Lulu, the world’s first and largest independent publisher, announced at the London Book Fair the launch of Glasstree, an online publishing site dedicated to meeting the needs of academic and scholarly authors and communities.
Lulu Jr. ™, the division of Lulu.com that helps children become authors and artists, today announced that it has released three book-making kits for kids in conjunction with Crayola ®, a colorfully innovative brand for over 110 years.
Is play time on your child’s back to school schedule? 60 minutes of open ended play daily supports the development of skills that are critical for childhood development, but for many Canadian Children, back to school means back highly scheduled days.
Print Wikipedia , an effort to envision all of English-language Wikipedia as an old-fashioned dead-tree reference set, reached its conclusion just before 10 p.m. on Sunday when a handful of people gathered at a Lower East Side art gallery to watch the last of 7,600 volumes upload to the print-on-demand Web site Lulu.com — exactly 24 days, 3 hours and 18 minutes after the process began.
Mandiberg Transforms the World’s Largest Collection of Knowledge into Books for Print-On-Demand Michael Mandiberg announced the unveiling of Print Wikipedia in the exhibition From Aaaaa! to ZZZap! , which runs June 18 to July 2, 2015 at Denny Gallery .
The Wikipedia entry for “quixoticism” runs only about 255 words. But if anyone could argue for a personal mention, it might be Michael Mandiberg .
In June, artist Michael Mandiberg unveiled Print Wikipedia in the exhibition From Aaaaa! to ZZZap! , which ran a total of 24 days, 3 hours and 18 minutes from June 18 to July 11, at Denny Gallery in New York City. Mandiberg wrote software that transformed the entirety of the English Wikipedia database into thousands of print ready PDFs, complete with covers.
Digital books turned the industry upside down, but the revolution hasn’t stopped yet. There’s more change to come, and it could make traditional publishing houses tremble
Practically everybody remembers his or her first box of Crayola crayons. The classic green and gold box has been a school supply staple for generations. In many cases, people can recall the name of their favorite color – purple mountains’ majesty, tickle me pink or macaroni and cheese, for example.
The line between traditional and self-publishing is blurring, and this is good news for authors willing to seize a new opportunity. That is one of the major themes of this year’s uPublishU at BookExpo America, the indie publishing show held at New York City’s Javits Center on Saturday, May 30.