vendors themselves what impacts these challenges may be having on their decisions about what specific content to provide to libraries and schools, what...

If Rumors were Horses 4/19/19

By Katina Strauch Hot off the Press from the awesome Mary Ann Liebert. It has been ages since Mary...

ATG Original: Bookstores Face the Realities of 21st Century Commerce: Part 2 – Indie Bookstores Rise To the Occasion

by Nancy K. Herther (This is Part 2 of a 2-part series. Click here to read Part 1.) Highland...

If Rumors were Horses 4-12-19

By Katina Strauch I was interested in a post by Kent Anderson “Are We Gradually Being Erased?’ on...

ATG Original: Bookstores Face The Realities Of 21st Century Commerce: Part 1 – Major Industry Trends

By Nancy K. Herther (This is Part 1 of a 2-part series. Part 2 will be posted later in the week.)...

ATG Original: Censorship & The Struggle Over Content in The Internet Age: Part 2: The Vendor Conundrum

By Nancy Herther (This post is Part 2 of a 2-part series. Click here to read Part 1.) “You would...

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