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iBooks Author Goes Beyond Textbooks

When iBooks Author, Apple’s multimedia ebook authoring tool, was unveiled in January, it was hailed for how easy it is to use and its ability to create rich, multimedia, and interactive educational content. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HC uses iBooks Author for Hobbit film ebooks

HarperCollins is capitalising on the forthcoming release of the first Hobbit film by putting out... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple unveils new version of iBooks with continuous scrolling, iBooks Author also updated

Apple CEO Tim Cook took to a San Jose theater stage today to unveil a new version of the company's literature-based digital storefront, iBooks. Cook says it integrates better with iCloud, allows for quote sharing on Facebook and Twitter, and has support for "over 40 languages." Beyond the app... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2012-10-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Drag; Drop; Read: Apple's New iBooks Author Format

In early January, Apple released iBooks Author, a groundbreaking drag-and-drop ebook authoring environment that promises to democratize the production of complex, structured books, notably including textbooks. But iBooks Author could also presage something else: the eclipse of open ebook standards. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Inkling Introduces Cloud-based Publishing Tool

Inkling has a new tool for publishing complex ebooks, ideal for educational publishers seeking more than what iBooks Author allows. Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2012-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple's iBooks Author EULA is more and less evil than you think

There's a strange concept in marketing that no publicity is really bad. If people talk about you, it broadly raises brand awareness. People eventually forget the bad news but not the brand. Who remembers last year's furor over Apple's onerous publisher subscription terms? That's the eventual... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2012-01-23 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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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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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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iBooks Author Offers Free E-Textbook Creation

iBooks Author is a free Mac app designed to let authors and publishers easily create multimedia-rich e-textbooks for the iBooks 2 app. Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2012-01-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple reveals education trifecta: iBooks 2, iBooks Author, and iTunes U

At a private event at the Guggenheim Museum in New York City on Thursday, Apple unveiled its multi-pronged approach for cracking the higher education market with iBooks 2, iBooks Author, and iTunes U. The result is an environment for creating, distributing, and consuming learning materials that... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2012-01-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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