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Most Students Want to Access Textbooks on Tablets

Most Students Want to Access Textbooks on Tablets | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Nielsen’s quarterly Connected Devices Report found that 71 percent of students who use tablets are interested in accessing textbooks on them.
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A new report from Nielsen found that 71% of students who use tablets are interested in accessing textbooks on them. Google is one example of a company listening to this emerging demand. Students can now rent or buy digital textbooks via Google Play.

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Should you finish every book you start? - The Guardian

Should you finish every book you start? - The Guardian | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The Guardian Should you finish every book you start? The Guardian Alex, you speak as if the very fact of a book's publication, of it having adverts on the train, or chummy cover quotes, ensures quality.
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HarperCollins Pivots to Sell Print and Ebooks Directly to Readers Through Main Website | Digital Book World

HarperCollins Pivots to Sell Print and Ebooks Directly to Readers Through Main Website | Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
HarperCollins has relaunched its website and, in a way, its business. The company is now selling all its book, ebooks and audiobooks directly to consumers
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Al Manhal Arabic Education E-publisher Goes Paperback via Amazon : Publishing Perspectives

Al Manhal Arabic Education E-publisher Goes Paperback via Amazon : Publishing Perspectives | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Al Manhal, the UAE-based Arabic digital education publisher, now offers paperback editions of its books worldwide via Amazon marketplace.
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"Amazon Is Playing Indie Authors Like Pawns," says Smashwords founder, Mark Coker | Self-Publishing Advice

"Amazon Is Playing Indie Authors Like Pawns," says Smashwords founder, Mark Coker | Self-Publishing Advice | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Amazon's KDP exclusivity clause is completely unnecessary, says Smashwords founder Mark Coker, and causes harm to authors and Amazon's competitors.
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Amazon-Hachette fight deepens as authors take sides

Amazon-Hachette fight deepens as authors take sides | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
As Philip Pullman, Stephen King and James Patterson back traditional publishers, self-published authors support retail giant
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So You Want to Get Rich Self-Publishing an E-Bestseller - DailyFinance

So You Want to Get Rich Self-Publishing an E-Bestseller - DailyFinance | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
So You Want to Get Rich Self-Publishing an E-Bestseller DailyFinance In the days before the Internet and e-readers, most readers and booksellers derided self publishing as the "vanity press," although a few famously successful books were...
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The Humble Sci-Fi eBook Bundle Is An Amazing Bargain For Book Lovers - io9

The Humble Sci-Fi eBook Bundle Is An Amazing Bargain For Book Lovers - io9 | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The Humble Sci-Fi eBook Bundle Is An Amazing Bargain For Book Lovers
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For just $12, you can get 11 science fiction books right now, by authors including Alan Dean Foster, Barbara Hambly, Harlan Ellison, Greg Bear and Elizabeth Ann Scarborough.
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Digital publishing: Ghana, Africa lagging behind - Biztech Africa

Digital publishing: Ghana, Africa lagging behind - Biztech Africa | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Digital publishing: Ghana, Africa lagging behind Biztech Africa Although internet usage in Africa has grown by a whopping 3 606%, compared to the world average of 566%, the continent's digital publishing industry is still underdeveloped and lagging...
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World Cup Indreases E-Reading About Soccer in Football-Crazed Countries - Digital Book World

World Cup Indreases E-Reading About Soccer in Football-Crazed Countries - Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
World Cup Indreases E-Reading About Soccer in Football-Crazed Countries Digital Book World Brazil: The World Cup host country was reading the A grande historia dos mundiais series, chronicling World Cup tournaments throughout the last eight...
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Amazon Shelves French Book Discounts - Wall Street Journal

Amazon Shelves French Book Discounts - Wall Street Journal | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Amazon Shelves French Book Discounts
Wall Street Journal
The new law, which went into effect Thursday morning, essentially forbids online booksellers from applying government-regulated discounts to the cover prices of books.
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Publishing 'Mein Kampf' in Germany - New York Times

Publishing 'Mein Kampf' in Germany - New York Times | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Publishing 'Mein Kampf' in Germany
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Let's not forget that book burnings and the banning of ideas that ran contrary to the Nazi Party line were a regular feature of the Third Reich in the years leading up to World War II.
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Amazon tells Hachette authors it'll give them 100% of e-book sales ...

