Read and Download Jessica Kaye Book The Guide to Publishing Audiobooks in PDF, EPub, Mobi, Kindle online. Book The Guide to Publishing Audiobooks PDF. This book was released on 2019-02-11 with total page 230 pages. Book excerpt: What You Need to Know to PUBLISH YOUR AUDIOBOOK! The Guide to Publishing Audiobooks has everything you need to know to acquire rights, produce, publish, and distribute audiobooks to expand your audience for both fiction and nonfiction, and how you can increase your bottom line in the process. Multiple Grammy Award-winning audiobook producer and director Jessica Kaye shares invaluable knowledge garnered in her years as an entertainment and publishing attorney, and audiobook publisher, producer, director, and distributor. With her insights, you'll learn how to evaluate a potential audiobook project, obtain the rights for audio publishing, or self-publish your own audiobook. This comprehensive, easy-to-understand guide shows you how to: • Create a high-quality production including best practices for effectively working with narrators, producers, directors, engineers, and sound editors. • Choose an appropriate narrator. • Understand and manage distribution in the digital age. Plus, this guide includes examples of commonly used audiobook contracts and explanations of key industry terms so you can feel confident in your business dealings. Whether you're an independent publisher looking to expand your business or an author trying to grow your readership, The Guide to Publishing Audiobooks is your go-to resource for navigating the audiobook industry.
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Read and Download Joe Kraynak Book Que's Official Internet Yellow Pages in PDF, EPub, Mobi, Kindle online. Book Que's Official Internet Yellow Pages PDF. This book was released on 2005 with total page 1130 pages. Book excerpt: Information online is not stored or organized in any logical fashion, but this reference attempts to organize and catalog a small portion of the Web in a single resource of the best sites in each category.
Read and Download Matthew Rubery Book Audiobooks, Literature, and Sound Studies in PDF, EPub, Mobi, Kindle online. Book Audiobooks, Literature, and Sound Studies PDF. This book was released on 2011-05-09 with total page 259 pages. Book excerpt: This is the first scholarly work to examine the cultural significance of the "talking book" since the invention of the phonograph in 1877, the earliest machine to enable the reproduction of the human voice. Recent advances in sound technology make this an opportune moment to reflect on the evolution of our reading practices since this remarkable invention. Some questions addressed by the collection include: How does auditory literature adapt printed texts? What skills in close listening are necessary for its reception? What are the social consequences of new listening technologies? In sum, the essays gathered together by this collection explore the extent to which the audiobook enables us not just to hear literature but to hear it in new ways. Bringing together a set of reflections on the enrichments and impoverishments of the reading experience brought about by developments in sound technology, this collection spans the earliest adaptations of printed texts into sound by Charles Dickens, Thomas Hardy, and other novelists from the late nineteenth century to recordings by contemporary figures such as Toni Morrison and Barack Obama at the turn of the twenty-first century. As the voices gathered here suggest, it is time to give a hearing to one of the most talked about new media of the past century.
Read and Download American Library Association Book No Shelf Required in PDF, EPub, Mobi, Kindle online. Book No Shelf Required PDF. This book was released on 2011 with total page 209 pages. Book excerpt: Sue Polanka brings together a variety of professionals to share their expertise about e-books with librarians and publishers. Providing forward-thinking ideas while remaining grounded in practical information that can be implemented in all kinds of libraries, the topics explored include an introduction to e-books and their different types, an overview of their history and development, e-book technology, why e-books are good for learning, and how librarians can market them to a wide range of users.--[back cover]
Read and Download Joyce G. Saricks Book Read On...Audiobooks in PDF, EPub, Mobi, Kindle online. Book Read On...Audiobooks PDF. This book was released on 2011-03-21 with total page 168 pages. Book excerpt: With more than 300 original annotations in some 60 thematic lists, this one-of-a kind compilation opens the world of audiobooks to listeners and librarians alike. The demand for audiobooks is booming, yet materials that help listeners make choices of what to listen to have been in short supply. Read On...Audiobooks: Reading Lists for Every Taste fills that gap, helping match reader interests and mood to titles that might please them. Written by Joyce G. Saricks, a well-known writer and speaker on readers' advisory, the book offers original annotations for more than 300 audiobook titles, grouped according to some 60 themes, fiction and nonfiction. Lists are organized by character, story, setting, language, and mood/tone. Each entry provides a plot description and discusses the appeal of the narrator. In addition to helping patrons, the book will assist librarians with collection development and listener's advisory, creating displays that include audiobooks, promoting the collection, and especially, with understanding the special dynamic that exists among listeners, narrators, and audiobooks.
