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Call for presentation proposals for HACU’s 10th International Conference are now open

Speaker proposals will be accepted until October 15th. The International Conference will take place February 27 through March 1, 2013 in San Antonio, Texas.

Días de Cine will be presenting “Los años bárbaros” for the next two weeks

The movie, based on Manuel Lamana's “Otros hombres,” is featured at the Días de Cine Reading Club until September 2nd. This initiative is sponsored by the America Reads Spanish program and the American Library Association to promote literature and the Spanish language in American libraries and universities.

American Library Association releases 'Ebook Business Models for Public Libraries'

The report describes general features and attributes of the current e-book environment, outlines constraints and restrictions of current business models, and suggests opportunities for publishers to showcase content through public libraries.

Liber 2012 workshops will analyze the challenges and opportunities of the publishing industry in the digital era

More than 50 conferences and over 100 experts will analyze the challenges, growth opportunities and new business models that are emerging for the publishing sector in this new context, during the October International Book Fair.

Illegal immigrants could benefit from US government's new immigration program

The Homeland Security announced what documents illegal immigrants would need to prove their eligibility for the Obama administration’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, reports The Washington Post.

“Cincuenta Sombras de Grey / Fifty Shades of Grey” by E.L. James and published by Vintage Books is #1 best selling title in Spanish in the US for week 32

Nielsen BookScan, part of the Nielsen Company (US) LLC, and America Reads Spanish (ARS) present the free, weekly list of the Spanish bestseller titles in the US Market for week 32 of 2012 (week ending 08/12/2012).

“Latino Leader” magazine includes HACU president in the 2012 List of the Most Influential Latinos

The July-August edition of "Latino Leaders" magazine features Antonio R. Flores, HACU President and CEO as one of the 101 most influential latinos.

Días de Cine continues to present “Coronación” until August 19th

The movie, based on José Donoso novel is featured at the Días de Cine Reading Club until August 19th. This initiative is sponsored by the America Reads Spanish program and the American Library Association to promote literature and the Spanish language in American libraries and universities.

Spanish publishers have published more than 46,640 titles in the first semester of 2012

The ISBN Agency reports this number, based on the titles printed, digital and published in other formats.

“Cincuenta Sombras de Grey / Fifty Shades of Grey” by E.L. James and published by Vintage Books is #1 best selling title in Spanish in the US for week 31

Nielsen BookScan, part of the Nielsen Company (US) LLC, and America Reads Spanish (ARS) present the free, weekly list of the Spanish bestseller titles in the US Market for week 31 of 2012 (week ending 08/05/2012).

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