May 24, 2022

News Briefs: Items from Penguin Random House, Nature Publishing, and OCLC, and Others

1. The Opposite of Bummer: Random House Will Publish a Recently Discovered Manuscript Book by Dr. Seuss This Summer (via AP)
Release Date: July 28, 2015.

Full Text of Announcement From Random House
It includes the following:

At least two more books will be published from the materials discovered, with titles and publication dates to be announced

On a Related Note…Meet the Woman Who Worked With Dr. Seuss  (via WSJ; August 29, 2014)

2. Nature Publishing Group: Authors Will Be Able To Opt For Double-Blind Peer Review

3. WorldCat Discovery Now Supports Print Book Selection And Displays Electronic Resource Notes

4. National Science Library of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (NSLC) Selects ProQuest Summon


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