Adakah Kemas Kini Terbaru Google Translate Akan Sukarkan Penterjemah Cari Makan?

Baru-baru ini, Google Translate mengintegrasi rangkaian neural (neural network) yang menambah baik keupayaan Google Translate menterjemah bahasa. Ini adalah antara kemas kini Google Translate yang paling penting yang membawa impak besar kepada kualiti penterjemahan Google Translate, termasuklah terjemahan ke dalam (dan daripada) Bahasa Melayu.    Rangkaian neural, satu bentuk artificial intelligence, merujuk kepada kebolehan mesin/komputer […]

DuBook Lancar “Otak,” Kreatif Pasarkan Kandungan Buku

Penerbit indie DuBook Press baru-baru ini telah melancarkan “Otak,” sebuah platform yang memberi akses kepada kandungan terbitan DuBook kepada pembaca. Dibangunkan menggunakan content management system (CMS) popular WordPress, Otak menampilkan bab dan sedutan-sedutan menarik buku terbitan syarikat itu dan jika menggemarinya, anda boleh membeli buku tersebut menerusi pautan tertera serta maklumat lanjut yang dipaparkan. Dengan […]

Buku Penerbit USIM-ITBM Berpotensi Menang Anugerah “Beauty and the Book” di Pesta Buku Frankfurt 2017

Buku terbitan bersama Penerbit Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM) dan Institut Terjemahan dan Buku Malaysia (ITBM), Kias Tersirat, berpeluang memenangi anugerah “Beauty and the Book” di Pesta Buku Frankfurt yang akan diadakan pada bulan Oktober ini. Dianjurkan bersama oleh penganjur Pesta Buku Frankfurt dan Book Art Foundation, anugerah Beauty and the Book diberi kepada buku […]

Di Manakah Albert Einstein Menerbitkan Makalah-Makalah Awal Jurnal Beliau?

Albert Einstein (1879–1955) adalah ahli fizik teori (theoretical physicist) yang paling terkenal dalam sejarah. Einstein mempelopori beberapa teori fizik yang merevolusi dunia sains, termasuklah antara lainnya teori relativiti, tenaga, fizik kuantum, dan elektrik. Sepanjang hayatnya, Einstein menghasilkan lebih 300 penulisan saintifik. Nama Einstein sangat sinonim dengan “genius.” Dilahirkan di German, Einstein memulakan kerjaya sebagai kerani […]

Scopus Lancar CiteScore, Rancakkan Perang Menentang Web of Science

Scopus, pangkalan data ilmiah milik Elsevier, baru-baru ini telah melancarkan CiteScore, satu bentuk metrik yang mengukur prestasi dan impak jurnal yang diindeks di dalam Scopus. CiteScore adalah jawapan Scopus kepada Impact Factor, metrik terkemuka oleh pangkalan data pesaing, Web of Science (dahulunya dikenali sebagai ISI). Bagaimana CiteScore Dikira? Sama seperti Impact Factor, CiteScore mengambil kira […]

5 Things I Learn from an E-book Publishing Project

A few years ago, I had the opportunity to begin involved in a team spearheading an e-book publishing project for my organisation, a local university publisher. Sensing the rise in digital publishing, the university decided that moving forward e-books were to be part of its agenda. With e-books, the quest for global distribution of knowledge […]

The Big Bad Wolf: From Bargained Titles to Book Expo Domination

The Big Bad Wolf Books first exploded into scene in 2009, launched by husband-and-wife team Andrew Yap and Jacqueline Ng as an extension of their remainder book business, BookXcess that sells bargain, overprinted and unsold books. It was started with a novel goal in mind, to make books available at extremely affordable prices. The very […]

How PTS Builds Its Multi-million Ringgit e-Commerce Empire

PTS began in 1988 when the founders, Ainon Mohd and Prof. Emeritus Abdullah Hassan formed a consultancy services company focused on publishing, creativity and thinking skills. Their earlier corporate clients include Bank Negara Malaysia, Malayan Banking (Maybank today), ESSO (ExxonMobil), Shell, Telekom Malaysia, and a list of government bodies.   Both founders had been prolific […]

MOHE to Begin Screening for CREAM Awards 2017

Three years ago, the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) introduced the Current Research in Malaysia (CREAM) Awards to academic journals published by various scholarly publishers in Malaysia. The awards are given out to journals which have been showcasing noticeable performance and promising growth. It is also a recognition given to the publishers that have been […]

E-books in Scholarly Publishing: Malaysia’s Perspective

E-books have been revolutionising all publishing sectors, and the scholarly publishing is no exception. The article attempts to evaluate how the electronic publishing and e-books have been progressing among the scholarly publishers in Malaysia, particularly in the tertiary education market. For almost a decade or so, scholarly publishers in Malaysia have been trying to figure […]