On 3rd and 4th November a conference was held in Bucharest, Romania, with the title ‘Ebook revolution – challenges and perspectives’. Angus Phillips, Director of the Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies at Oxford Brookes University, gave two presentations, ‘The Digital Tide in the UK’ and ‘Digital Currents: Issues and opportunities’.
He talked about the pace of change in the UK, with growing sales of ebooks, and the corresponding changes around workflow and the skills required of publishing professionals. Other speakers included Miha KovaÄ, publisher at the Mladinska knjiga Group in charge of the company’s digital strategy and Professor at the Department of Information Science at the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia; and Rüdiger Wischenbart of Wischenbart Consulting and lecturer at the University of Vienna.
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