Accessibility and eBooks – Resources and an Interview

October 6th, 2010 · Comments Off

Yesterday I had the opportunity to speak with Ken Petri, the Director of the Web Accessibility Center at The Ohio State University, about the accessibility of eBooks and eBook readers.  Ken is incredibly knowledgeable on the topic and offered a great deal of information during the interview.  It’s about 25 minutes in length, so I […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Accessibility · Ebook Readers · EPUB · Formats · Interfaces/Platforms · Interviews · Publishing

New Articles of Interest

August 5th, 2010 · Comments Off

Tons of good reads these last few days.  Have a look: Why Metadata Matters for the Future of E-Books How Apple and Amazon Are Screwing You on Ebooks Three new ebook platforms nearing their debut Seize and Solve This Challenge: Keeping Libraries Viable in this EReading World Apple Faces Class Action Suit Because iPad Not […]

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Tags: Articles of Interest · Ebook Readers · Interfaces/Platforms · New Products · Public Libraries · Publishing · Surveys/Statistics · Textbooks

New Articles of Interest

August 2nd, 2010 · Comments Off

Wow, ton of good things to read over the last 4 days, here’s a sampling of what I’ve been reading: Digital Lending Goes into OverDrive Digital Books Come of Age (Or) The Textbook is Dead; Long Live the Textbook Kindle 3 vs Kindle 2 in size plus hands-on report by PC World’s Perenson Cataloging and […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Articles of Interest · Ebook Readers · Interfaces/Platforms · Library News · Press Releases · Public Libraries · Publishing · Surveys/Statistics · Textbooks · Vendor News