Tag Archives: Joshua Tallent

Articles of Interest

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 Worshop: Ebook design/production, by Joshua Talent

De-Mystifying E-Book Readers; Part 1

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

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 great ideas and concepts that relate to libraries.  I’d like to share these with you, in no apparent order. Continue reading

Tools of Change – Practical Ebook Formatting Workshop

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 session b/c I know nothing about it ;)  Please keep this in mind as you read my notes. Continue reading