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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TOC – Tim O’Reilly Keynote

February 24th, 2010 · Comments Off

Tim O’Reilly Keynote Your job as a publisher is to do things for authors that they can’t do for themselves. Remember what you really do, it may not be the cool/sexy stuff, it’s the boring stuff and you have to be good at those things in this era.  If not, someone else will take your […]

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Tim O’Reilly: Kindle needs open ePub-style standard to survive, from Teleread.org

February 25th, 2009 · Comments Off

Tim O’Reilly: Kindle needs open ePub-style standard to survive www.teleread.org – Posted: 23 Feb 2009 08:40 AM CST “Unless Amazon embraces open e-book standards like ‘epub,’ which allow readers to read books on a variety of devices, the Kindle will be gone within two or three years.” – Tim O’Reily in Why Kindle should be […]

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Tags: Articles of Interest · DRM · Ebook Readers · EPUB · Formats · Standards