Read and Download Marcia A. Mardis Book The Collection Program in Schools in PDF, EPub, Mobi, Kindle online. Book The Collection Program in Schools PDF. This book was released on 2021-07-19 with total page 267 pages. Book excerpt: This thorough treatment of collection development for school library educators, students, and practicing school librarians provides quick access to information. This seventh edition of The Collection Program in Schools is updated in several key areas. It provides an overview of key education trends affecting school library collections, such as digital textbooks, instructional improvement systems, STEM priorities, and open education resource (OER) use and reuse. Topics of discussion include the new AASL standards as they relate to the collection; the idea of crowd sourcing in collection development; and current trends in the school library profession, such as Future Ready Libraries and new standards from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. Each chapter has been updated and revised with new material, and particular emphasis is placed on disaster preparedness and response as they pertain to policies, circulation, preservation, and moving or closing a collection. This edition also includes updates to review of curation and community analysis principles as they affect the development of the library collection.
Read and Download Jessica Zellers Book The ABCs of ERM in PDF, EPub, Mobi, Kindle online. Book The ABCs of ERM PDF. This book was released on 2018-01-22 with total page 170 pages. Book excerpt: The ever-shifting landscape of electronic resources challenges even the most tech-savvy information professionals. Now, however, you can surmount those challenges, with the solid backing offered in this practical book. Despite their being visible, valuable, and expensive components of public and academic library collections, electronic resources remain somewhat mysterious to many librarians. How do you deal with vendors, how do you decide which e-resources to buy, how do you optimize access for remote users, and perhaps most importantly, how do you motivate your public to use them? Created by three front-line practitioners, this guide answers all of those questions and more, offering practical advice to information professionals involved in any aspect of electronic resource management—from selecting, acquiring, and activating to managing, promoting, and deselecting. It features clear instructions along with definitions, checklists, FAQs, and sidebars comprising sensible tips and anecdotal asides for the involved librarian. Written in a lively style and brimming with helpful information, this is the guide you'll wish you had in library school, and a resource you will refer to again and again.
Read and Download Lynette Owen Book Selling Rights in PDF, EPub, Mobi, Kindle online. Book Selling Rights PDF. This book was released on 2014-10-17 with total page 481 pages. Book excerpt: Selling Rights has firmly established itself as the leading guide to all aspects of rights sales and co-publications throughout the world. The seventh edition is substantially updated to illustrate the changes in rights in relation to new technologies and legal developments in the United Kingdom and the rest of the world. This fully revised and updated edition includes: coverage of the full range of potential rights from English-language territorial rights through to serial rights, permissions, rights for the reading-impaired, translation rights, dramatization and documentary rights, electronic and multimedia rights More detailed coverage of Creative Commons and Open Access The aftermath of the Digital Economy Act 2010, the Hooper Report and new UK Statutory Instruments affecting copyright Updated coverage of book fairs The implications of adding e-book rights to print licences A separate chapter on collective licensing via Reproduction Rights Organizations The impact of new electronic hardware (e-readers, tablets, mobile phones) – the distinction between sales and licences the rights implications of acquisitions, mergers and disposals updates on serial rights, including online New appendices listing territories normally sought as exclusive by UK publishers and a glossary of rights specific terms. Selling Rights is an essential reference tool and an accessible and illuminating guide to current and future issues for rights professionals and students of publishing.
Read and Download Giles Clark Book Inside Book Publishing in PDF, EPub, Mobi, Kindle online. Book Inside Book Publishing PDF. This book was released on 2019-08-09 with total page 396 pages. Book excerpt: Now fully revised and updated for its sixth edition, Inside Book Publishing is the classic introduction to the book publishing industry. Giles Clark and Angus Phillips offer authoritative coverage of all sectors of the industry, from commercial fiction and non-fiction to educational publishing and academic journals. They reveal how publishers continue to adapt to a fast-changing and highly interconnected world, in which printed books have proved resilient alongside ebooks and the growth of audio. Major themes are explored, including the development of digital products and the use of social media in book marketing, as well as those that affect publishers’ businesses, such as the rise of internet retailing; rental models for student textbooks; and open access, where academic content is free to the user. Case studies from industry experts give fascinating perspectives on topics such as crowdfunding, self-publishing and how authors can market themselves. The book provides excellent overviews of the main aspects of the publishing process: commissioning authors, product development, design and production, marketing, sales and distribution. As a manual for those in the profession and a guide for the potential publishers of the future, Inside Book Publishing remains a seminal work for anyone with an interest in the industry. It will also be of interest to authors seeking an insider’s view of this exciting industry.
