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Ingram Vows to Defend Industry Through Crisis

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Executives at Ingram Content Group affirmed their commitment to support the bookselling and publishing trade as best they can through the coronavirus crisis and though in some areas where the company operates government officials have issued shelter-in-place orders, Ingram's businesses have been deemed essential and remain open.

The Dial Press Is Driven by the Heart

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Dial has proven a venerable example of survival among the fickleness of the book biz. Now, under editorial director Whitney Frick, the press is entering a new stage of life nearly a century after it was founded.

Open Access for All to PW

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A letter from PW president George Slowik addressing PW's response to the Covid-19 crisis, and steps on how to access all of PW's assets during this time.

Hopkins Press Grants Free Access to Journals, E-books

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Johns Hopkins University press will make 1,400 books and 97 journals accessible for free for the remainder of the spring semester to both students and the general public via the Project MUSE platform—the latest in a number of university presses making similar arrangements.

Indie Publishers Adapting to Coronavirus Outbreak

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The new coronavirus is causing unprecedented disruption for independent publishers, but despite those challenges more than half a dozen indies said this week that they were managing to make a somewhat smooth transition to remote work while rallying in support of independent booksellers.

NEA Says 55% of Americans Are Readers

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A new report from the National Endowment for the Arts tracking American reading habits in 2017 revealed that more than half of all U.S. adults, 55%, or 132 million people, did some form of book-reading.

PRH Gives NYC Staff Ability to Work from Home

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Acknowledging that many people in its New York City headquarters may be uncomfortable commuting to its office, PRH US CEO Madeline McIntosh issued a memo saying the any employees who are able to complete their work from home may do so.

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