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The Future of eBooks in the Academic World: Opportunities and Challenges

The Future of eBooks in the Academic World: Opportunities and Challenges | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Marcel Reich-Ranicki was a living embodiment of so much of 20th century German intellectual life. Will the internet era ever produce as influential a critic?

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Eternity's curator insight, September 22, 2013 3:29 AM

This sums it up for responsive designs and content for future - for ebooks!!

Aracy Campos's curator insight, December 3, 2013 7:06 AM

Uma referência útil e bem organizada para qualquer pessoa envolvida no planejamento e organização da integração de ebooks no currículo acadêmico.

Yaros Perez's curator insight, February 23, 2016 1:08 PM

Muestra de una manera gráfica y y facil de entender el futuro de los Elibros.

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Balancing the books: how Waterstones came back from the dead

Balancing the books: how Waterstones came back from the dead | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The chain of booksellers has announced its first profit in years – thanks in part to a bold decision to run each branch like a local bookshop
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Omnivoracious: Reading Is Fundamental

Omnivoracious: Reading Is Fundamental | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
There's something magical in seeing a child engrossed in a book or asking you to please read to them and seeing their eyes light up as you turn the pages. Giving every kid a chance to discover a love of reading is what RIF is al
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Bookstores Stoke Trump Resistance With Action, Not Just Words

Bookstores Stoke Trump Resistance With Action, Not Just Words | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Independent shops have become magnets for a growing movement, with some taking a protest role beyond deciding what titles to display.
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Amazon to Launch Audible in India? | The Digital Reader

Amazon to Launch Audible in India? | The Digital Reader | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Amazon is reportedly talking with Indian publishers about launching Audible in India: Amazon, the world’s largest online retailer, wants to bring Audible, its audio books streaming service, to India. For that it has been talking to the biggest book publishers in the country, such as Penguin Random House and HarperCollins, as well as the Chiki Sarkar-led start-up, Juggernaut. Executives in charge of Amazon’s global operations were recently in India to talk to book publishers, said two persons in the books industry. A spokesperson for Amazon India declined to comment. The two persons who confirmed talks with Amazon’s global executives also said that the pricing of audio books was proving to be tricky. Some publishers want more money, while some others are concerned about how the revenue from audio books will accrue to the authors since Amazon likes to work on a subscription model for streaming Audio books, not on a pay-per-book model. Audible would be Amazon’s next big gambit in India after Prime Video, a subscription-based streaming service for movies and television shows. Equally important, Audible will raise Amazon’s play in Indian publishing. That's going to be a tricky move for Amazon. It's not just the language issues (India has [...]
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The State of iBooks in Early 2017

The State of iBooks in Early 2017 | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The capability of storing your iBooks library on iCloud Drive caused problems when Apple introduced it last year. Michael Cohen takes a look to see if the company has resolved those issues.
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Can booksellers combat loneliness?

Can booksellers combat loneliness? | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Mark Thornton, founder and co-owner of Mostly Books, on how bookshops can help in the fight against loneliness.
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Pearson to offer online degrees with Manchester Metropolitan University 

Pearson to offer online degrees with Manchester Metropolitan University  | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Pearson has partnered with Manchester Metropolitan University to offer online degree programmes.
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American Publishers Return to Cuba

American Publishers Return to Cuba | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
A contingent of 31 American publishers have traveled to Havana as part of the U.S. Publishing Mission to Cuba.
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Despite Embargo, U.S., Cuba Publishers Invoke Solidarity at Havana Book Fair

Despite Embargo, U.S., Cuba Publishers Invoke Solidarity at Havana Book Fair | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The second annual U.S. Publishing Mission to Cuba saw dozens of publishing professionals travel to Havana to learn about the publishing scene there, and what possibilities there may be in the future.
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Harry Potter's 20th anniversary to be marked by London Book & Screen Week | The Bookseller

Harry Potter's 20th anniversary to be marked by London Book & Screen Week | The Bookseller | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
A Soho awards night with David Nicholls and a "very special" Harry Potter screening at the St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel London lead the "eclectic" line-up of this year’s London Book & Screen Week.
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The Best of NSR: Technology is not the death of deep reading

The Best of NSR: Technology is not the death of deep reading | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
In her opinion piece for No Shelf Required, Content and Media Editor at BiblioLabs Emilie Hancock argues that if we make even the smallest efforts to use technology as a means toward reading more, …
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Croatia Reads was not about Croatia [but about free access to books for all mankind]

