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Government publishes response to The Modernisation Review of Public Libraries

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The Department for Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) has published a policy statement following its recent consultation: ‘The Modernisation Review of Public Libraries’.

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Simon Juden is running the London Marathon

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We are proud to announce that Simon Juden, the PA's Chief Executive, will be running the 2010 London Marathon in support of the Book Trade Charity (formerly BTBS).  

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PA Delegations for 2010

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The PA is looking to arrange a programme of delegation visits for 2010. These delegations are mainly designed for SME publishers to discover a new market and to make pertinent and lasting contacts with industry – including local publishers, booksellers and distributors. Subsidies may be available for qualifying SME businesses.

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World Book Day

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There was extensive press coverage for last week’s World Book Day on Thursday 4th March, with the launch of ten new Quick Reads titles for emergent readers, 

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Author Blog Awards 2010

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Promote your authors' blogs and tweets in the Author Blog Awards 2010.

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Ministry of Justice to cap defamation success fees to 10%

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The Ministry of Justice (MOJ) has produced a response to its recent consultation,

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World Book Day 2010

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Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall visited Foyles, Westfield on Thursday 4th March to join in with World Book Day celebrations.

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UK Publishing Equalities Charter

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Please click here for a draft industry wide UK Publishing Equalities Charter. This Equalities Charter has been devised by a core group comprising ACE (Arts Council England), DIPNET (The Diversity in Publishing Network), the IPG (Independent Publishers Guild), Skillset, the SYP (Society of Young Publishers) and the PA (The Publishers Association).

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Aid Project Alerts February 2010

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In this month's issue there are three new projects, three loan approvals and one tender. 

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Select Committee makes significant recommendations on libel reform

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The Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee has published an in-depth report entitled ‘Press Standards, Privacy and Libel’ to discuss in detail the current state of UK libel laws, and the possibilities for reform.

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Google Book Settlement: Judge Chin defers decision

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The Publishers Association (PA) has been closely monitoring the Google Book Settlement fairness hearing, which took place in the New York district court on Thursday 18th February.

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