Entries Tagged as 'Google Books'

Google Books prevails, lawsuit dismissed

November 14th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Google Books prevails and the lawsuit is dismissed. Quote from the Authors Guild v Google – Summary Judgment Decision (Case 1:05-cv-08136-DC Document 1088 Filed 11/14/13): In my view, Google Books provides significant public benefits. It advances the progress of the arts and sciences, while maintaining respectful consideration for the rights of authors and other creative […]

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October 14th, 2011 · Comments Off

This is a super long list – so much going on in the past week. Amazon bites Apple, by Meredith Greene | TeleRead Ebook sales doubled in July | TeleRead Digital Public Library of America: Pro and Con Four Librarians, Four Ereaders, One Month EPUB 3 Becomes Final IDPF Specification | TeleRead Peter Brantley on […]

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Articles of Interest

August 25th, 2011 · Comments Off

Exclusive: What Electronic Textbook Provider Has The Biggest Library? Why Print Can Exist in Harmony with Digital | Apartment Therapy Unplggd The Laboratorium: Google Books Settlement, 2008-2011 Next Steps in the eReader Journey: The Nook Simple Touch « The Unquiet Librarian Digital Public Library of America announces “Beta Sprint” | TeleRead Court of Appeals kills […]

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Articles of Interest

July 22nd, 2011 · Comments Off

Textbook Rentals Come to the Kindle: Probably Not a Money-Saver E-books, Young Professionals, and Reinventing ALA | American Libraries Magazine Amazon confirms Harry Potter e-books to be available for Kindle | TeleRead Library of Alexandria makes 19,000 titles available on the Espresso Book Machine | TeleRead Borders’ liquidation: Winners and losers – The Week Japanese […]

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Google eBook affiliates program launched

June 17th, 2011 · Comments Off

Reprinted in full from the Inside Google Books blog. Retailers, bloggers, book publishers and other website owners in the U.S. can now become Google eBooks affiliates. Affiliates can link to Google eBooks on their sites for any of the hundreds of thousands of titles available for sale, earning a commission for referring sales to the […]

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June 10th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Sorry for the long list, I was out last week and didn’t get to post this. News: The E-Reader Effect – Inside Higher Ed Ten must-have iPad apps for readers, by Jane Litte | TeleRead Kindle/Nook Touch comparison review | TeleRead E-Readers and the Future of Reading: Notes from Florida Nook WiFi and Kobo eReader […]

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April 29th, 2011 · Comments Off

Apologies for the long list, I’ve been away for a week and lots has happened! Ingram Announces New Library Ebook Access Model and Audiobook Shift In the era of ebooks, what is a book worth (I) Is signing with a mainstream publisher now a mistake? Digital book subscriptions, by Jane Litte Publishers Weekly: Librarians at […]

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Open Access E-books Part One, from Eric Hellman

April 28th, 2011 · 1 Comment

I’ve been working on on a book chapter for a book edited by No Shelf Required‘s Sue Polanka. My chapter covers “Open Access E-Books”. Over the next week or two, I’ll be posting drafts for the chapter on the blog. Many readers know things that I don’t about this area, and I would be grateful […]

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April 15th, 2011 · Comments Off

eBook Tops All Trade Publishing Categories in February – eBookNewser World Book Mobile Launched Libraries and E-Content: Toward a More Universal Design Copyright Office submission to Congress: analysis of digitization and legal framework of the Google case David Rothman speculates On A Two Part National Digital Library More Graphic Textbooks from Flat World Knowledge The […]

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April 12th, 2011 · Comments Off

Forget Netflix. E-book Publishers Need a Hulu: Tech News and … Streaming or Buying Books: Will Readers Choose a Subscription Model for E-Books? O’Reilly to Go Print on Demand – eBookNewser We can surmise that e-book sales may be responsible for the steep downturns in the US and UK – Futurebook Intel Capital, Condé Nast […]

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