Rise of E-Reading – Pew releases new data on eBooks

April 6th, 2012 · Comments Off

Pew Internet and American Life Project has just released the results of a new study – The Rise of E-Reading.  From the report tagline: 21% of Americans have read an e-book. The increasing availability of e-content is prompting some to read more than in the past and to prefer buying books to borrowing them. by […]

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New Pew study on Higher Education and the Digital Revolution anticipates digital textbooks

August 29th, 2011 · Comments Off

Picked up a tweet today from @goodtokno about this new Pew report, The Digital Revolution and Higher Education.  Some snippets of the study are listed below, taken from the Pew study website.  It’s pretty clear from the results that digital content will be necessary to support higher education. Of particular interest is the estimate on […]

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Articles of Interest

January 6th, 2011 · Comments Off

Top 10 Articles of 2010 – Digital Book World Amazon Kindle E-Reader Sales Will Keep Growing in 2011: 10 Reasons Why – Mobile and Wireless – News & Reviews – eWeek.com Predictions for 2011 from Smashwords Founder – GalleyCat How to add books to the iPad, iPhone, etc. Check Out Library Books Using Your Phone […]

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