We all know that having our books in a library is a good thing. More readers, a segment of readership we don't always reach, and income. But how do you even get your books into a library and how does their distribution system work? These are questions we answer today in our post how library distribution works for indie authors.
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Today, we will talk about Amazon's attack on libraries, pay homage to the late Lawrence Ferlinghetti, and answer the question, "What…
Amazon will not supply books it publishes to libraries, Scribd Audio offers $9.99 a month audiobook subscription.
Libraries see surge in ebook lending during lockdown, while a new survey suggests ebook & audio sales do not cannibalise each other.
The end of sales tax on ebooks in the UK and the impact of coronavirus: libraries with a leading role in delivering digital reading and Amazon's priorities.
As figures for 2019 in the book industry continue to come in, we ask what our relationship with data should be, and ask why publishers are pulling their titles from Storytel.
Audio platforms continue to expand, record numbers of ebooks and audiobooks are downloaded from libraries through Overdrive
All ALLi members can download the ALLi guidebook publications for free in the member area (once you've logged in) over at www.allianceindependentauthors.org. Recently, we've published a number of Quick and Easy Guides alongside the guidebooks. Today we've taken an extract from the 'Your Book in Libraries Worldwide' guide.
Libraries tell readers it's publishers' fault they can't borrow books, and Amazon seem to be ignoring their own rules about titles.
International Day Against DRM, the expansion of aubiobook platform Storytel, Youscribe's growth in Africa and audiobooks at Frankfurt.
While ALLi is working on a new guidebook for indie authors on how to get your self-published book into libraries, where the opportunities are greatest for digital book products, we couldn’t resist this ‘my experience’ post from Australian author and ALLi member Anne Merrick. As Anne tells us, you can get your book into libraries by taking just a few careful steps.