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Byliner Launches Own Subscription E-Reading Service, Byliner Explore | Digital Book World

Byliner Launches Own Subscription E-Reading Service, Byliner Explore | Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
[Press Release] New Byliner Explore Helps You Find the Right Story Every Time Leading Digital Reading Service Introduces New Recommendation Tools and Social
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HarperCollins Takes Flight with JetBlue Ebook Partnership - Digital Book World

HarperCollins Takes Flight with JetBlue Ebook Partnership - Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
HarperCollins expands its direct sales and marketing efforts with an in-flight ebook retail offering through JetBlue.
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BIG DATA CASERO PARA EDITORES: TOMA LOS DATOS Y CORRE

BIG DATA CASERO PARA EDITORES: TOMA LOS DATOS Y CORRE | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Big data casero para editores. Post de Antonio Adsuar en el blog Ecos de Sumer sobre cómo aplicar el big data en la industria editorial
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Partamos de una idea fundamental, repetida hasta la saciedad: tenemos que editar mejor y esto sólo se conseguirá al pasar de una producción dirigida por la oferta a otra que se base en la demanda. Hasta ahora hemos editado mucho “a ojo”. Como decía Beatriz de Moura editar era “jugar a la lotería”. Ya sabéis: ahora se lleva el conflicto catalán, ahora hay que editar erótica, etc.Muchas veces me da la impresión de que comenzamos de cero con cada libro. ¿Si edito cada dos años libros de Chomsky y el último me fue bien, ¿cómo es que no sé nada de dónde vendí los ejemplares de la anterior tirada ni de qué lectores lo compraron?

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Readers who Borrow e-Books from the Library Don’t Buy More Books

Readers who Borrow e-Books from the Library Don’t Buy More Books | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Sometimes we get spoiled in North America with the sheer of amount of options available to borrow eBooks from the library. Statistically over 90% of all
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BitTorrent Bundle Could be a New Way for Indie Publishers to Sell eBooks - The Digital Reader

BitTorrent Bundle Could be a New Way for Indie Publishers to Sell eBooks - The Digital Reader | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
BitTorrent launched a new commerce platform today that promises to offer artists and authors a new way to sell directly to fans/readers. It’s called BitTorrent Bundle, and it’s going live today in a private alpha test with 8 launch partners: FADER, Cinedigm, The Collective, Gravitas Ventures, Converge Studios, Topspin, Interloper Films, and Tim Ferriss. While …

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Digimarc Explains the Evolution of Social DRM in eBooks - Good E-Reader (blog)

Digimarc Explains the Evolution of Social DRM in eBooks - Good E-Reader (blog) | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The European publishing industry has firmly embraced social DRM or digital watermark technology to protect and secure their eBook content. Many of the
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Self-Publishing Reaches the Summit - Digital Book World

Self-Publishing Reaches the Summit - Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
IPR License Founder Tom Chalmers shares his impressions of the self-publishing market as it continues to develop and expand.
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1300-year-old book of Egyptian magic deciphered - Geek

1300-year-old book of Egyptian magic deciphered - Geek | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Researchers have decoded an ancient Egyptian book of spells they are calling an “Egyptian Handbook of Ritual Power.” It contains incantations for everything from attaining success in a business venture, to love spells, [...]...
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Big Idea: The Future of Ebooks Is on the Web

Big Idea: The Future of Ebooks Is on the Web | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Years from now, we'll look back on 2014 as the year the web came for our books. It was in August of 2014 when the World Wide Web Consortium, the standards body for the World Wide Web, held its first Digital Publishing Interest Group.
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Amanda Clemmer's curator insight, November 23, 4:45 PM

Interesting thoughts, but not sure if I agree. I've tried reading ebooks on the web, and while it's an awesome way to get some research done, it just doesn't match curling up with a kindle on the couch for a good novel!

