May 8, 2021

Canada: The Windsor Public Library’s Espresso Book Machine Has Produced 10,699 Books in Three Years

From The Windsor Star: [Sue] Perry runs the main library’s self-publishing Espresso Book Machine which has produced 10,699 books in three years and she hopes to be even busier delivering professionally-bound paperback books into the hands of local authors. Windsor was the first public library in Canada to install such a machine in 2012 so […]

Espresso Book Machine Now Available at Brooklyn Public Library

UPDATE: Video of BPLs Espresso Book Machine (via WSJ) via CBS New York (1010 WINS): “It allows people to print a book that maybe they can’t otherwise get, some obscure title that happens to be in the public domain. This machine brings to our collection an additional eight million titles that are in the public […]

Bibliothèque Nationale de France (Bnf) To Make Thousands Of Titles Available On The Espresso Book Machine Network

From On Demand Books (PDF): The Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF) and On Demand Books, the company behind the Espresso Book Machine (EBM), have signed an agreement that will make thousands of French-language titles available on the worldwide EBM network. These titles, which are public domain and available online through the BnF’s Gallica digital library, […]

New POD Program from Harper Collins: "Out of Stock, Still in Luck: Print-on-Demand Expands"

Title: Out of Stock, Still in Luck: Print-on-Demand Expands (by Jeffrey Trachteberg, Subs Only) Note: Non-Subscribers Can Access Full Text Access Free via Google News Search Source: Wall St. Journal From a WSJ Article: Their vision was aided Thursday by HarperCollins Publishers Inc. which said it would make about 5,000 current paperbacks available to bookstores […]