Entries Tagged as 'Print on demand'

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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Interview with DeGruyter CEO, Sven Fund, about DeGruyter eBooks

May 11th, 2011 · Comments Off

Yesterday I spoke with Dr. Sven Fund, the CEO of DeGruyter.  News to me, DeGruyter has been publishing for 262 years! We discussed DeGruyter’s ebook program including their e-ditions program.  E-ditions provides “on demand” requests for digital or print copies of thousands of backlist titles.  Listen to the interview here. Over 30 interviews with librarians, […]

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Open Access eBooks, Part 3

May 9th, 2011 · Comments Off

From Eric Hellman’s Go To Hellman blog.  Please offer your comments to Eric at the Go To Hellman blog. Here’s the third section of my draft of a book chapter for a book edited by No Shelf Required‘s Sue Polanka. I previously posted the introduction; and What does Open Access mean for eBooks subsequent posts […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Articles of Interest · Business Models/Pricing · EPUB · Formats · Open Access · Print on demand · Publishing · Textbooks

CIL Conference – Ebook Publishing: Practices & Challenges

March 22nd, 2011 · 2 Comments

This panel discussion was moderated by Dick Kaser from Information Today.  Speakers included Ken Breen, EBSCO Publishing, Leslie Lees, ebrary, Bob Nardini, Ingram, and Mike Shontz, OverDrive. Each panelist had 5 minutes to discuss who they serve and business models they offer. Ken Breen, EBSCO Publishing Ken reflected back to 1997 – common themes from […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Audio Books · Business Models/Pricing · Conferences/Events · DRM · Ebook Readers · Interfaces/Platforms · Mobile Devices · Print on demand · Public Libraries · School Libraries · Vendor News

Articles of Interest

February 18th, 2011 · Comments Off

US Justice Department and FTC looking into Apple’s subscription service; EU monitoring as well What We Talk About When We Talk About Business Models – The Scholarly Kitchen Sustainable Business Models for Open Textbooks My experience with the Espresso Book Machine Publishing CTOs Want Standard Formats – eBookNewser The True Cost of Publishing on the […]

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TOC – Inventory on Demand in the Digital Age

February 16th, 2011 · Comments Off

Inventory on Demand in the Digital Age Panelists:  Laura Baldwin, O’Reilly Media and Phil Ollila, Ingram Laura – reality of our biz, print and retail is still the bulk of the business. Print erosion cost, shipping costs, printing expenses, safety stock, operating capital are all factors in the profit/loss of publishers. Strategically they wanted to […]

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Michigan and Kentucky University Presses Using Ingram’s CoreSource

January 12th, 2011 · Comments Off

Wow, University Presses are in the news this week.  This is the 5th press release I’ve gotten! Ingram Content Group Inc., announced agreements with two notable university presses for e-content management. The University of Michigan Press and The University Press of Kentucky have selected Ingram’s digital asset management platform, CoreSource®, to archive and distribute materials […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Business Models/Pricing · Discovery · Interfaces/Platforms · Preservation · Press Releases · Print on demand · Publishing · Vendor News

Introducing SpringerBriefs, 50 – 125 page eBooks

November 23rd, 2010 · Comments Off

Springer is launching a new product line SpringerBriefs. Featuring cutting-edge research and practical applications in compact volumes of between 50 and 125 pages, SpringerBriefs will be available as eBooks and in print. SpringerBriefs will cover a wide range of content from professional to academic across a variety of subject areas including business and economics, computer […]

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Ingram to distribute Springer titles including POD

October 12th, 2010 · Comments Off

Ingram Content Group Inc. and Springer announced a new integrated distribution services model that combines traditional physical book fulfillment with single-copy print-on-demand solutions for Springer’s entire Americas publishing program.  According to PR sources for Ingram, the Springer $24.95 My Copy program will continue with this partnership. From the press release: Starting in the first quarter […]

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Articles of Interest

October 8th, 2010 · Comments Off

Macmillan POD Shift: Kiss Your Warehouses Goodbye – eReads Kindle vs. Nook vs. iPad: Which e-book reader should you buy? – CNET News New Attributor study on pirated ebooks – of dubious value How Amazon is Winning the eBook Wars Frankfurt 2010: Google Editions Makes a Strong Impression at the Fair The Kobo and the […]

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