Reader: Using html5 to format books in a browser

November 8th, 2010 · Comments Off

The future of the book site offers a short video demonstration of the Reader, developed by Inventive Labs in Melbourne.  It is designed to work in modern web browsers like Safari, Firefox, Chrome, and Opera.  More information can be found on the blog. Hat tip to Xplana blog.

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Tags: Ebook Readers · Interfaces/Platforms · New Products · Vendor News

66% of Public Libraries in US offering eBooks

August 18th, 2010 · Comments Off

The Public Library Funding and Technology Access Study from ALA’s Office for Research and Statistics just released their 2009-10 statistics.  Included in this report was  U.S. public libraries providing access to ebooks – which was 65.9% A sampling of the % of Libraries Providing E-Books In: Florida–86.9% Hawaii–100% Illinois–46% New York–71% Ohio–83% Oregon–70.8% Washington–48.6 Note: […]

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Tags: Articles of Interest · Library News · Public Libraries · Surveys/Statistics