Articles of Interest

November 17th, 2010 · Comments Off

Three misperceptions about the ebook business Textbooks headed for ash heap of history? A Student’s Stranded On A Desert Island … Tech Devices Inside the Google Books Algorithm – Alexis Madrigal – Technology – The Atlantic iTunes U Introduces Free eBooks: Download Shakespeare’s Complete Works Joe Wikert’s Publishing 2020 Blog: eBooks: Lending vs. Reselling Forrester […]

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Tags: Articles of Interest · Audio Books · Business Models/Pricing · DRM · Ebook Readers · EPUB · Formats · Google Books · Interfaces/Platforms · Lending Readers · Publishing · Surveys/Statistics · Textbooks

New Articles of Interest

April 1st, 2010 · Comments Off

iTunes Now Accepting eBooks! Take the Official iBooks Guided Tour Quick Note: BISG publishes new standard for comment PLA 2010 Conference: DRM-Free Downloadable (Sony) Music at the Library – 3/24/2010 – Library Journal Misthinking DRM

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Tags: Articles of Interest · DRM · Ebook Readers · Vendor News

Carry Britannica in Your iPocket – with a new app

April 1st, 2010 · Comments Off

Just received a press release from EB and Paragon Software Group announcing the Britannica Concise Encyclopedia 2010 app for the iPhone and iPod touch.  Congratulations! While not the full Encyclopaedia Britannica,  the app contains  “a version of one of the world’s most trusted encyclopedias with accompanying images and maps, fast article search and look-up functions, […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Discovery · Mobile Devices · New Products · Press Releases · Reference Publishing · Vendor News

Tools of Change – Selling in Mobile Markets (tips for apps)

February 22nd, 2010 · Comments Off

Selling in Mobile Markets – Rana Sobhany, VP Marketing at Medialits in NYC  (rana.sobhany@gmail.com) TOC Conference – Monday Feb. 22nd, 9 – 12:30 I came to this session after the morning break, so I missed the first 90 minutes.  Rana was a great speaker – lots of stories, examples, and practical information – no death […]

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Tags: Conferences/Events · Discovery · Interfaces/Platforms · Marketing · Mobile Devices