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Updated about 8 years ago [ At: 2012-01-23 00:00:00 UTC]


Move to Digital: Lose Your Unwanted Books

Want to replace your traditional library with ebooks? Here are some sites and tools that can help you make your physical books disappear. Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2012-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Using Libraries In the Age of eBooks

Matt Hamblen's recent article on ebook borrowing illustrates the difficulties libraries are facing in the digital age. It's too bad, because libraries are an important resource. Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2012-01-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US Online Ad Spending to Top Print by $5.7 Billion in 2012

U.S. online ad spending is set to eclipse that of print this year by 15.5 percent, according to eMarketer, suggesting that the long-awaited print-to-digital inflection point may now be here for both content creators and marketers. Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2012-01-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Four Open Questions About iBooks Author

Apple can improve education and empower authors to create ever-better digital books without limiting customers. Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2012-01-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital Books: ‘Enhanced’ — But for Whom?

Today's Wall Street Journal takes a look at a new lineup of "enhanced" digital books that incorporate music, video and high-tech graphics. But as one Wharton expert notes, the market for these elaborate productions remains to be seen. Continue reading at '[email protected]'

[ [email protected] | 2012-01-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Geographic to Launch Content Archive for Library Use

National Geographic will debut its version of the content archive this spring. Positioned as a resource for libraries and researchers, the National Geographic Magazine Archive will includes every issue of the publication from 1888 to 1994 (such as the June 1985 issue, pictured). Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2012-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Prize-winning debut to Hutchinson

Hutchinson has bought Lamb by Bonnie Nazdam, a début novel which won the 2011 Flaherty-... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Quick Look: iBooks Author

Apple’s iPad has fairly quickly become a great tool for the workplace and in education and the company’s latest bid to revolutionize the market is with ebooks. Ebooks themselves are nothing new, but the existence of touchscreen devices such as the iPad means that the opportunities available to... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2012-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Panarea Digital Debuts Nearpod For Schools

Panarea Digital is an ebook, app, and mobile technology developer with a focus on education. The firm has produced interactive ebooks for Barnes & Noble and other companies, but Panarea Digital is now focused on Nearpod, a mobile learning platform that uses the iPad and other mobile devices... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Moving Toward A Hybrid Market

Even as more consumers buy dedicated digital reading devices and tablets, a hybrid market for books is developing in which readers will buy both print and digital books. That was one of the main conclusions from Verso Digital’s “2011 Survey of Book-Buying Behavior,” presented by the company’s... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Women writers dominate Waterstones 11 list

Eight female novelists have made the Waterstones 11 2012 selection, with three novels each from... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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iBooks 2: Reinventing Textbooks Or Lulu on Steroids?

While the launch of Apple’s iBooks 2, its new multimedia textbook format, and iBooks Author, the free authoring tool Apple has produced to create them, may indeed “reinvent the textbook,” there are a lot of questions to be answered before it does. That doesn’t mean that Apple didn’t put on quite... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sykes makes history donation to London schools

Author Adrian Sykes, with his publisher David Campbell, of Everyman's Library, is to donate a... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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31 Percent of Delivered Digital Ads Not Seen By Consumers

In a new study undertaken by comScore to support the release of a new digital ad measurement solution, the company found that 31 percent of ads are delivered, but not seen by consumers. Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2012-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penton Online Auctions

In a b-to-b twist on the e-commerce craze, Penton launched an online auction site that can scale across all the verticals the company targets. Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2012-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Analyst: Apple's e-Textbook Gambit 'Just a 70% Solution'

Apple today announced iBooks Author and iBooks 2, free applications that let educational publishers and teachers create and market K-12 textbooks and course... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2012-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Expected to Cut Kindle Fire Orders in Half as New iPad Looms

Sources from Amazon's supply chain in the Far East indicated to DigiTimes that Kindle Fire orders with original device manufacturers are expected to be just 3 million units this quarter. That's half the 6 million units Amazon reportedly shipp ... Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2012-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookseller Awards open for business

The starting gun has been fired in the race to find Britain's best publishers, retailers... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade players see 2011 print slump

The migration of print sales to digital has been most keenly felt by Britain's biggest... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Atlantic Media Taps Editor-in-Chief for New Global Business Brand

The Atlantic Media Company names Kevin Delaney as editor-in-chief of its still untitled digital global business brand. Delaney brings over a decade of experience at The Wall Street Journal to this developing role. Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2012-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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