Creating an audiobook is an art form that requires more collaboration and work than many people realize, and the professionals who produce audiobooks often hope you won’t notice their best work. Listening to an audiobook is a small-scale, intimate experience. But putting it all together, from text to publication, involves a lot of personnel, many […]
In my position as Acquisitions manager at the Los Angeles Public Library (LAPL), I serve as the main point of contact for self-published authors hoping to be included in our collection. Oftentimes when I speak with them, the conversation turns from the consideration of their book to the challenges of the industry in general. They […]
Like a spiffy wardrobe, a great reference toolbox is frequently updated. The following apps and websites will put some spring in your reference step. Some of them will be unfamiliar to you, and while others may be old friends, we’ve highlighted their lesser-known but convenient (or just cool) features.