Sneaker for a Cause: Allen Press Proudly Donates to LeBron James’ I Promise School

Thanks to LeBron James, the path to high school graduation for at-risk children in Akron, Ohio has been paved, and on that road lies a brick from Allen Press. We are proud to announce a donation to The LeBron James Family Foundation (The LJFF) and I Promise School that will support education within the Akron community and help children and their families achieve their dreams.

Open Letter to Printing Industries of America Board of Directors

Dear PIA Board of Directors,

As a long-time PIA member and supporter, we feel we have a responsibility to speak up when our industry’s flagship organization is failing its membership.

We’ll get right to the point: our national board doesn’t show the gender diversity we expect to see– namely, women business owners and printing leaders are woefully underrepresented. Of the 28 PIA board members, only two are women.

Why is this?

On Display: Google Scholar Adds Quick Abstracts and Journal Branding to Mobile Search Results

Full access to Quick Abstracts on mobile devices gives researchers an easier way to find journal articles

On March 21, Google Scholar announced a significant update to its mobile search platform. In an effort to enhance the mobile user experience, search results now include a Quick Abstract. This update is only applicable to mobile devices and will not apply to desktop computers, laptops, or tablets. The update is available across multiple browsers and compatible with both Apple iOS and Android operating systems.

Parasite Paintings and More at the Annual ASP Event in Cancun

BY PETER BURNS

Artwork, T-shirts, and jewelry raise thousands for students at annual ASP auction

At a glance, the painting looks like an iconic beach scene: a palm tree, a boat drifting offshore. But something is not right. Is that a giant worm wriggling around in the boat? Wait—the boat itself is a worm! And the tree is capped with things that look like palm fronds, but who can be sure? Nothing in this picture is what it seems.

Dreaming Big: Young Entrepreneur Sets out to Conquer the Publishing World

BY LACI WRIGHT

Ava Middleton learns more about digital printing after tour at Allen Press

School’s out for the summer which normally means vacations, swimming, and hanging out with friends… well, not for these super kids. Ava Middleton, Rider Middleton, and Katherine Cheung have dipped their young toes into the publishing world by writing, designing and publishing their first magazine, proving that kids can certainly conquer what they put their minds to.