May 19 2015A Century of Alfred A. KnopfIn 1915, after working as a page at Doubleday and with publisher Mitchell Kennerley, Alfred A. Knopf accepted a $5,000 advance from his father to begin an eponymous publisher.
April 14 2015Managing Multiplicity | Library Systems Landscape 2015Selecting a library management system is never an easy decision. Vendors of integrated library systems (ILS) offer solutions tailored to public, academic, school, and special libraries, but even when organized by type, libraries are hardly one-size-fits-all organizations. Choosing a new vendor tends to mean a major investment, with a multiyear commitment to a solution that often will require new training, adaptation, and trade-offs among cost, features, and functionality.
March 30 2015Cover Reveal: Harper Lee's 'Go Set a Watchman' HarperCollins unveiled the jacket of the hotly anticipated novel, with president and publisher of general books Michael Morrison noting that the design "draws on the style of the decade the book was written, but with a modern twist."