Read and Download Michael Miller Book iPodpedia in PDF, EPub, Mobi, Kindle online. Book iPodpedia PDF. This book was released on 2007-04-26 with total page 712 pages. Book excerpt: iPodpedia is the first book to show you everything that the iPod and iTunes have to offer–from music to movies and beyond. Whether you want to get the most out of your iPod’s music playback, create your own playlists, edit your music info and album art, convert your home movies and DVDs to iPod videos, listen to audiobooks and podcasts, or just unfreeze a frozen iPod, iPodpedia will show you how to do it. Michael Miller has written more than 75 non-fiction how-to books over the past two decades, including Googlepedia: The Ultimate Google Reference, Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Computer Basics, How Microsoft Windows Vista Works, How Home Theater and HDTV Work, Tricks of the eBay Masters, and YouTube 4 You. His books have collectively sold more than a million copies worldwide, and he has established a reputation for offering real-world advice about complicated topics. More information can be found at the author’s website (www.molehillgroup.com) and at iPodPedia: The Blog (ipodpediatheblog.blogspot.com). Category Digital Music Covers iPod and iTunes for Windows® and Mac® Level Intermediate to Advanced
Read and Download Brian Dolber Book The Gig Economy in PDF, EPub, Mobi, Kindle online. Book The Gig Economy PDF. This book was released on 2021-05-30 with total page 293 pages. Book excerpt: This edited collection examines the gig economy in the age of convergence from a critical political economic perspective. Contributions explore how media, technology, and labor are converging to create new modes of production, as well as new modes of resistance. From rideshare drivers in Los Angeles to domestic workers in Delhi, from sex work to podcasting, this book draws together research that examines the gig economy's exploitation of workers and their resistance. Employing critical theoretical perspectives and methodologies in a variety of national contexts, contributors consider the roles that media, policy, culture, and history, as well as gender, race, and ethnicity play in forging working conditions in the 'gig economy'. Contributors examine the complex and historical relationships between media and gig work integral to capitalism with the aim of exposing and, ultimately, ending exploitation. This book will appeal to students and scholars examining questions of technology, media, and labor across media and communication studies, information studies, and labor studies as well as activists, journalists, and policymakers.
Read and Download Charles Harmon Book Mobile Library Services in PDF, EPub, Mobi, Kindle online. Book Mobile Library Services PDF. This book was released on 2013 with total page 163 pages. Book excerpt: With the rapidly increasing use of smartphones and tablets in the library to access information; as well as the growing role of social media, blogging, and e-learning instruction, the identity of libraries themselves are being transformed. Every function of the library, such as customer service, can be improved with technology. Why reinvent the wheel? Instead, you can now implement or expand services while knowing how other libraries have met their user needs.
Read and Download Marie Kelsey Book Cataloging for School Librarians in PDF, EPub, Mobi, Kindle online. Book Cataloging for School Librarians PDF. This book was released on 2018-02-19 with total page 413 pages. Book excerpt: Cataloging for School Librarians, Second Edition presents the theory and practice of cataloging and classification to students and practitioners needing a clear sequential process to help them overcome cataloging anxiety. By following the instructions in this book, the new cataloger will become proficient at creating bibliographic records that meet current national standards, and make library materials accessible to students and faculty. This new edition fully integrates RDA while referencing its antecedent, AACR2. FRBR, Sears, the Dewey Decimal Classification and the implications of Web-Scale Discovery services are covered. It presents numerous examples of how to catalog books, non-print and electronic library materials using the MARC format. To reinforce learning, each chapter concludes with a revised review quiz and critical thinking questions. Cataloging for School Librarians, Second Edition includes sample full MARC records, a glossary and an index.
Read and Download Matthew Rubery Book The Untold Story of the Talking Book in PDF, EPub, Mobi, Kindle online. Book The Untold Story of the Talking Book PDF. This book was released on 2016-11-14 with total page 380 pages. Book excerpt: Histories of the book often move straight from the codex to the digital screen. Left out is nearly 150 years of audio recordings. Matthew Rubery uncovers this story, from Edison to today’s billion-dollar audiobook industry, and breaks from convention by treating audiobooks as a distinctive art form that has profoundly influenced the way we read.
