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Sony Developing New eBook DRM Platform, Exploring the Idea of Used eBooks Sales - The Digital Reader

Sony Developing New eBook DRM Platform, Exploring the Idea of Used eBooks Sales - The Digital Reader | book publishing | Scoop.it
Sony may have gotten out of the consumer ebook market in May of this year, but that doesn’t mean they lost all interest. A new report is coming in today that, in addition to developing a new ebook DRM, Sony is looking into used ebooks. Details are still scarce, but lesen.net reports that the new project …
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Who Says You Can’t Quantify Literature?

Who Says You Can’t Quantify Literature? | book publishing | Scoop.it
The longest novels, the shortest stories, the number of kisses in Jane Austen’s novels—the wizards at Cartridge Discount have counted so you don’t have to. So here’s literature by the numbers, the big and small and in between.
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What is a publisher now? An interview Mandy Hill, Cambridge University Press

What is a publisher now? An interview Mandy Hill, Cambridge University Press | book publishing | Scoop.it
In this edition of our returning series of interviews with the leaders of digital publishing, What is a Publisher Now? we talk to Mandy Hill, the new Managing Director of Academic publishing at Cam...
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Music Education Linked to Increased Reading Skills in Low-Income Kids

Music Education Linked to Increased Reading Skills in Low-Income Kids | book publishing | Scoop.it
Music is food for the soul, but is it also good for the brain? In a recent study from Northwestern University’s Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, researchers determined that consistent after-school...
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Wylie Compares Amazon to "a Digital Trucking Company", Terrorists - The Digital Reader

Wylie Compares Amazon to "a Digital Trucking Company", Terrorists - The Digital Reader | book publishing | Scoop.it
Andrew Wylie has long taken the side of Hachette inits dispute with Amazon, and he doesn’t see any reason to change his views following the news that Simon & Schuster had struck a deal with Amazon. PW reports that Wylie gave  a keynote address at Toronto’s International Festival of Authors (IFOA) today, and if the …
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The Evolution of Blurb: Adding Distribution and Experts - Publishing Perspectives

The Evolution of Blurb: Adding Distribution and Experts - Publishing Perspectives | book publishing | Scoop.it
Over the past two years Blurb has transitioned from small-scale custom publishing to a high-end, full service self-publishing operation.
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Indies & Audiobooks: An Alternative to ACX

Indies & Audiobooks: An Alternative to ACX | book publishing | Scoop.it
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Note from Jane: Today’s guest post is by novelist Lee Stephen (@epicuniverse).
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Why So Many American Retailers Are Fighting to Freeze Out Apple Pay

Why So Many American Retailers Are Fighting to Freeze Out Apple Pay | book publishing | Scoop.it
MCX—the coalition of retailers at the heart of recent decisions to block Apple Pay—says it could eventually embrace that technology that drives Apple’s brand new payments service.
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Can you top RL Stine's terrifying Twitter tale?

Can you top RL Stine's terrifying Twitter tale? | book publishing | Scoop.it
Childrens horror author RL Stine has written a short story on Twitter for Halloween but can you write a short and scary tale? Share yours with us on Twitter with the hashtag #GdnScaryTales, or in the comments section below.
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Book News: Young Adult And Kids' Lit Boost E-Book Revenue - NPR (blog)

Book News: Young Adult And Kids' Lit Boost E-Book Revenue - NPR (blog) | book publishing | Scoop.it
From January to July, e-book revenue grew 7.5 percent compared with the same period last year. Also: R.L. Stine tweets a horror, and poets slip into something a bit sexier.
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FCC Proposes New Rule to Make All Your Cord Cutting Fantasies Come True | WIRED

FCC Proposes New Rule to Make All Your Cord Cutting Fantasies Come True | WIRED | book publishing | Scoop.it
In just the latest sign that the future of television is online, the Federal Communications Commission has proposed a new rule that would let internet TV providers license television content just like cable and satellite companies do.
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Steady Trade Results in June and July - Publishers Lunch

