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Kobo Writing Life Introduces Free eBook Download Tracking

Kobo Writing Life Introduces Free eBook Download Tracking | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Kobo Writing Life is a self-publishing platform that has been going strong for the last year. It appeals to authors who want to sell their books i
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Why All Publishers Should Watch the Academic Market | Digital Book World

Why All Publishers Should Watch the Academic Market | Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
One industry insider speculates whether the next wave of digital publishing innovation will come from the academic market.
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Worldreader on Book Donations in the Digital Age - Publishing Perspectives

Worldreader on Book Donations in the Digital Age - Publishing Perspectives | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Dani Zacarias of Worldreader argues book donations have a dramatic impact on the developing world and it is both easier and cheaper in the digital age.
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Online Self-Publishing Website For eBooks - NOOK Press

Online Self-Publishing Website For eBooks - NOOK Press | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
NOOK Press is an online self-publishing website for independent publishers and authors. It allows users to write new Projects, edit existing manuscripts, and sell their ebooks online.
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Macmillan Intends on Entering e-Book Subscription Market - Good E-Reader (blog)

Macmillan Intends on Entering e-Book Subscription Market - Good E-Reader (blog) | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Macmillan has announced that they intend on entering the e-Book subscription model business, in an attempt to broaden its distribution channels. CEO John
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Kids' ebook library now online - Maryville Daily Forum

Kids' ebook library now online - Maryville Daily Forum | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
With technology comes opportunity, and when it comes to ebooks for kids, the Maryville Public Library is taking advantage of what technology has to offer.
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Formatting Grand Images in eBook with Kindle Gets Simple with These 6 Tips, Business

Formatting Grand Images in eBook with Kindle Gets Simple with These 6 Tips, Business | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
This write-up HabileData share primarily lays a focus on some of the important few tips to ensure the images you are using for your eBook are ready for an eRead..., Formatting Grand Images in eBook with Kindle Gets Simple with These 6 Tips, Business.
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How Reading Books Reduces Stress and Makes You Smarter at the Same Time - Entrepreneur

How Reading Books Reduces Stress and Makes You Smarter at the Same Time - Entrepreneur | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Books are relaxing and improve intelligence in more ways than just imparting knowledge.
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6 Things An Author Should Look For in An Indie eBookstore ⋆ The Digital Reader

6 Things An Author Should Look For in An Indie eBookstore ⋆ The Digital Reader | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
6 Things An Author Should Look For in An Indie eBookstore ebookstore news If you've been reading the ebook news lately then I'm sure you know all about the reaction by Kobo, Amazon, and B&N when "news" broke that they were se...
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iVerse Inks Digital Deal With DC, Adds DRM-Free and Rentals - Publishers Weekly

iVerse Inks Digital Deal With DC, Adds DRM-Free and Rentals - Publishers Weekly | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
iVerse has signed DC Comics to a digital distribution deal via its ComicsPlus app, and has announced other significant upgrades that make it a more attractive option for digital comics consumers.
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Top 12 Articles of 2014 on Publishing in Asia and South Asia

Top 12 Articles of 2014 on Publishing in Asia and South Asia | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
From China to India, Indonesia to Taiwan, international publishers are keeping a close eye on books, readers and new digital developments in Asia and South Asia. This region includes vastly diverse publishing markets, each with their own set of opportunities and challenges.

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New EPUB Proposed Specifications: Dictionaries and Glossaries, Previews, Multiple-Rendition Publications, Region-Based Navigation | idpf

New EPUB Proposed Specifications: Dictionaries and Glossaries, Previews, Multiple-Rendition Publications, Region-Based Navigation | idpf | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The IDPF Board recently approved recommendations of the Dictionaries and Advanced-Hybrid Layout Working Groups to advance four modular extensions to EPUB 3.0.1 to Proposed Specification status. The four specifications are:

EPUB Dictionaries and Glossaries
EPUB Previews
EPUB Multiple-Rendition Publications
EPUB Region-Based Navigation

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Amazon, Macmillan make peace over book pricing - New York Post

Amazon, Macmillan make peace over book pricing - New York Post | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Barely a shot was fired. Book publishing giant Macmillan announced a peaceful settlement with Amazon on Thursday on pricing for print and digital books ordered through the giant online retailer. Si...
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eBook Subscription Service Bookmate Launches in Asia - Good E-Reader (blog)

eBook Subscription Service Bookmate Launches in Asia - Good E-Reader (blog) | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Bookmate, the leading social ebook reading service, is available in Singapore. Boasting a comprehensive library of over 500,000 ebooks from 600 publishers,
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E-Book Legal Restrictions Are Screwing Over Blind People - Wired

E-Book Legal Restrictions Are Screwing Over Blind People - Wired | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
For more than a decade, the visually-impaired have been locked in an excruciatingly slow and circuitous battle against US copyright laws.
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The Children’s Book Market has Grown 44% in the last Decade

The Children’s Book Market has Grown 44% in the last Decade | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Children are reading in record numbers in the last decade, which has propelled billion dollar properties such as Harry Potter, Percy Jackson, Twilight,
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State Library of Kansas Partners with Total BooX - Library Journal

State Library of Kansas Partners with Total BooX - Library Journal | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
State Library of Kansas Partners with Total BooX Library Journal Although all of the Big Five now sell licenses to libraries, Kirchner said that he still feels that there is too much complexity in the library ebook market.
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Cory Doctorow lays down ‘Laws for the Internet Age’

Cory Doctorow lays down ‘Laws for the Internet Age’ | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Doctorow, who has given away his creative and intellectual work on the Internet for many years, has now published a book with his rationale for doing so.
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Oyster Signs e-Book Deal with Bloomsbury - Good E-Reader (blog)

Oyster Signs e-Book Deal with Bloomsbury - Good E-Reader (blog) | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Oyster has just signed an e-Book deal with Bloomsbury that will see 1,000 titles added to the US only platform. Some interesting reads include Salvage the
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Four Ways to Think Long Term in Indie Publishing | Indie Author News

Four Ways to Think Long Term in Indie Publishing | Indie Author News | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Four Ways to Think Long Term in Indie Publishing | Indie Author News - LinkPlugging | LinkPlug
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How to Grow Your Self-Publishing Book Business - eBooks India

How to Grow Your Self-Publishing Book Business - eBooks India | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Been running your self-publishing venture for a while and now looking to grow your business? If so, this article will help you move in the right direction.
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Airlines Start Adopting eBooks, Magazines and Newspapers

Airlines Start Adopting eBooks, Magazines and Newspapers | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
North American and European airlines have adopted the gate to gate use of e-readers, smartphones and tablets. One of the big problems is that your devices

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What Books Do for the Human Soul: The Four Psychological Functions of Great Literature

What Books Do for the Human Soul: The Four Psychological Functions of Great Literature | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
"Writers open our hearts and minds, and give us maps to our own selves."

The question of what reading does for the human soul is an etern
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Top 12 Articles on Publishing in Latin America of 2014

Top 12 Articles on Publishing in Latin America of 2014 | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
From ebooks to textbooks, rights sales to mergers, the Latin American publishing industry has seen plenty of change recently. New opportunities for international and local players are emerging, while companies are also looking to address challenges of distribution and access.

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Four Ways Metadata Is Changing for Authors and Book Publishers - Digital Book World

Four Ways Metadata Is Changing for Authors and Book Publishers - Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Metadata expert Renée Register on what changes book publishers will need to confront in optimizing metadata for the digital market in 2015 and beyond.
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Using Pinterest as Part of Your Kindle Ebook Marketing Plan

Using Pinterest to Market Your Kindle Ebook.
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