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Italian books in translation: special grants allocated by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

With a view to promoting Italian language and culture throughout the world, Italy’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation has issued a call for grants destined to allocating in..

by Aldus editorial team
July 09, 2020

Events

Live streaming on July 2nd at 11.30 am (CEST)

NEW ITALIAN BOOKS

The new portal to promote Italian publishing worldwide The new digital platform that internationalizes Italian book publishing, newitalianbooks.it, will be presented internationally on July 2nd at 11.30 am (Rome time)…

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Aldus session “Are audiobooks transforming the publishing landscape?”

On 6 February 2020, the Federation of European Publishers organised an Aldus session on “Are audiobooks transforming the publishing landscape?”, as part of its Winter Meeting in Brussels. FEP President..

April 15, 2020

Using Artificial Intelligence for Image Descriptions

Gregorio Pellegrino
March 19, 2020
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Events

NEW ITALIAN BOOKS
Live streaming on July 2nd at 11.30 am (CEST)

The new portal to promote Italian publishing worldwide The new digital platform that internationalizes Italian book publishing, newitalianbooks.it, will be presented internationally on July 2nd at 11.30 am (Rome time)…

READMAGINE/DPS 2020 – DIGITAL VERSION – 1st – 12th of June
Digital Edition- 1st – 12th of June

Just a few months into 2020, the world has been shaken and the publishing sector and content industry in a broad sense are changing. The Covid-19 pandemic hastens the challenges..

Aldus events@BCBF Online Special Edition
4-7 May 2020

Bologna Children’s Book Fair continues on sharing the best of its expertise and know-how with the international children’s book community. From 4 to 7 May, the BCBF Online Special Edition brings..

Aldus events @ Più Libri Più Liberi 2019
4-8 December 2019, Più Libri Più Liberi (Rome Book Fair)

The 18th edition of Rome Book Fair, PLPL (4-8 December 2019) is dedicated to Europe and will focus on some fundamental themes such as cultural identity, values and geopolitical issues. ..

Artificial intelligence in book communication and publishing – AIE seminar in collaboration with Aldus
7 November, h 09.00-13.00, AIE Office, Milan

On 7 November 2019, AIE will host a seminar on Artificial Intelligence applications for the book sector, organised in collaboration with Aldus. The seminar, reserved to AIE members, will provide..

Readmagine 2019: a week devoted to innovation in books and reading
4-7 June 2019

The new edition of Readmagine, the week devoted to innovation in the field of reading and books will take place from 4th to the 7th of June in Madrid, hosted..

ALDUS events @Salone del Libro di Torino 2019
May 9 - 13, Salone Internazionale del Libro di Torino

ALDUS comes to Salone Internazione del Libro di Torino with a series of events addressing differents aspects of the book value chain, from 9 to 13 May 2019. Starting from the..

The Future is now: New Business Models in the Global Book Market @ Thessaloniki Book Fair
May 10, 10.00-16.00

A seminar for professionals on the future of the book, placing emphasis on the global book market, the modern business models, the new technologies, trends and prospects for a market..

Aldus events @ Bologna Children’s Book Fair 2019
Bologna Children's Book Fair 2019, April 1 - 4

ALDUS returns to Bologna with a series of events addressing digital innovation from an international perspective at Bologna Children’s Book Fair, from 1 to 4 April 2019. The Fair will provide a fresh look to..

An accessible digital publishing ecosystem. How to get the best of the Marrakech Treaty and the European Accessibility Act for all involved
March 13th 2019 (3.30 - 5 pm), London Book Fair

Fondazione LIA – FEP – EDItEUR are organizing the workshop ‘An accessible digital publishing ecosystem How to get the best of the Marrakech Treaty and the European Accessibility Act for..

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Italian books in translation: special grants allocated by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

With a view to promoting Italian language and culture throughout the world, Italy’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation has issued a call for grants destined to allocating in..

European Book Fairs. Facts and Figures 2020

The variety and dynamism of European book fairs have been at the heart of the ALDUS brochure since its first edition in 2016. With the 2020 edition, ALDUS continues to..

Aldus session “Are audiobooks transforming the publishing landscape?”

On 6 February 2020, the Federation of European Publishers organised an Aldus session on “Are audiobooks transforming the publishing landscape?”, as part of its Winter Meeting in Brussels. FEP President..

Creative Skills development in a digital age: case studies and policy opportunities

On 26 March, The British Council and the Federation of European Publishers, on behalf of Live Skills and ASAP projects respectively, organised the “Creative Skills in a digital age case..

Using Artificial Intelligence for Image Descriptions

Among the various requirements of the specifications for the creation of accessible digital content (WCAG and EPUB Accessibility Guidelines), the alternative description of images is probably the most difficult for..

AI APPLICATIONS IN PUBLISHING – AN ORIENTATION

INTRODUCTION Artificial Intelligence in publishing or ´to do with books´, respectively, has become a widely discussed topic recently. One reason for this is in the number of new applications for..

Fondazione LIA wins ABC International Excellence Award

Fondazione LIA – Libri Italiani Accessibili is the winner of the 2020 edition of the ABC International Excellence Award for accessible publishing, in the “Initiative” category, dedicated to projects that..

Aldus event “Young Publishing Professionals in Brussels”

  On 23 and 24 September, the Federation of European Publishers, in cooperation with the German Publishers and Booksellers Association, organised an Aldus event “Young Publishing Professionals in Brussels”, a..

European Book Publishing Statistics 2018

The Federation of European Publishers (FEP) represents 29 national associations of publishers from the European Union and the European Economic Area Member States. The present survey is based on reports..

Focus on Book Fairs: an Aldus event in Antwerp

On 29 October 2019, the Federation of European Publishers, in cooperation with Boek.be – the book industry association of Flanders – organised an Aldus event “Aldus Focus on Book Fairs”,..

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