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Get 'The Long Tail' E-Book for Free--in Comic-Book Form!

It may sound a little strange, but the SmarterComics version of this business bestseller is quite engaging. Here's your chance to read it online free of charge. Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2012-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple's New Math. Or: Why a $15 E-Book Equals a $75 Paper Book.

It's like the old "make it up on volume" joke. Except this time it might work, if students and school districts play along. Continue reading at 'AllThingsD'

[ AllThingsD | 2012-01-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-tailers, E-books Move Ahead

Online retailers continued to increase their market share of book purchases in the second quarter of 2011, according to the latest data from Bowker’s PubTrack Consumer service. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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For B&N E-books Outsell Physical Books Three to One

Barnes & Noble on Tuesday said it sold three times as many digital books through its website compared to physical books during the fourth fiscal quarter. Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2011-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-Books Outsell Print Books at Amazon

Amazon.com said that it sold 105 ebooks for every 100 printed books, a milestone that its chief executive, Jeff Bezos, said had occurred sooner than expected. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2011-05-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kindle E-books Top Print Books Sales on Amazon

It happened. Amazon says ebook sales have surpassed physical book sales on Amazon.com. Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2011-05-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-book sharing: Amazon and book publishers' stupid attempts to curtail lending sites.

As convenient as they are, I've long worried about the many ways in which ebook purveyors restrict readers' rights. You can't resell the books you purchase for the Amazon Kindle, and you can't read them on most other e-readers. We also don't really own ebooks in the same way we own... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2011-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PA welcomes EU court ruling on e-book exhaustion rights

​The Publishers Association has welcomed the latest ruling from the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) on the exhaustion of e-book rights, which has found the re-sale of second-hand e-books infringes copyright.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-19 20:42:11 UTC ]
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Weekly E-Book Ranking: Adam Kay's festive follow-up shifts back into the top

Adam Kay's Twas the Nightshift Before Christmas (Picador) has re-claimed the Weekly E-Book Ranking number one, topping the chart for the first time since its launch week in October. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-19 16:49:58 UTC ]
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ALA Midwinter 2020: On E-books, Librarians Must Hold the Line

As librarians gather in Philadelphia for the 2020 ALA Midwinter Meeting, the future of digital content in libraries remains uncertain. Librarians must stay engaged. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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L.A. is an e-book borrower's paradise. A major publisher's crackdown could hurt

L.A. County is home to more than 30 library systems, with a growing number of patrons signing up for multiple cards to borrow digital books. But Macmillan Publishers is tightening the rules. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-12-09 13:00:55 UTC ]
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Educational Publishers File Suit to Block Sale of Pirated E-books

The country's largest educational publishers have filed a lawsuit seeking to stop pirate sites from illegally selling their e-books and have won a temporary restraining order. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-26 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Editorial: Why We Choose to Boycott Macmillan E-books

A librarian explains the decision to draw the line over Macmillan's decision to embargo new release e-books in public libraries. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Make E-books Accessible Now

The European Union recently took a significant step to require e-books to be born accessible—and it probably won't mean anything until 2025, which is too little too late, writes Bill Kasdorf. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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As Boycotts Mount, Macmillan CEO Defends Library E-book Embargo

On Monday, just days after the publisher's controversial embargo on new release e-books in libraries went into effect, Macmillan CEO John Sargent met with a group of state librarians, fleshing out his belief that new release e-books in libraries hurt the publisher's revenues. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-06 05:00:00 UTC ]
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US libraries boycott Macmillan over e-book policy change

A group of US libraries plan to boycott Macmillan over its controversial new e-book lending policy, suspending purchases of digital copies from the publisher. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-01 03:15:48 UTC ]
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Macmillan stands by e-book lending change amid ALA outcry

Macmillan in the US has apologised to librarians for not informing them of upcoming changes to its e-book lending policy but has refused to amend it amid an outcry and 150,000 signature petition. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-31 03:00:10 UTC ]
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MPs back PA campaign calling for end to VAT on e-books and audiobooks

Nearly 40 MPs have signed a letter calling for the Chancellor to remove VAT on e-books and audiobooks. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-21 10:27:19 UTC ]
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Major Public Library System Will Boycott Macmillan E-books

The King County (WA) Library System, the nation's top digital-circulating library, has said it will stop buying new release Macmillan e-books once a two-month embargo begins next month. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Resale of e-books 'unlawful' under EU law

The resale of e-books on sites such as Tom Kabinet are "unlawful under EU law", advocate general Maciej Szpunar has ruled. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-11 10:43:35 UTC ]
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