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Simon & Schuster Strips "Buy It Now" Requirement from Library Ebook Program | Digital Book World

Simon & Schuster Strips "Buy It Now" Requirement from Library Ebook Program | Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The publisher modifies its library ebook program so participating libraries are no longer required to offer patrons a purchasing option.
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Five Digital Publishing Leaders Weigh in on Industry's Future | Digital Book World

Five Digital Publishing Leaders Weigh in on Industry's Future | Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Five industry leaders share views on where digital publishing is headed, starting conversations that will continue in-depth at Digital Book World 2015.
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Kobo Now Lists eBook File Type and if it has Adobe DRM - Good E-Reader (blog)

Kobo Now Lists eBook File Type and if it has Adobe DRM - Good E-Reader (blog) | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
There tends to be some confusion among new e-reader owners on what formats their new device reads. Numerous Kindle owners try to buy eBooks at a good price
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Why Independent Booksellers Are on the Rise Again

Why Independent Booksellers Are on the Rise Again | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The recent news of the opening of an independent bookstore on Manhattan’s Upper West Side was greeted with surprise and delight, since a neighborhood once flush with such stores had become a retail book desert.
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Ebook Publishing Gets More Difficult From Here: How Indie Authors Can Survive and Thrive

Ebook Publishing Gets More Difficult From Here: How Indie Authors Can Survive and Thrive | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
For indie (self-published) authors, there's never been a better time to publish an ebook.
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Steve Jobs' Publishing Strategy is Imprinted on Apple's Ebook Settlement - PrivacyNet

Steve Jobs' Publishing Strategy is Imprinted on Apple's Ebook Settlement - PrivacyNet | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Following an agreement to repay its customers $400 million in compensation for Apple’s attempt to fix the price of ebooks, a federal judge has upheld the settlement terms.
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Never got an Autograph from your Favorite Author? B&N Has you Covered

Never got an Autograph from your Favorite Author? B&N Has you Covered | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Serious readers have their favorite fiction or non-fiction authors and getting their autograph can be tremendously fulfilling. If you don't live in a major
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Artificial Scarcity vs Organic Abundance – Why I am Abandoning eBooks

Artificial Scarcity vs Organic Abundance – Why I am Abandoning eBooks | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it

There are more eBooks being produced on a yearly basis from publishers and indie authors then at any point in human history. There simply is too much content in the digital world for any sane person to browse and hopefully find the next great read.  Books in the digital realm are stacked right next to each other, you can’t filter out self-published titles from traditionally published ones. In the next few years millions of additional books will be published and submitted to Amazon, they will generate a ton of money at the further expense of book discovery and the quality of product.

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Kobo Sees Opportunities for Self-publishing in Europe

Kobo Sees Opportunities for Self-publishing in Europe | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Camille Mofidi of Kobo Writing Life explains how the platform is helping writers in France, Germany and Italy leverage self-publishing opportunities.

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FBReader on rollApp

FBReader on rollApp | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Intuitive and handy ebook reader. Supports ebook formats: ePub, fb2, mobi, html, plain text. Provides access to network libraries.
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Settlement in Apple Case Over E-Books Is Approved - New York Times

Settlement in Apple Case Over E-Books Is Approved - New York Times | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
A deal in the antitrust case would give consumers $400 million in cash and e-book credits, and lawyers $50 million. But an appeal is still pending.
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Get seven free ebooks when you download the free NOOK® Reading App

Get seven free ebooks when you download the free NOOK® Reading App | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
NOOK, by Barnes and Noble, is one of the world’s largest bookstores. They’re passionate about reading for everyone and offer a vast range of more than 3 million books, magazines and newspapers.
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Self-publishing's vices and virtues - The Guardian (blog)

Self-publishing's vices and virtues - The Guardian (blog) | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Alison Baverstock: Research has taught me three main weaknesses in this new way to issue books, but also revealed some less acknowledged strengths
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Oyster Turns Web Publisher | Digital Book World

Oyster Turns Web Publisher | Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The subscription ebook service turns web publisher with an online literary magazine, Simon & Schuster widens its library ebook program plus more news.
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Three iPad Apps for Creating Multimedia eBooks

Three iPad Apps for Creating Multimedia eBooks | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
One of my favorite things about iPads and the web in general is the ease with which anyone can create a multimedia product. Teachers can create and organize multimedia reference materials for stude...
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Best ereaders you can buy in 2014: read ebooks for under £50 - PC Advisor

Best ereaders you can buy in 2014: read ebooks for under £50 - PC Advisor | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Reading books on an ereader is just like a real book, but most ereaders are smaller and lighter. They offer other benefits, too, such as near-instant book downloads and built-in dictionaries. Here's our guide to the best ereaders to buy right now.
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Apple's $450 million ebook settlement receives final court approval

Apple has received final court approval to settle a class-action lawsuit over claims that it harmed consumers by fixing the price of ebooks, according to Reuters. The settlement could have Apple...
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