Tag Archives: IPA

Universal Access to Information, Today and Every Day

(28 September 2016) Libraries have always been about preserving and giving access to information. In recent years, governments and others have made increasingly frequent statements stressing the contribution that allowing citizens to obtain and make use of knowledge on an equitable basis can make to a range of policy objectives. Perhaps the most important is […]


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Call for applications: World Book Capital 2019

(15 September 2016) UNESCO, IFLA, and IPA have opened the call for nominations for the World Book Capital 2019. Each year, UNESCO and the international organizations representing the three major sectors of the book industry—the International Publishers Association (IPA), and the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA)—select the World Book Capital for a one-year period, effective […]


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New IPA market report on publishing in Southeast Asia

(14 October 2014)  The International Publishers Association website reports on a comprehensive guide to market conditions for publishing across the dynamic ASEAN region. Stan Gunn from Edge Ventures assesses the piracy challenge and conditions for bookstores, reveals which national markets and sectors are best poised for growth and assesses changes in book buying and reading […]


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Fighting online IP crime

(28 August 2014)  Online piracy is a massive challenge for all economies which depend on their creative industries, hurting publishers’ and authors’ income, employees’ jobs and governments’ tax revenues, says the International Publishers Association, IPA. In the UK, a new, dedicated police unit is tackling online IP crime with impressive results. The Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) is targeting […]


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