Entries Tagged as 'Enhanced eBooks'

BiblioBoard adds new publishing partners, expands to over 125,000 eBooks

January 24th, 2014 · Comments Off

If you are not familiar with BiblioBoard, take a listen to an interview with Mitch Davis, the Founder and CEO of BiblioLabs from July, 2013.  Read on the for press release. BiblioBoard® adds more than 370 new book publishing partners to platform; PatronsFirst™ Library set to expand to over 125,000 eBooks In advance of the […]

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ALA’s eCourse on eBooks: Lessons Learned

August 29th, 2013 · 1 Comment

ALA’s new eCourse on ebooks starts September 2nd. Well, it’s not exactly new. I taught this four-week course last March and have accepted ALA’s invitation to teach it again this September. On the other hand, it’s not exactly the same class either, since much has changed since I developed the original syllabus in early 2013 — […]

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BiblioLabs, curating multimedia digital anthologies, an interview with Mitch Davis

July 8th, 2013 · Comments Off

Last week at the ALA conference I held an interview with Mitch Davis, the Founder and Chief Business Officer of Bibliolabs.  We discussed BiblioBoard and BiblioBoard Creator in detail.  Mitch provided me with a brief description of the products below and is offering a 30 day free trial to any No Shelf Required readers (information […]

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Rosen Publishing offers new Interactive eBooks – an interview with Miriam Gilbert and Gina Strazzabosco

June 28th, 2012 · Comments Off

Rosen Publishing will be launching a new series of interactive eBooks this August.  There are 120 books ranging in subjects that meet the needs of the common core and support transliteracy skills.  I spoke with Miriam Gilbert, Director, Rosen Digital and Gina Strazzabosco, Vice President, Rosen Publishing, this past weekend to find out more about […]

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Ingram adds Sesame Street ebooks

April 30th, 2012 · 1 Comment

As libraries worldwide add digital content to complement print materials, Ingram is expanding its e-book offering for libraries with an e-book subscription option for popular Sesame Street e-books. The Sesame Street e-bookstore subscription on ipage® provides libraries of any size unlimited access to more than 150 read-along, audio, animated and interactive books through their Ingram […]

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University Presses and eBooks: A New Horizon

February 2nd, 2012 · Comments Off

ONLINE magazine has a new column called Ebook Buzz.  The column, written by Sue Polanka, features a discussion of university presses and eBooks.  From the text: “What’s the buzz about? EBook Buzz, ONLINE’s newest column, will discuss and debate the advances of ebooks in libraries and scholarly publishing. EBook Buzz will explore varied topics from a […]

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Scarlet Oak Press provides enhanced editions of classic titles and supports libraries

December 8th, 2011 · Comments Off

Here is an interesting example of enhanced ebooks from two Princeton writers.  I’m impressed with their generosity.   Sales benefit U.S. libraries and literacy projects.  The first Scarlet Oak donations will go to three libraries they especially admire: Seattle Public, the Lincoln Library in Springfield, Illinois, and Sinte Gleska University, located on the Rosebud Reservation […]

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Copia releases a free, contextually annotated eBook – Pride and Prejudice

October 6th, 2011 · Comments Off

Enhanced eBooks are the future and Copia demonstrates this with their new annotated version of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice.  It’s a free download for the Copia desktop reader. According to Seth Kaufman, VP of Marketing and Merchandising, “the Copia version offers a glimpse into the future of what an interactive eBook can be, of […]

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Blio and Axis 360 from Baker & Taylor – an interview with Michael Bills

September 19th, 2011 · Comments Off

Last week I interviewed Michael Bills,  Director for Sales, Digital Products,  from Baker & Taylor about their eReader software, Blio.  Michael discussed the functionality of Blio and discussed Axis 360, a hosting and circulation platform for the Blio reader. For more information on blio, visit http://www.baker-taylor.com/blio.cfm Michaels interview, along with 40+ others are available on […]

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Articles of Interest

September 7th, 2011 · Comments Off

Amazon Coming to Spain Next Week – Kindle Store to follow? – eBookNewser Amazon’s Kindle Tablet Is Very Real. I’ve Seen It, Played With It. | TechCrunch Hybrid Books: ‘Illuminations’ And The Future of the eReader On the evilness of the emerging ebook app ecosystem … We Ask Ken Wissoker: Do We Need to Rethink […]

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