Tag Archives: Vook

New Articles of Interest

Wow, lots of good stuff going on these last couple of weeks.

Forty-nine percent of surveyed consumers unlikely to buy dedicated e-book readers

Before E-book Experimentation, How About A Little Back to Basics?

Ebooks and Higher Ed – Platforms, an overview from inside by Erik Christopher

How to: The archaic art of printing e-books from home

Amazon Opens Kindle to App Developers

Open Book Alliance Calls for Scrapping Google Settlement, with Public Guardian – 1/19/2010 – Library Journal

ALA 2010 Midwinter Meeting: Top Tech Trends Panel Focuses on End Users and Ebooks – 1/19/2010 – Library Journal

Amazon Annouces new 70% Royalty Option for Kindle Publishing

Woman’s Day to Launch Digital ‘Cookvook’

The Making of an eBook: Part 1

Hybrid books – article in Washington Post

Interesting article in the Washington Post on hybrid books – books which contain print, video, links, and other multisensory features.  The article is As books go beyond printed page to multisensory experience – what about reading?

Loss of creativity/imagination is a recurring thought in the article and subsequent comments.   Vooks, as they are called, seem to be aimed at younger audiences.  Are they good for different learning styles??