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Ask the Agent: What are the new companies making a mark in publishing? - Chip MacGregor

Ask the Agent: What are the new companies making a mark in publishing?  - Chip MacGregor | Digital Publishing | Scoop.it
My recent blog posts on trends shaping the publishing industry has led to a number of people writing to as about other new companies that are doing significant things in the world of books.
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Five trends signaling a bright future for ebooks - O'Reilly Radar

Five trends signaling a bright future for ebooks - O'Reilly Radar | Digital Publishing | Scoop.it
Editor's note: this piece originally appeared on Medium; it is cross-posted here with permission. The writer is an O'Reilly employee, but he is expressing his personal views. We...
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Amazon's Kindle Unlimited is limited; it's missing 5 major publishers - Triangle Business Journal (blog)

Amazon's Kindle Unlimited is limited; it's missing 5 major publishers - Triangle Business Journal (blog) | Digital Publishing | Scoop.it
“TechCrunch Amazon's Kindle Unlimited is limited; it's missing 5 major publishers Triangle Business Journal (blog) Some authors publish their books under multiple publishing houses, so some titles will still be available.”
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With New E-Book Service Amazon Plays Waiting Game With Publishers, Competition

With New E-Book Service Amazon Plays Waiting Game With Publishers, Competition | Digital Publishing | Scoop.it
Amazon is sending out warning signals to publishers and competitors with its new e-book subscription service.
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Q&A with SAGE’s David Ross about PeerJ Investment

Q&A with SAGE’s David Ross about PeerJ Investment | Digital Publishing | Scoop.it
“SAGE has announced its investment in PeerJ, an Open Access publisher with an unusual business model. SAGE's David Ross answers some questions about the thinking behind this move and some of its implications for the future.”
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Indie Romance Authors Should Encourage Readers to Pay to be in their Next Book

Indie Romance Authors Should Encourage Readers to Pay to be in their Next Book | Digital Publishing | Scoop.it
“Self-publishing is a growing industry and many researchers agree that by 2020, 50% of all books will be penned by indie authors. One of the downsides of electing to take the path of writing and marketing the book yourself is the financial situation.”
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IOP launches ‘offsetting’ scheme to cut cost of open access

IOP launches ‘offsetting’ scheme to cut cost of open access | Digital Publishing | Scoop.it
“A publisher has launched a pilot with 21 UK universities to reduce their subscription costs in proportion to the amount of open access fees they pay (RT @DavidPriceUCL: Really very important...IOP launches ‘offsetting’ scheme to cut cost...”
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The Role of Open Access in Reducing Waste in Medical Research

The Role of Open Access in Reducing Waste in Medical Research | Digital Publishing | Scoop.it
“PLOS Medicine is an open-access, peer-reviewed medical journal that publishes outstanding human studies that substantially enhance the understanding of human health and disease.”
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Workshop examines publishing industry - Ashland Daily Tidings

Workshop examines publishing industry - Ashland Daily Tidings | Digital Publishing | Scoop.it
“Workshop examines publishing industry Ashland Daily Tidings Book publishing: The choices for writers are daunting these days.”
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University Presses in the Digital Age: How Pace University Press and Other University Presses Can Survive and Thrive - Online First - Springer

University Presses in the Digital Age: How Pace University Press and Other University Presses Can Survive and Thrive - Online First - Springer | Digital Publishing | Scoop.it
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Why Arabic Epublishing Didn’t Work Then…and Could Work Now

Why Arabic Epublishing Didn’t Work Then…and Could Work Now | Digital Publishing | Scoop.it
“Ramy Habeeb, founder of Kotobarabia — the first Arabic ebookstore — explains the mistakes he made and what needs to happen now to make Arabic ebooks viable.”
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Poll: How do you organise your home library?