Amazon tells Hachette authors it'll give them 100% of e-book sales ... | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
How about 100 percent of the revenue from all Hachette-published e- book sales — at least for the duration of the Amazon/Hachette fight. The news comes from a letter that Amazon exec David Naggar sent to a small group of ...
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Bulk sales set to increase eBook sales growth in South Africa - Bizcommunity.com

Bulk sales set to increase eBook sales growth in South Africa - Bizcommunity.com | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Bulk sales set to increase eBook sales growth in South Africa Bizcommunity.com The publishing industry will yet again see a readjustment as year-on-year eBook sales fall for the first time, announces Nielsen Research; publishers are not seeing the...
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Oceano Moves Into Ebooks, Mines Smaller Spanish Markets : Publishing Perspectives

Oceano Moves Into Ebooks, Mines Smaller Spanish Markets : Publishing Perspectives | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Oceano, one of the largest Spanish-language publishers, has finally launched a line of ebook titles out of its Mexico subsidiary aimed at Latin America.
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Amazon Offers Hachette Authors 100% Royalty | Digital Book World

Amazon Offers Hachette Authors 100% Royalty | Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Amazon's overture causes the publisher and others to cry foul, forecasting the implications of the Amazon-Hachette dispute, HarperCollins goes direct to consumers, this week's top-25 best-selling ebooks and much more.
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Frankfurt's Free Global Trends in Publishing Report | Publishing ...

Frankfurt's Free Global Trends in Publishing Report | Publishing ... | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The Frankfurt Book Fair's new Business Club is making available the new 'Global Trends in Publishing' report compiled by Rüdiger Wischenbart for free.
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The costs and benefits of self-publishing

The costs and benefits of self-publishing | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The emergence of e-readers has allowed more writers to become their own publishers, but there are still costs involved. (Thinking of self-publishing your book?
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Traditional publishing is 'no longer fair or sustainable', says Society of Authors - The Guardian

Traditional publishing is 'no longer fair or sustainable', says Society of Authors - The Guardian | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The Guardian Traditional publishing is 'no longer fair or sustainable', says Society of Authors The Guardian Nicola Solomon, who heads the 9,000-member strong Society of Authors, said that publishers, retailers and agents are all now taking a...
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Half year results show print decline slowing

Half year results show print decline slowing | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
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"It has been a pretty decent year on the shop floor and in publishing boardrooms thus far in 2014. As we reveal in greater detail in our Review of the Half Year, the physical market for the first half of 2014 fell 2.4% to £526m through Nielsen BookScan. A decline, yes, but the shallowest one in the first half of a year since the market began contracting in 2008."

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Are iBooks Bestsellers Different From Kindle Bestsellers? - Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Are iBooks Bestsellers Different From Kindle Bestsellers? - Wall St. Cheat Sheet | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Are iBooks Bestsellers Different From Kindle Bestsellers?
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Apple's list of iBooks bestsellers is the least unique, sharing all but one book with at least one of the other lists.
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Authors Guild Dismisses Amazon Offer - Wall Street Journal

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Authors Guild Dismisses Amazon Offer
Wall Street Journal
"It is worth stating that we are not anti-Amazon, or anti-e-book, or anti-indie-publishing," stated the letter. "Nor are we taking Hachette's side in the present dispute.
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Oyster and Scribd Unlimited Ebook Services Review - NDTV

Oyster and Scribd Unlimited Ebook Services Review - NDTV | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
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Oyster and Scribd Unlimited Ebook Services Review
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Oyster and Scribd let you read as many books as you want for a monthly price - $10 for Oyster and $9 for Scribd. I was skeptical at first.
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Smashwords Releases 2014 Indie E-book Sales Survey - Publishers Weekly

Smashwords Releases 2014 Indie E-book Sales Survey - Publishers Weekly | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Smashwords Releases 2014 Indie E-book Sales Survey Publishers Weekly Although Coker cautions that his interpretations of the data are based on averages, and that the indie/self-published e-book market is also dominated by the romance genre, he...
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HarperCollins Launches Yet Another eBookstore - The Digital Reader

HarperCollins Launches Yet Another eBookstore - The Digital Reader | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Evidently pleased with the success of niche ebookstores like Narnia.com (launched last October), HarperCollins launched a new ebookstore today at HarperCollins.com. The new store sells paper books, ebook, and even audiobooks (when available).
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Amazon Dangles E-Book Offer Amid Hachette Dispute - Wall Street Journal

Amazon Dangles E-Book Offer Amid Hachette Dispute - Wall Street Journal | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
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Amazon Dangles E-Book Offer Amid Hachette Dispute
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Amazon is pushing for a greater share of e-book revenue and lower e-book prices.
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