The AAP released monthly sales statistics for both June and July, which remained consistent with the pattern from earlier in the year, though perked up in July. Most of the year's growth is coming children's and young adult books, which have been up year-over-year for all seven reported months, though…
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Halloween habits: the rise of horror in children's books

Halloween habits: the rise of horror in children's books | book publishing | Scoop.it
People need to be scared sometimes – it’s a dark craving right at core level – and a book is only as scary as your imagination… Jennifer Ridyard, author of Conquest, explains why scary books are so much better than scary films and suggests where to start. Read it if you dare!
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New study shows increase in reading on mobile phones

New study shows increase in reading on mobile phones | book publishing | Scoop.it
Publishing Technology released a report earlier this month about trends in mobile phone ebook reading.  An infographic, slides of a presentation, and full report are all available using the link ab...
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What Book Should You Read Next? Putting Librarians And Algorithms To The Test

What Book Should You Read Next? Putting Librarians And Algorithms To The Test | book publishing | Scoop.it
More and more, computer-generated recommendations run our lives. But are they really the best way to expand your cultural horizons?
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Music For Writers: In Not-So-Dire 's_traits'

Music For Writers: In Not-So-Dire 's_traits' | book publishing | Scoop.it
A three-year collaboration between Duke University-based Bill Seaman and John Supko produces a new sonic study in a "generative" sound and textual elements -- Music for Writers served up by Q2 Musi...
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The EU's Proposed New Google Tax Would Hurt Too Many and Help Too Few - The Digital Reader

The EU's Proposed New Google Tax Would Hurt Too Many and Help Too Few - The Digital Reader | book publishing | Scoop.it
Many legacy publishers have turned an envious eye on Google’s ad revenues, and now it seems they’ve found an ally in EU’s new Digital Commissioner. Günther Oettinger is going to start his new 5 year term as a commissioner next week, and he recently gave an interview and shared a few details about his plans …
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Wylie: Amazon is an

Wylie: Amazon is an | book publishing | Scoop.it
Andrew Wylie is not one to mince words---he isn't known as "The Jackal" because he's overly diplomatic after all. Recently, he's been especially, um, to the point, when it comes to Amazon and its founder Jeff Bezos. Last October he…
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Ask The Chefs: How Do You Stay Informed About Scholarly Publishing?

Ask The Chefs: How Do You Stay Informed About Scholarly Publishing? | book publishing | Scoop.it
We often talk about how our customers (a.k.a. users, researchers, authors, readers, etc.) are being overwhelmed by the flood of information available today. Let's not forget that we are consumers o...
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Wylie praises 'end to publishers cowering to Amazon'

Wylie praises 'end to publishers cowering to Amazon' | book publishing | Scoop.it
Literary agent Andrew Wylie has said he believes the era of publishers cowering and giving in to Amazon is at an end, comparing the online retail giant to terror group ISIS.
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Classroom Management Tricks: Timers and a tool to control noise | Cool Tools

Classroom Management Tricks: Timers and a tool to control noise | Cool Tools | book publishing | Scoop.it
As every teacher knows, good classroom management can make the difference between a great class experience and a poor one.
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Self-Publishing Part 2 – Setting Your Price & Book Categories

Self-Publishing Part 2 – Setting Your Price & Book Categories | book publishing | Scoop.it
Print-on-demand has made self-publishing affordable, but many authors find the process overwhelming. Lynn Serafinn explains how to get your book set up
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Apple Pay rival led by Walmart has already been hacked

Apple Pay rival led by Walmart has already been hacked | book publishing | Scoop.it
CurrentC, the mobile payment system being developed by a group of retailers — and a competitor to Apple Pay — has already been hacked.
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The Future of Book Distribution - Huffington Post

The Future of Book Distribution - Huffington Post | book publishing | Scoop.it
I wrote a post called "Distribution 101" in February about distribution in which I laid out the what's what of distribution. If you don't understand what distribution is, you might want to start there....
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