Linda Bennett

The UKSG Conference 2016: user experience and students engagement

By Linda Bennett

The plenary sessions on the second day of the UKSG Conference focused on User Experience. The first of these was also the best.  Professor Donna Lanclos, of the University of North Carolina, Charlotte, spoke on ‘Ethnographic approaches to the practices of … Continue reading

Linda Bennett

The UKSG Conference 2016: libraries, publishers and much more

By Linda Bennett

The 2016 UKSG Conference was held in Bournemouth between 11th and 13th April.  This report captures the main points made by the keynote speakers on the first day of the conference. Two separate reports giving, respectively, an account of the … Continue reading

Arena for books

Arena for books

Digital publishing

Digitalization and globalization of markets have been driving rapid transformation processes in the book industry for years now. Under the motto “Making digital content visible”, the Future Forum of German Association of Booksellers and Publishers launched a crowdsourcing competition, Arena for … Continue reading

Enrico Turrin

Media and Content Convergence Info Day

By Enrico Turrin

On 16 March, FEP attended an information day for potential applicants to the call for proposals ICT-19-2017 “Media and content convergence” to support the media industries under the Horizon 2020 programme in the challenge “to make the best use of … Continue reading

Jacobo Feijóo

The potentialities of interactive fiction in children and educational publishing

By Jacobo Feijóo

With the arrival of digital technologies (mainly with video games), users began to engage in stories of which they once were mere spectators, now becoming protagonists of them directly or through a customized avatar. To keep the pace with digital change, … Continue reading