Churchill archive case study

Launched in October 2012 by Bloomsbury Publishing in collaboration with the Churchill Archives Centre, the Churchill Archive is a digital library of modern international history available online for the first time. Read more »

Last day of early bird for FutureBook 2011 conference

We are delighted to announce that Stephen Page, CEO of Faber and Faber will be talking at the FutureBook conference. He will discuss his vision for a modern day publisher and how you drive change within an organisation. Stephen joins Evan Schnittman and Dominique Raccah on our keynote session. Read more »

A Bibliography of Sponges; or, can publishers mop up the backlist market?

With Google’s interest in ebooks apparently on the wane, might successful e-publishers step into the breach? Read more »

Bloomsbury runs out of zeros when posting eBook growth numbers

The marketing department at Bloomsbury had to modify all their Powerpoint slide templates this week to include a 4th digit for their growth numbers. Used to single and double digit growth in a good year, eBook numbers came in at £1.5m and considering they were just £79,000 the previous year the growth was 1800%. Read more »

Profile: Kathryn Earle, MD of Berg & Visual Arts

Berg Fashion Library recently won a FutureBook award for the best publishing website. MD Kathryn has kindly written this piece explaining the background behind the site: In September 2010, we launched the Berg Fashion Library (‘BFL’, an online resource for fashion students and academics. The BFL looks at dress across cultures and throughout history. It will be updated three times a year. Read more »

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