It’s Okay, You Use OCR…But Tell Ebook Buyers

As error-prone as OCR-produced ebooks are, could the book world benefit by offering consumers more information about how an ebook is produced? The post It’s Okay, You Use OCR…But Tell Ebook Buyers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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Amazon buyers prefer DRM-free ebooks, study claims

The big publishers lock down their ebooks to their own detriment, according to a new study. Continue reading at PC World

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NY AG says ebook buyers getting credits

New York's attorney general says buyers of electronic books will get account credits this week from five publishers from settlements reached after 33 states sued in federal court alleging they... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

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Amazon unveils MatchBook; service isn't money saver for ebook buyers

Now when you buy a print book from Amazon, you might be able to get a cheap ebook version of the same title.     Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Waterstones' ebook buyer Alex Ingram moves on

Alex Ingram, Waterstones' ebook and development buyer, is leaving the company on 16th March... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Digital book buyers 'more realistic' over ebook prices

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Thu, 03/03/2011 - 08:45 Half of all book buyers expect to pay less for ebooks, according to new research by Mintel, but those book readers who already own ebook devices have marginally more realistic expectations over price, suggesting that the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The ebook is dead. Long live the ebook

Reports that physical books are gaining ground at the expense of digital are just plain wrongHas the ebook had its day? If you’ve skimmed a newspaper over the past month you could be forgiven for thinking just that. “The physical book market is making a comeback after years of decline,”... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Waterstones buyers herald 'bumper year' and look forward to healthy 2022

Waterstones buyers have heralded 2021 as a "bumper year" for publishing and are looking forward a "healthy 2022". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Library audio and ebook loans in 2021 reveal unexpected stars

Alongside Richard Osman and JK Rowling, figures show huge successes for relative unknowns Ellery Adams and Brenda ChapmanThe UK’s library users are widely seen as a traditional bunch when it comes to choosing their next read, but while Richard Osman might have topped the list of the year’s... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Toronto’s Annick Press: ‘Global Certified Accessible’ in Canadian Ebooks

Among the first children's publishers to achieve Benetech's accreditation, Annick Press stresses that 'diversity' includes access. The post Toronto’s Annick Press: ‘Global Certified Accessible’ in Canadian Ebooks appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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A ‘constant merry-go-round’: Nielsen and Comscore say the right things, but aren’t progressing fast enough for media buyers

The main measurement companies, Nielsen and Comscore, say they're trying to update and change metrics, but buyers remain frustrated by the lack of progress. The post A ‘constant merry-go-round’: Nielsen and Comscore say the right things, but aren’t progressing fast enough for media buyers... Continue reading at Digiday

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Germany’s First Half of 2021: Ebook Dynamics, and Libraries

German publishers say that robust ebook performance last year and this year could be impacted by state-subsidized e-lending. The post Germany’s First Half of 2021: Ebook Dynamics, and Libraries appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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AAP StatShot February Report: US Audiobooks and Ebooks Maintain Strength

In January and February, ebooks were up 20.4 percent and downloadable audio was up 23.7 percent over 2020. The post AAP StatShot February Report: US Audiobooks and Ebooks Maintain Strength appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Finland’s 2020 Audiobook Sales Doubled, Ebooks Up 84 Percent

A new book market report on Finland's book market shows the impact of the pandemic and looks at the bestselling Finnish books of 2020. The post Finland’s 2020 Audiobook Sales Doubled, Ebooks Up 84 Percent appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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How Reading Ebooks Changes Our Perception (And Reviews)

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Your Ultimate Guide on Where to Buy Ebooks

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'Price gouging from Covid': student ebooks costing up to 500% more than in print

Call for inquiry into academic publishers as locked-down students unable to access study material onlineCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageLibrarians at UK universities say students’ reading lists for this term are being torn up because of publishers’ “eye-watering”... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Amazon.com and 'Big Five' publishers accused of ebook price-fixing

Class action lawsuit filed in US claims the houses have colluded with the online giant to keep prices artificially highAmazon.com and the “Big Five” publishers – Penguin Random House, Hachette, HarperCollins, Macmillan and Simon & Schuster – have been accused of colluding to fix ebook... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Pandemic drives ebook and audiobook sales by UK publishers to all-time high

Printed book sales plunge in first six months of 2020 on back of shop and school closuresSee all our coronavirus coverageSales of digital books by British publishers are set to hit an all-time high this year as the public turns to reading to escape pandemic cabin fever.However, the ebook and... Continue reading at The Guardian

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In Germany: Audiobooks, Ebooks, and the ‘Battle for Attention’

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