What’s Hot in Publishing News

Copyright continues to dominate industry news, and the attending legislation seems to grow daily in complexity daily.  If this doesn’t confuse publishers, it certainly confuses their customers, and often also their critics.  It is therefore particularly helpful to the PA to have produced a short PDF that ‘busts’ some common myths. Our leading article this month offers a summary.  This is followed by a short account of the PLS Annual Open Meeting, which took place on 1st July, details of Michael Gove’s lifting of the ban on books in prisons, a piece on the world’s biggest spenders on e-books, and information about the upcoming ALPSP International Conference and the Booksellers Association Conference, both of which will take place in September.