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A Majority of Canadians Now Get Their Books for Free

A survey from BookNet Canada found that 58% of audiobook listeners in the country obtained their books from free sources, such as the library or YouTube, while 62% of e-book readers and 51% of print book readers found free sources for their reading material. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-06-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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New DPLA Campaign to Feature ‘Banned Book of the Week’

The effort will feature a banned book every Wednesday on DPLA’s social media accounts. Last year, the group launched its Banned Book Club, a program that uses GPS-based “geo-targeting” to enable readers to check out e-book versions of banned books via an e-reader app. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-05-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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OCLC Acquires CloudLibrary Digital Content Platform

Nonprofit library technology cooperative OCLC, the company behind WorldCat, has acquired CloudLibrary, a technology platform offering patrons access to digital content through libraries, from library e-book vendor Bibliotheca. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-04-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Titles to Be Restored After Bookwire, Amazon Strike New Deal

In a March 13 statement, Bookwire officials said that, while they were unable to share terms of the new agreement, "relisting of the e-book titles" on Amazon, following their delisting earlier this week during tense negotiations, "is expected shortly." Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-03-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Court Orders Amazon E-book Monopoly Lawsuit to Proceed

A federal judge has held that “monopolization” claims against Amazon can move forward, finding that lawyers for a potential consumer class have plausibly alleged that Amazon’s conduct in the e-book market has led to “reduced competition” and “higher e-book prices." Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-03-04 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: March 1, 2024

Among the week's headlines: Georgia moves a step closer to banning the ALA; a library e-book bill is back in Connecticut; and librarian TikTok star Mychal Threets, who went viral for sharing 'library joy,' has left his job. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-03-01 05:00:00 UTC ]
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For libraries, e-book lending is a new chapter – and a new challenge

The “Netflix model” of leasing e-books to public libraries is expensive, full of limitations, and potentially a boon for censorship, librarians say. It’s a growing business model that shifts power to publishers and makes access harder for patrons. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2024-02-22 16:28:54 UTC ]
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Stephen Blake Mettee, Book Business Entrepreneur, Dies at 76

Stephen Blake Mettee died from a heart attack while snorkeling in the Galapagos Islands on November 18. A serial entrepreneur across many sectors, Mettee founded independent publisher Quill Driver Books in 1994 and Hummingbird Digital Media, a hybrid e-book distributing/retailing company, in 2015. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-02-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Create and sell an e-book for just $25 this January

If you’re looking for more ways to earn an income or diversify revenue streams, e-books are a great avenue. You don’t need to be an expert, either. With My AI eBook Creation Pro, you can create premium e-books in a matter of clicks without the writing or design expertise. Powered by... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2024-01-10 08:00:00 UTC ]
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China Literature Buys Tencent Animation and Comics

Pursuing its strategy of seeking to further leverage IP, China Literature, China's dominant online publishing and e-book company, has bought Tencent Animation and Comics for 600 million yuan (US$83.6 million). Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-12-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: November 3, 2023

Among the week's headlines: the Alabama Public Library Service suggests moving on from the ALA's Library Bill of Rights; an Arkansas librarian recently fired for defending the freedom to read has no regrets (and a lawyer); lawmakers in Massachusetts consider a new library e-book bill; and Barack... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-11-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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“Other Minds”

The reader was reading an e-book in a café. Whenever he arrived at a sentence that other readers had highlighted, a pop-up notification would display how many times it had been underlined. The reader had come to dread this feature. No matter what genre of novel he was reading, the same type of... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-10-27 08:00:31 UTC ]
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‘Roughing the Princess’: Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce Fanfic Angers Fans

“Roughing the Princess,” an erotic e-book inspired by an actual relationship, veered too close to reality for many of Taylor Swift’s fans. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2023-10-25 13:45:13 UTC ]
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This e-book tool is powered by ChatGPT

If you’ve got a story to tell or advice to give, an eBook is a compelling avenue to share with the world and maybe even make a little money. You don’t even have to work all that hard thanks to My AI eBook Creation Pro. Powered by ChatGPT, this eBook creation tool takes all of the pain... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2023-10-23 08:00:00 UTC ]
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Judge Finds Revived Amazon E-book Monopoly Suit Should Proceed

A magistrate judge in New York has once again recommended that a lawsuit accusing the Big Five publishers of colluding with Amazon to fix e-book prices should be dismissed. But in a twist, the court found that a monopolization claim against Amazon should proceed. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-08-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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DPLA Launches ‘Geo-targeted’ Banned Book Club via Palace E-book App

The new program utilizes GPS-based “geo-targeting” to show readers the books that have been banned in their area, making e-book versions available to borrow digitally. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-07-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The best early Prime Day deals for 2023

Amazon Prime Day 2023 is almost here, but you can still snag some early deals before the two-day shopping event begins in earnest. We've rounded up the best early Prime Day deals we can find below. Remember that you'll need to subscribe to Prime to take advantage of many (but not all) of the... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2023-07-10 18:45:44 UTC ]
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The best early Prime Day deals for 2023

Amazon Prime Day 2023 is a few days away on July 11th, but you don't have to wait until then to get a good deal. The company has started to roll out a few early Prime Day deals before the two-day shopping event officially commences, including, as expected, several discounts on its own devices... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2023-07-09 13:05:03 UTC ]
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The best early Prime Day deals for 2023

Amazon Prime Day 2023 is a few days away on July 11th, but you don't have to wait until then to get a good deal. The company has started to roll out a few early Prime Day deals before the two-day shopping event officially commences, including, as expected, several discounts on its own devices... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2023-07-07 14:29:48 UTC ]
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The best early Prime Day deals for 2023

Amazon Prime Day 2023 is one week away on July 11th, but you don't have to wait until then to get a good deal. The company has started to roll out a few early Prime Day deals before the two-day shopping event officially commences, including, as expected, several discounts on its own devices and... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2023-07-04 12:48:53 UTC ]
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