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- Who owns the word? Jones Jr., Malcolm; Sawhill, Ray // Newsweek;8/14/1995, Vol. 126 Issue 7, p71
Discusses the issue of deciding who owns the electronic rights to a book. Why Random House's standard contract has new clauses claiming electronic rights; The William Morris Agency, among others, refusing to do business with Random House; How this controversy extends throughout the book...
- Publishers back ebrary.com. Evans, Patricia; Letts, Mike // Seybold Report on Internet Publishing;Nov2000, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p25
Reports that Ebrary.com has received a joint investment from leading publishers, Random House, Pearson and The McGraw-Hill Cos. Overview of the ebrary service; Ebrary.com's plan to provide a way for patrons to copy text or print pages for a photocopier-like fee.
- Digital Rights Battle Brewing. Deahl, Rachel // Publishers Weekly;12/21/2009, Vol. 256 Issue 51, p3
The article reports on the letter sent by Random House chairman Markus Dohle to several literary agents claiming that the company is the exclusive publishers of the digital editions of much of its older backlist. Random spokesperson Stuart Applebaum, says the letter was sent in the spirit of...
- THE ESCALATING E-RIGHTS WAR. Whittall, Zoe; MacDonald, Scott // Quill & Quire;May2010, Vol. 76 Issue 4, p8
The article focuses on the effort of various authors and publishers to address the consensus on royalty rates as electronic books continue their ascendency in the Canadian market. It cites the two U.S. publishing houses, Random House Inc. and Harper Collins, which raised the ire of the country's...
- E-Book Aftermath: Three More Publishers Fold Electronic Imprints. Rogers, Michael; Roncevic, Mirela // School Library Journal;Winter2002 Net Connect, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p4
Reports on the decision of publishers to close their electronic book division. Services that Random House offered before its termination of services; Reason of Time Warner Trade Publishing for ending its iPublish.com electronic publishing division; Consequences of the bankruptcy filing of...
- Rosetta Wins E-Book Battle. Rogers, Michael; Oder, Norman; Albanese, Andrew // Library Journal;8/1/2001, Vol. 126 Issue 13, p18
Reports on the ruling by a federal judge in New York that Rosetta Books did not infringe on the copyright of Random House Inc. in publishing electronic versions of Random House books. Impact on traditional print publishers; Random House's argument; Why Judge Sidney Stein sided with Rosetta Books.
- Random House Pushes Further Into E- Publishing, Creates New Imprint. // Book Publishing Report;08/07/2000, Vol. 25 Issue 31, p2
Reports on book publisher Random House's plan to launch a digital publishing unit. Debut of AtRandom in January 2000 with 20 original titles available as ebooks or paperbacks printed-on-demand; Investment in vanity press Xlibris; Formation of a digital audio imprint with Audible Inc.
- RH makes major revisions in terms of sale. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;4/22/1996, Vol. 243 Issue 17, p12
Reports that Random House has instituted major revisions in its terms of sale for its trade publishing groups. Terms which become effective on June 3, 1996, including a flat discount for retailers; Discounts given to Random House's Selective Distribution (SD) customers; The old schedule;...
- RH realigns trade sales and marketing group. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;7/21/1997, Vol. 244 Issue 29, p106
Reports on Random House's plans to restructure its trade sales and marketing unit. The unification of the division's sales and marketing activities for each or Random House's publishing groups; The establishment of a new department for sales planning and information; Comments from Bruce Harris,...