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Print books vs digital books debate makes permanent paper essential – Permanence Matters

Print books vs digital books debate makes permanent paper essential – Permanence Matters | Digital or print books | Scoop.it
As the discussion continues about the rise of digital publishing and the role of print books, the quality and longevity of print hardcover books becomes more important than ever. When readers choose print, they choose permanence.
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Smashwords Authors Benefit from B&N eBook Pre-Orders

Smashwords Authors Benefit from B&N eBook Pre-Orders | Digital or print books | Scoop.it
One of the truths we've been hearing from forward-thinking publishing industry experts, namely where Amazon is concerned, is that we have to stop trying to
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Amazon and Apple Newsstands: compare and contrast - Talking New Media

Amazon and Apple Newsstands: compare and contrast - Talking New Media | Digital or print books | Scoop.it
Talking New Media Amazon and Apple Newsstands: compare and contrast Talking New Media But there are differences: Amazon's bestseller list includes not only digital editions designed for the Kindle, but magazine apps, as well (though there are fewer...
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Amazon and Samsung join forces to offer free ebooks on Kindle app - Tech Times

Amazon and Samsung join forces to offer free ebooks on Kindle app - Tech Times | Digital or print books | Scoop.it
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Amazon and Samsung join forces to offer free ebooks on Kindle app
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Amazon and Samsung paired up to give ebook fans access to more digital reading material with the new Kindle for Samsung app.
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Barnes & Noble Launches New e-Textbook App – Yuzu

Barnes & Noble Launches New e-Textbook App – Yuzu | Digital or print books | Scoop.it
Barnes & Noble quietly launched the beta version of a new digital textbook app earlier this month. It’s called Yuzu, and it is currently available for the iPad and for web browsers.
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Bookstores: Do They Have A Future in The Digital Publishing Millenium

Bookstores: Do They Have A Future in The Digital Publishing Millenium | Digital or print books | Scoop.it
Bookstores have been deemed the main casualty of the digital publishing revolution, but independent bookstores find creative ways to maintain their readers (Bookstores: Do They Have A Future in The Digital Publishing Millenium
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The Seven Deadly Myths of Digital Publishing | The Passive Voice | Writers, Writing, Self-Publishing, Disruptive Innovation and the Universe

The Seven Deadly Myths of Digital Publishing | The Passive Voice | Writers, Writing, Self-Publishing, Disruptive Innovation and the Universe | Digital or print books | Scoop.it
From Publishers Weekly: E-books may now outsell mass market paperbacks, but successfully selling digital editions of novels and other text-centric titles is only the first phase of a profound transformation of all segments of the traditional book...
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Apple, DoJ Trial Begins Today

Apple, DoJ Trial Begins Today | Digital or print books | Scoop.it
The Department of Justice trial against Apple charging that the company was the “ringleader” in a conspiracy to fix e-book prices begins today in New York.
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Life after Google Reader: Rolio, the only social aggregator you need | ZDNet

Life after Google Reader: Rolio, the only social aggregator you need | ZDNet | Digital or print books | Scoop.it
Start-up Rolio has created a social aggregator that easily replaces the hole left when Google Reader goes
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Kobo Aura HD Overview

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"Kobo Aura HD takes E Ink clarity to the next level. ClarityScreen+ delivers an incredibly crisp, clear reading experience because with a 1440 x 1080 resolution and 265 dpi, it's the best E Ink screen on the market."

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How to Make Library eBooks More Visible - Good E-Reader (blog)

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How to Make Library eBooks More Visible
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Many libraries are investing in a digital infrastructure to allow patrons to borrow ebooks on their phones, tablets, and e-readers.
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The Reading Brain in the Digital Age: The Science of Paper versus Screens

The Reading Brain in the Digital Age: The Science of Paper versus Screens | Digital or print books | Scoop.it
E-readers and tablets are becoming more popular as such technologies improve, but research suggests that reading on paper still boasts unique advantages
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Digital first publishing and the troubled fortunes of digital first publishers - Dear Author

Digital first publishing and the troubled fortunes of digital first publishers - Dear Author | Digital or print books | Scoop.it
The rise of self publishing hasn’t just affected traditional print publishers. In fact, with the rate of ebook adoption slowing many observers suggest the numbers indicate we’re reaching a plateau. One of the less publicized victims of the sea changes... more
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London Book Fair 2014: At Digital Minds, Publishers Urged to Look Beyond the Book

We cannot deny we are in an extraordinary transition, said author Anthony Horowitz, opening the sixth annual Publishing for Digital Minds Conference at the London Book Fair.
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Kindle vs. Books? Children Just Don't See It That Way (Op-Ed) - LiveScience.com

Kindle vs. Books? Children Just Don't See It That Way (Op-Ed) - LiveScience.com | Digital or print books | Scoop.it
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Kindle vs. Books? Children Just Don't See It That Way (Op-Ed)
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A furious debate has been raging for some years now between adults. Are you a Kindle lover or a devotee of the good, old-fashioned book?
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Samsung getting custom Kindle store for its users - IntoMobile

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Samsung getting custom Kindle store for its users
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With its vast user base, Samsung is able to get special deals from a number of companies, Amazon being one of them.
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Lawsuit Alleges Amazon is Rigging Prices to Cover Shipping Costs

Lawsuit Alleges Amazon is Rigging Prices to Cover Shipping Costs | Digital or print books | Scoop.it
A lawsuit has been winding its way through the courts over the past couple months,  but it hasn’t gotten much attention in the press yet.
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Edinburgh Book Festival: "Publishing in a Digital World - the Changing Nature ... - EdinburghGuide.com

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This event proved one of the highlights of the 2013 Edinburgh International Book Festival thus far, certainly for this reviewer.
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Simon & Schuster Opens up New Publishing Division in Canada | Good E-Reader - eBooks, Publishing and Comic News

Simon & Schuster Opens up New Publishing Division in Canada | Good E-Reader - eBooks, Publishing and Comic News | Digital or print books | Scoop.it
Simon & Schuster has a print and distribution center in Canada, that sends print and eBooks to the various stores and retail chains.
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Digital Publishing and the Web

Electronic books are on the rise everywhere. For some this threatens centuries-old traditions; for others it opens up new possibilities in the way we think about information exchange in general, and about books in particular.
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Startup BookShout raises $6M; no longer lets users import their Kindle and Nook books

Startup BookShout raises $6M; no longer lets users import their Kindle and Nook books | Digital or print books | Scoop.it
Dallas-based book startup BookShout has raised $6 million in its second funding round. When the company launched, it allowed users to import their Nook and Kindle books onto the platform, but that function has been turned off.
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Major Dutch publisher abandons DRM | The Bookseller

"De Arbeiderspers/A W Bruna, the largest publisher in the Netherlands, has removed DRM from its e-books for the first time."

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Here’s Why The Printed Book Will Probably Never Die | Brian Brown's Official Website

Here's Why The Printed Book Will Probably Never Die - With the rise of e-readers like Amazon's Kindle and... http://t.co/JYFCs99B
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Ebooks for 20p may be a novel idea, but it spells bad news for literature - The Independent

Ebooks for 20p may be a novel idea, but it spells bad news for literature - The Independent | Digital or print books | Scoop.it
The Independent Ebooks for 20p may be a novel idea, but it spells bad news for literature The Independent The 20p ebook story actually starts with Sony, whose UK ebookstore began the practice of offering 10 top-flight books at massive reductions in...
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