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Women participated actively in the 16th and 17th centuries publishing market. In that context, they acted, among other tasks, as book merchants, who were responsible not just for the book selling but also for finance the printing cost. Despite having developed these roles, in many [...]

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Self-publishing is one of the most important recent trends in digital content production. While self-publishing is not a new phenomenon, it is new in the digital environment where it has achieved a distinctive character. Currently there is a lack of data about coverage and scope of [...]

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Practices for free digital content downloads in the publishing industry are referred to as a problem by cultural and business leaders worldwide. The creation of systems to protect the files, the emergence of national and international agencies to monitor illegal downloads, and the [...]

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An overview of the current status of the publishing sector, taking into account each subject area. Data is furnished on the domestic and foreign book markets and an analysis is made of the situation of the Spanish publishing industry with respect to the digital world and the close [...]

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After the introduction of electronic journals collections in academic libraries the next step is to expand the existing collections of books and reference materials with new content in digital format. The international publishing industry is currently offering their books in digital [...]

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Books, reading and the publishing industry are experiencing changes motivated by technological advancement. The content has been separated from the material and, therefore, the publishing industry has had to alter its logistic structure, based on physical distribution until recently. [...]

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The main goal of this study is to determine the role of indirect taxation in the Spanish publishing industry. The work includes: a) a tax treatment comparison of books in Spain with respect to the rest of European countries; b) an evaluation of the options for exemption or reduction [...]