Croatia Reads was not about Croatia [but about free access to books for all mankind] | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
This is Article 3 (following What readers want and What books want) in the “Lessons from Croatia Reads” series of articles on NSR, which aims to describe the experience of turning the c…
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Taiwan lists look West as sales slide | The Bookseller

Taiwan lists look West as sales slide | The Bookseller | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Taipei International Book Exhibition (TIBE) chairman James Chao says “The Taiwanese Book market is in crisis,” due to rival forms of entertainment, including Facebook.
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On Hiring 'Sensitivity Readers' to Flag Potentially Offensive Content 

On Hiring 'Sensitivity Readers' to Flag Potentially Offensive Content  | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The Chicago Tribune published an article earlier this week which, ironically enough, might have benefited from exactly the assistance described in the article. Before a book is published and released to the public, it's passed through the hands (and eyes) of many people: an author's friends and family, an agent and, of course, an editor. These days, though, a book may get an additional check from an unusual source: a sensitivity reader, a person who, for a nominal fee, will scan the book for racist, sexist or otherwise offensive content. These readers give feedback based on self-ascribed areas of expertise such as "dealing with terminal illness," "racial dynamics in Muslim communities within families" or "transgender issues." ... Sensitivity readers have emerged in a climate - fueled in part by social media - in which writers are under increased scrutiny for their portrayals of people from marginalized groups, especially when the author is not a part of that group. Last year, for instance, J.K. Rowling was strongly criticized by Native American readers and scholars for her portrayal of Navajo traditions in the 2016 story "History of Magic in North America." Young-adult author Keira Drake was forced to revise her fantasy novel "The Continent" after an [...]
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The fight against fake news is putting librarians on the front line – and they say they’re ready

The fight against fake news is putting librarians on the front line – and they say they’re ready | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
As fake news and complex immigration orders have inundated the public sphere, libraries are opening their doors and fact-checking skills to people of all backgrounds seeking information.
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Fictional characters make 'experiential crossings' into real life, study finds

Fictional characters make 'experiential crossings' into real life, study finds | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
A fifth of readers report characters from novels cropping up in their daily lives, hearing their voices even after putting books aside
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Are girls really better at reading than boys – or are the tests painting a false picture?

Are girls really better at reading than boys – or are the tests painting a false picture? | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
In reading tests at school, girls tend to be ahead of boys, in all age groups and in all countries. But in young adults, there is suddenly no longer any difference between men's and women's reading skills. Why is that? Coul
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Preferring Certain Types of Books as eBooks More Than Print

Preferring Certain Types of Books as eBooks More Than Print | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Best eBooks to own even if you love paper books
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Transparency, targeting, Twitter: what it means to be a literary agent now 

Transparency, targeting, Twitter: what it means to be a literary agent now  | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
As she launches a new literary agency, Juliet Mushens discusses how social media and changing expectations have helped to bring the ‘dark art’ of agenting fully into the light.
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Does KDP Paperback Publishing Really Solve Anything?

Does KDP Paperback Publishing Really Solve Anything? | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Never one to be a naysayer, we at GoodEReader ordinarily go fan-girl level crazy over a new startup that innovates anything to do with digital publishing. But a
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Indie Booksellers, Want to Go to the Turin Book Fair for Free?

Indie Booksellers, Want to Go to the Turin Book Fair for Free? | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Europa Editions and Other Press are taking three independent booksellers to the Turin International Book Fair.
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10 of the Best Apps For Book-Lovers

As technology changes and evolves, so do our reading habits. While this age-old pastime used to mean trips to the library or bookstore, devices like
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The Next Big Library Read from Overdrive is a Cookbook

The Next Big Library Read from Overdrive is a Cookbook | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
A few times a year Overdrive orchestrates a program where libraries can loan out an e-book with an unlimited number of loans. It was designed to introduce new
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Why university libraries must be transformed to survive in digital age

Why university libraries must be transformed to survive in digital age | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
“Simeon Ananou, vice president for IT services and CIO at the State University of New York at Albany, has a vision for transforming university libraries in the digital age.Ananou’s imperative…
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Audiobook comes to Apple Watch and Android Watches

Audiobook comes to Apple Watch and Android Watches | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Audiobooks can make traveling or commuting a breeze, and Audiobooks announced their full compatibility with both Apple and Android watches
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