Twitter Updates for No Shelf Required

February 23rd, 2010 · Comments Off

TOC great session on POD here – publishers really should consider this option – “leaving money on the table” if you aren’t # TOC – summary of digital printing session here: http://www.libraries.wright.edu/noshelfrequired/?p=503 # TOC ebook contracts session – my summary here: http://www.libraries.wright.edu/noshelfrequired/?p=516 # #TOCCON stronger copyright protection can’t make a consumer buy/watch something they don’t […]

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Tags: Conferences/Events · Print on demand

Tools of Change – Future of Digital Textbooks

February 23rd, 2010 · Comments Off

Tools of Change Conference – Future of Digital Textbooks, Feb. 23 10:45- 11:30 Speakers:  John Warren (Moderator) , Eric Frank, Flatworld Knowledge; Frank Lyman, CourseSmart; Nicholas Smith, Agile Mind; and Neeru Khosle, CK12 Foundation Questions: What is your company doing? What challenge or problem are you trying to solve? Give an example of a successful […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Business Models/Pricing · Conferences/Events · Textbooks · Vendor News

TOC – Tools of Change Keynote Speakers

February 23rd, 2010 · Comments Off

Day One, TOC Conference, about 1200 attendees in the North and South Ballrooms of the Marriott Marquis in Times Square.  Good lineup for keynotes this morning including:  Peter Collingridge with Enhanced Editions, William Patry with Google, Skip Prichard from Ingram Content Group, Sameer Shariff from Impelsys, and Arianna Huffington from the Huffington Post. Andrew Savikas, […]

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Tools of Change – Making the Case for Digital Printing

February 22nd, 2010 · Comments Off

Making the Case for Digital Printing –  Tools of Change Conference – Feb. 22, 1:30 – 3:30 Brian O’Leary and Ashley Gordon This session was directed to publishers who are thinking about digital printing opportunities.  The speakers were obviously pro-digital printing and provided many examples of the benefits of digital printing for publishers.  But, libraries […]

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November e-book sales up 108%

January 27th, 2009 · Comments Off

The rise of e-books: IDPF reports November e-book sales up 108 percent—and here’s some analysis By Mark Coker, founder of Smashwords Mark Coker is founder of Smashwords and Dovetail Public Relations, as well as moderator of a February 10 panel at Tools of Change on “The Rise of E-Book.” See a San Jose Mercury News […]

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