January 24, 2022

Reminder: This Saturday (April 23, 2011) is World Book and Copyright Day

From a UN Pulse Announcement:

23 April, is the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organization (UNESCO) World Book and Copyright Day. Adopted in 1995 by resolution of the twenty-eighth session of the general conference of UNESCO, it is a symbolic date for world literature for on this date in 1616, Cervantes, Shakespeare and Inca Garcilaso de la Vega all died. It is also the date of birth or death of other prominent authors such as Maurice Druon, Haldor K.Laxness, Vladimir Nabokov, Josep Pla and Manuel Mejía Vallejo.

World Book and Copyright Day Web Site

World Book and Copyright Day 2011 Initiatives

Read About the Second UNESCO World Forum on Culture and Cultural Industries – The Book Tomorrow: The Future of the Written Word
This event will take place in Milan beginning on June 6, 2011.

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.