Read and Download Primary Research Group Book Current Practices and Future Plans of Public Library Webmasters in PDF, EPub, Mobi, Kindle online. Book Current Practices and Future Plans of Public Library Webmasters PDF. This book was released on 2005 with total page 69 pages. Book excerpt: The new report from Primary Research Group is based on interviews with webmasters from the San Jose Public Library, the Salt Lake City Public Library, the Alexandria Library, the Los Angeles Public Library, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg County Public Library, the Houston Public Library, the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, the Colorado Virtual Library and the Boston Public Library. A free sample chapter is available for download. A few of the report?s conclusions are summarized below:CONTENT MANAGEMENTLibraries take widely varying approaches to the issue of how should control the website and who should be empowered to add content to the site. Some libraries prefer to centralize access in the hands of just a few librarians who act as gatekeepers to the website. Others prefer to empower as many librarians as possible to contribute to the site, and to oversee their own contributions to the site. To achieve this, some libraries have purchased off the shelf content management systems, while others have developed in-house content management systems that allow non-technical librarians to function independent of the need for technical help. THE IMPACT OF CASCADING STYLE SHEETS (CSS)Cascading style sheet, that allow librarians to edit entire sites, or subsets of site, with one click of the mouse, have become popular ways to introduce some uniformity and lower the labor demand of editing public library websites. Cascading style sheets are important because librarians are finding more and more reasons to add more and more content to their sites. Public library websites have often quickly become unwieldy monsters that voraciously eat up librarian time. Correcting and editing these beasts by hand is dangerous and cascading style sheets allow proper measured feeding without loss of limb. MOST POPULAR PAGESSome of the most popular pages on the public library websites surveyed were the events calendar, basic library info page, database gateways and children?s and teen pages.STAFFINGRelative to the importance of the library website to the overall success of the library, the size of most library web staffs, when such staffs exist, is quite small. Usually one to three individuals run the website, and they often have other responsibilities. The strategy that most have pursued to overcome their small staffs is to devolve responsibility for content to subject specialist librarians, and to empower them to be able to edit the portions of the website for which they are responsible. UNIQUE CONTENTMost librarians interviewed stressed the need to develop unique content that would draw traffic to the website. Among the type of content mentioned were: interactive storytelling and educational games, reading lists and contests, book reviews by librarians posted online, subject guides, and events calendars. CHILDREN?S & TEEN SERVICESOne of the most vibrant areas for website development has been services for children and teens. This age group grew up with access to the world wide web and it is truly the only generation for which web use and communication is as natural as turning on the television for most Americans. Libraries have responded with books clubs, personalized spaces, interactive stories and games, and other features aimed at this audience. Nonetheless, many libraries have just scraped the surface of their potential in this area. We like what the Charlotte-Mecklenburg County Public Library has done in this area, developing unique content, focused marketing and web teams to create a unique site for Charlotte area children. SPECIAL COLLECTIONSMany libraries have plans to digitize their special collections, or at the very least, to digitize finding aids for those collections and increase access to them through the library website. We expect that this will soon become a major area of public library investment and a challenge for website administrators who must devise access schemes to digitized resources.
Read and Download Solveig Robinson Book The Book in Society in PDF, EPub, Mobi, Kindle online. Book The Book in Society PDF. This book was released on 2013-11-15 with total page 390 pages. Book excerpt: The Book in Society: An Introduction to Print Culture examines the origins and development of one of the most important inventions in human history. Books can inform, entertain, inspire, irritate, liberate, or challenge readers, and their forms can be tangible and traditional, like a printed, casebound volume, or virtual and transitory, like a screen-page of a cell-phone novel. Written in clear, non-specialist prose, The Book in Society first provides an overview of the rise of the book and of the modern publishing and bookselling industries. It explores the evolution of written texts from early forms to contemporary formats, the interrelationship between literacy and technology, and the prospects for the book in the twenty-first century. The second half of the book is based on historian Robert Darnton’s concept of a book publishing “communication circuit.” It examines how books migrate from the minds of authors to the minds of readers, exploring such topics as the rise of the modern notion of the author, the role of states and others in promoting or restricting the circulation of books, various modes of reproducing and circulating texts, and how readers’ responses help shape the form and content of the books available to them. Feature boxes highlighting key texts, individuals, and developments in the history of the book, carefully selected illustrations, and a glossary all help bring the history of the book to life.
Read and Download Panayiotis Zaphiris Book Learning and Collaboration Technologies in PDF, EPub, Mobi, Kindle online. Book Learning and Collaboration Technologies PDF. This book was released on 2016-07-04 with total page 749 pages. Book excerpt: This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Third International Conference on Learning and Collaboration Technologies, LCT 2016, held as part of the 18th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, HCII 2016, in Toronto, Canada, in July 2016, in conjunction with 14 thematically similar conferences. The 1287 papers presented at the HCII 2016 conferences were carefully reviewed and selected from 4354 submissions. The papers cover the entire field of human-computer interaction, addressing major advances in knowledge and effective use of computers in a variety of application areas. The papers included in this volume are organized in the following thematic sections: instructional design; interaction techniques and platforms for learning; learning performance; web-based, mobile and ubiquitous learning; intelligent learning environments; learning technologies; collaboration technologies; and cultural and social aspects of learning and collaboration technologies.