Poll: How do you organise your home library? | Digital Publishing | Scoop.it
“A survey says most UK readers follow no coherent logic to arrange their books. Do you? Continue reading...”
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5 Past Predictions for the Future of the Ebook - Gizmodo

5 Past Predictions for the Future of the Ebook - Gizmodo | Digital Publishing | Scoop.it
“5 Past Predictions for the Future of the Ebook Gizmodo The dream of the electronic library dates back to at least the 1950s — and arguably much earlier! But it wasn't until the 1980s and 90s that our ebook dreams slowly became a high-tech reality.”
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How to SMAC (Social, Mobile, Analytic, Cloud) Your Business Model

How to SMAC (Social, Mobile, Analytic, Cloud) Your Business Model | Digital Publishing | Scoop.it
If there is a new emerging paradigm for business, it is SMAC. Social, Mobile, Analytic, and Cloud based business models are becoming a hotter trend in digital marketing networks.
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Apple appears set to separate the iBooks Store from iTunes, will they move ... - Talking New Media

Apple appears set to separate the iBooks Store from iTunes, will they move ... - Talking New Media | Digital Publishing | Scoop.it
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Wattpad Announces Creative Commons Agreement

Wattpad Announces Creative Commons Agreement | Digital Publishing | Scoop.it
“Copyright is a hotly contested issue facing both authors and the publishing industry, as rights holders work to strike a balance between safeguarding content and sharing it across a variety of platforms to reach as many readers as possible.”
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For Subscription Ebooks, Great Expectations But Few Guarantees - Digital Book World

For Subscription Ebooks, Great Expectations But Few Guarantees - Digital Book World | Digital Publishing | Scoop.it
“UK Progressive Magazine For Subscription Ebooks, Great Expectations But Few Guarantees Digital Book World A report released today by the Book Industry Study Group (BISG) finds that 80% of publishers believe subscription ebooks becoming a major part...”
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Barnes & Noble Agrees to Spin Off Nook Unit as Sales Decline

Barnes & Noble Agrees to Spin Off Nook Unit as Sales Decline | Digital Publishing | Scoop.it
Barnes & Noble Inc. (BKS), facing declining sales at both its bookstore chain and Nook electronic-reader business, plans to split them into separately traded companies to improve performance.
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Startup pushing to turn libraries into Netflix of e-books - KING5.com

Startup pushing to turn libraries into Netflix of e-books - KING5.com | Digital Publishing | Scoop.it
“KING5.com Startup pushing to turn libraries into Netflix of e-books KING5.com Credit: BiblioLabs. Screenshots of library e-lending sites designed by Charleston, S.C., startup BiblioLabs.”
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Anthropology and Open Access — Cultural Anthropology

“RT @anthronow: Anthropologists Ryan Anderson and Jason Jackson discuss Open Access and Anthropology, read more here: http://t.co/XaWki1Stq6”;
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iBooks Author, the abandoned publishing platform, needs an Android competitor - Talking New Media

iBooks Author, the abandoned publishing platform, needs an Android competitor - Talking New Media | Digital Publishing | Scoop.it
“Talking New Media iBooks Author, the abandoned publishing platform, needs an Android competitor Talking New Media “However, after using it to create a book intended for the Japanese market which contains both English and Japanese, I was unable to...”
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Overdrive Inundates Libraries with 200,000 Horrendous Indie eBooks

Overdrive Inundates Libraries with 200,000 Horrendous Indie eBooks | Digital Publishing | Scoop.it
“Smashwords is a self-publishing service that allows authors to submit eBooks and list them for sale on Amazon, Apple, Kobo, Barnes and Noble and other major retailers.”
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Do developing countries profit from free books?: Discovery and online usage in developed and developing countries compared

Do developing countries profit from free books?: Discovery and online usage in developed and developing countries compared | Digital Publishing | Scoop.it
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Arabic E-books: A New Solution or Just a Revolution?

Arabic E-books: A New Solution or Just a Revolution? | Digital Publishing | Scoop.it
“The Arabic e-book market remains hampered by difficulties with display technology, piracy and censorship, problems that require new thinking, skills, and tools.”
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Reinventing the Graphic Novel for All Readers

Reinventing the Graphic Novel for All Readers | Digital Publishing | Scoop.it
“Many of us remember fondly the pocket-sized comic books of classic works of literature.”
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