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New Research Article: “The Perceived Impact of Ebooks on Student ...

New Research Article: “The Perceived Impact of Ebooks on Student ... | e-books | Scoop.it
However, anecdotal information, bolstered by informal student surveys, has suggested that a significant number of our students prefer print books to ebooks. For example, students enrolled in a course taught by one of the ...
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Calibre 1.0 ebook manager released - Ghacks Technology News

Calibre 1.0 ebook manager released - Ghacks Technology News | e-books | Scoop.it
Calibre 1.0 ebook manager released
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If you have a large ebook collection, then you may benefit from Calibre's new database backend which has been rewritten completely.
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FREE App: Access Hundreds of Children’s Books via Bookboard

FREE App: Access Hundreds of Children’s Books via Bookboard | e-books | Scoop.it
Bookboard offers hundreds of free books to children via a system encouraging kids to read more. Visit the website to see all the books they offer.

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UC Berkeley researchers aim to revolutionize e-books

UC Berkeley researchers aim to revolutionize e-books | e-books | Scoop.it
UC Berkeley students in the School of Information are collaborating to enhance the efficiency of e-books in the hopes of revolutionizing the accessibility of information among the general public an...

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It's safer to pirate ebooks than purchase them yourself | Digital Trends

It's safer to pirate ebooks than purchase them yourself | Digital Trends | e-books | Scoop.it
The ebook publishing industry is beginning to implement a new watermark on digital books that will allow them to track, and punish, those who legally purchase books, assuming their book somehow ends up on a piracy ...
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The flattening of e-book sales | ROUGH TYPE

The flattening of e-book sales | ROUGH TYPE | e-books | Scoop.it
In a post on the first day of this year, I noted the surprisingly rapid decline in e-book sales growth over the course of 2012. The trend appears to be continuing this year. The Association of American Publishers reports that in the ...
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Best-Selling Authors Discuss the Future of E-Books

Best-Selling Authors Discuss the Future of E-Books | e-books | Scoop.it
Today at 3 p.m. ET, Mashable is moderating a Google+ Hangout with best-selling authors Mitch Albom, Dave Barry, Greg Iles, Sam Barry and Ridley Pearson, as well as Lisa Rutherford and Jen Lou from digital publisher Coliloquy Together, we'll discuss...

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Judge denies Apple's request to suspend e-book antitrust ruling

Judge denies Apple's request to suspend e-book antitrust ruling | e-books | Scoop.it
Apple, in its ongoing battle over an e-book price fixing scandal, has been dealt yet another setback. Last month, Judge Denise Cote ruled that Apple had.
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Download Audio Books with Audible.com Online Digital Audio Book Store

Download Audio Books with Audible.com Online Digital Audio Book Store | e-books | Scoop.it
Download digital audio books online and listen on your iPhone, Android or mp3 player.  100,000+ downloadable Audible audiobooks by best-selling authors.
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Guerrilla Independent: E-books are on the up-and-up. Here are the stats.

Guerrilla Independent: E-books are on the up-and-up. Here are the stats. | e-books | Scoop.it
E-books are on the up-and-up.
Here are the stats.

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Bonnie Bracey Sutton's curator insight, August 25, 2013 4:34 AM

I love books, but on a plane a e-reader can't be beat.

I love the heft, the color  the print and the design of real books.

 

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OverDrive Media Console by OverDrive Inc. | Droidshark.com Video Review for Android

Download eBooks and audiobooks from your library directly to your Android device! OverDrive Media Console gives you on-the-go access to eBooks and audiobooks...
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Do You Ever Own Your E-Books?

Do You Ever Own Your E-Books? | e-books | Scoop.it
Companies giveth, and they taketh away. (Is it possible to really own an ebook? http://t.co/tK6SUn2oR7)
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Upload, Search And Read E-Books Or Share Presentations At Scribd | PowerPoint Presentation

Upload, Search And Read E-Books Or Share Presentations At Scribd | PowerPoint Presentation | e-books | Scoop.it
Scribd is a web service which allows uploading, sharing and even selling digital content online, including e-books, documents, magazines and the like.

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Easily find free ebooks - PCWorld (blog)

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Easily find free ebooks
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Summer's winding down, but there's still time to score free ebooks for any vacation reading.
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E-Books Directory - Categorized Books, Short Reviews, Free Downloads

E-Books Directory - Categorized Books, Short Reviews, Free Downloads | e-books | Scoop.it
E-Books Directory is a categorized index of freely downloadable online books. It is daily updated with new e-books, fresh reviews and free download links.

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Reading in the digital age - Spotlight News

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Reading in the digital age
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LOUDONVILLE — Though the printed word is stacked high in libraries downloading books digitally is only becoming more popular, but maybe you've wanted an introduction to this new experience.
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Surprised? Smartphones beat tablets for reading eBooks - TabTimes

Surprised? Smartphones beat tablets for reading eBooks - TabTimes | e-books | Scoop.it
Surprised? Smartphones beat tablets for reading eBooks
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Readmill also found that people spend more time reading per book on their phones, more often open eBooks on their phone and are also more social on which books they are reading.
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