- Association of American Publishers (AAP) Releases September 2021 StatShot Report: Publishing Industry Up 2.0% For Month, and 12.4% Year to Date
infoDOCKET reports that “The Association of American Publishers (AAP) today released its StatShot report for September 2021 reflecting reported revenue for all tracked categories, including Trade (Consumer Books), K-12 Instructional Materials, Higher Education Course Materials, and Professional Publishing.
Total revenues across all categories for September 2021 were up 2.0% as compared to September 2020, coming in at $1.7 billion. Year to date revenues were up 12.4%, at $11.6 billion for the first nine months of the year…”
In addition, infoDOCKET notes that “Archivist of the United States David S. Ferriero will award 36 grants totaling $2,975,339 for historical records projects in 27 states and the District of Columbia, pending appropriations of a final budget for FY 2022 (complete list online)…”
MORE LIBRARY AND PUBLISHING NEWS FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES
- SCOSS Invites Organizations to Apply for 2022–2024 Funding Cycle—Expressions of Interest Due February 28, 2022 » (Global Sustainability Coalition for Open Science Services)
CONFERENCES, MEETINGS, WEBINARS
“FORCE2021: Joining Forces to Advance the Future of Research Communications”. “The FORCE11 annual conference is a different kind of meeting, where stakeholders come together – or scrummage – for an open discussion, on an even playing field, to talk about changing the ways scholarly and scientific information is communicated, shared and used. Researchers, publishers, librarians, computer scientists, informaticians, funders, educators, citizens, and others attend the FORCE11 meeting with a view to supporting the realization of promising new ideas and identifying new potential collaborators.
“Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, FORCE2021 will be held online on December 7-9, 2021. Please register here…”
- The 31st NC Serials Conference will be held virtually on Friday, April 8, 2022 and the conference planning committee is currently accepting proposals! We want to hear from you – library students, staff, faculty, and other practitioners – as we all look back on what has been another eventful year…
Proposals should be submitted using this form. The deadline to submit is now Friday, December 10, 2021.