Articles of Interest

January 28th, 2011 · Comments Off

New Ebook Platforms Target the Scholarly Monograph The networked library of the future as bookseller : Futurebook eBookFling Wants To Be The Netflix Of eBook Lending – eBookNewser Digital Book World: Industry forecast – results of the DBW/Forrester 2010 publishing survey What Publishers Need To Know About Making Enhanced eBooks – eBookNewser Digital Book World […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Articles of Interest · Ebook Readers · Enhanced eBooks · Lending Readers · Publishing · Surveys/Statistics · Vendor News

10 Takeaways from the O’Reilly Tools of Change Conference for Librarians

February 26th, 2010 · 5 Comments

Earlier this week I attended the O’Reilly Tools of Change (TOC) Conference for the first time.  Over 1250 attendees gathered in New York City to discuss and network   about issues and trends in publishing, in particular, digital publishing.  While much of the information presented was for the publishing industry, I did manage to find several […]

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Tags: Conferences/Events · DRM · Ebook Readers · EPUB · Formats · Library News · Marketing · Print on demand · Self Publishing · Textbooks

Tools of Change – Practical Ebook Formatting Workshop

February 22nd, 2010 · 4 Comments

Practical Ebook Formatting: Limitations and Optimizations – Joshua Tallent (Ebook Architects) and Phil Frank (Hendrickson) TOC Conference, Monday, Feb. 22nd 9 – 12:30, Mariott Marquis, NYC About 200 folks in the room, 1/2 do the ebook formatting on a regular basis, 1/2 are managing people who do this, and me. I decided to attend this […]

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