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Amazon begins issuing credits from e-book lawsuit - 9NEWS.com

Amazon begins issuing credits from e-book lawsuit - 9NEWS.com | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
ReadWrite Amazon begins issuing credits from e-book lawsuit 9NEWS.com If you've bought an e-book, you might be getting some money back.
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Calibre 2.65.1 update: Kobo Aura One, Aura Edition 2 now have a driver

Calibre 2.65.1 update: Kobo Aura One, Aura Edition 2 now have a driver | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Owners of the new water-proof 7.8-inch Aura One from Kobo will be able to download Calibre 2.65.1 and get a driver that recognize their ereaders. Hooray! Calibre can convert regular ePub to KePub, the tweak which runs more smoothly on Kobo machines than regular ePub. Of course, I'd rather that this complication not exist. What's…
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No power or running water – but digital books galore

No power or running water – but digital books galore | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
In the town of Rwinkwavu, technology is giving children access to hundreds of books and helping to empower adults
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Penguin Random House and NYC's MTA Partner on Ebook Promotion

Penguin Random House and NYC's MTA Partner on Ebook Promotion | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Penguin Random House has teamed up with New York City's MTA to launch a free ebook promotion for the city's subway riders.
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For Publishers Looking to Make Inroads into Big Data, Bundling is Key

For Publishers Looking to Make Inroads into Big Data, Bundling is Key | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Two Carnegie Mellon professors underline the importance to publishers of collecting data that tracks customer behavior.
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International Industry Notes: World's Largest Publishers

International Industry Notes: World's Largest Publishers | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
With China making a strong showing, a new ranking of 2015 revenue demonstrates the "Big Five" aren't necessarily largest when all sectors are considered.
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Can Google Help Translate a Classic Novel?

Can Google Help Translate a Classic Novel? | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Esther Allen talks about the six-year process of translating the classic Argentine novel Zama, which is finally available to U.S. readers 50 years after its original publication.
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Japanese and American Publishing Executives Explore Closer Ties

Japanese and American Publishing Executives Explore Closer Ties | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
A recent dinner in New York is seen as a first step in opening a new dialogue between the countries' publishers.
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How to Sell Books into Gift Shops

How to Sell Books into Gift Shops | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The National Park Service turned 100 on August 25, 2016. Given this historic milestone, it seems appropriate to talk about how publishers can sell books through gift shops at parks and historic sites. Gift shops offer a significant opportunity to publishers, particularly those that create educational content about local history. Millions of consumers visit national …
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The World's 52 Largest Book Publishers, 2016 - Or the Big Five Aren't as Big as You Think

The World's 52 Largest Book Publishers, 2016 - Or the Big Five Aren't as Big as You Think | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
It's time for a semi-annual reminder that the Big Five US trade publishers aren't as big as news coverage would lead you to you believe.
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Does Anyone Actually Use Cloud Reading Apps?

Does Anyone Actually Use Cloud Reading Apps? | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
A few years back Amazon, and the trailing trio (Kobo, Google, and B&N) all released cloud reading apps.
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11 animated gifs book geeks will love to share

11 animated gifs book geeks will love to share | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The most awesome animated gifs about books: pets and books, golden thoughts, funny situations, and more!
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Kobo continues to express interest in the audiobook business

Kobo continues to express interest in the audiobook business | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Kobo has a massive portfolio of over 5 million eBooks and magazines and serves millions of users across the world. The Canadian based company has expressed interest in the audiobook business for the last year and it looks like they offering them as soon as next year. The Kobo Insiders program is a private community [...]
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Global Publishing Leaders 2016: Oxford University Press

Global Publishing Leaders 2016: Oxford University Press | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Oxford University Press dates back to the earliest days of printing.
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I’m blind. Kindle text to speech has been a nightmare to master—here’s how to fix this

I’m blind. Kindle text to speech has been a nightmare to master—here’s how to fix this | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
By David Faucheux, a freelance audiobook reviewer for Library Journal. The views are only his and not necessarily LJ's. I've been blind most of my life. But I hold a masters degree in library and information science and am comfortable with tech although I'm not a full-fledged expert. TeleRead asked me in July if I would consider reviewing the recently…
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Publishers Appeal GSU Copyright Case

Publishers Appeal GSU Copyright Case | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
For the second time in eight years of contentious litigation, three academic publishers have appealed a key fair use decision involving the use of unlicensed digitized course readings on college campuses to the U.S. Court of Appeals.
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Beijing Book Fair: Market Opportunities for Everyone

Beijing Book Fair: Market Opportunities for Everyone | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Overseas exhibitors were happy to see that the huge Chinese book market remains positive and open with business opportunities for different segments of the industry.
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Saraband's Sara Hunt: The State of Independent Publishing

Saraband's Sara Hunt: The State of Independent Publishing | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
With readers wooed by 'global entertainment, 'an independent press like Saraband, home to a Man Booker longlisted novel, needs 'a little bit more traction.'
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5 Traffic-Growing On-Page Optimization Tips for Publishers 

5 Traffic-Growing On-Page Optimization Tips for Publishers  | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Learn on-page optimization tactics that can prepare your content to rank for a variety of directly related search terms and maximize your traffic potential.
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Berlin's Intl. Literature Festival: Citywide Events, Worldwide Reading

Berlin's Intl. Literature Festival: Citywide Events, Worldwide Reading | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
More than 216 authors from more than 30 countries are part of 2016's International Literature Festival Berlin, which opens September 7.
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Helping children succeed: how the publishing industry can engage reluctant readers 

Helping children succeed: how the publishing industry can engage reluctant readers  | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
David Salariya, founder of The Salariya Book Company, gives tips on how publishers can engage reluctant readers.
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Draft2Digital Test Drive for Indie Authors 

Draft2Digital Test Drive for Indie Authors  | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Is the growing eBook file converter and distributor Draft2Digital as easy and fast as its advocates say it is?… To find out, I took it for a test run to compare it with its closest counterpart, Smashwords, the leading eBook “aggregator”. An eBook aggregator converts word processing files—preferably Microsoft Word files—into a variety of eBook... [Read More]
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How the Panama Papers Show Publishers the Value of Big Data

How the Panama Papers Show Publishers the Value of Big Data | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The release of the Panama Papers unveiled a global conspiracy of tax evasion and money laundering and points to the value of big data for publishers.
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Belgians are Hunting Books, Instead of Pokemon

Belgians are Hunting Books, Instead of Pokemon | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Here's a new mobile game for those who have books to give away and no interest in Pokemon Go.
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Audible Unveils New Content Focusing on Famous Letters

Audible Unveils New Content Focusing on Famous Letters | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Audible has been making audiobooks lately of some very unconventional things. Nothing personifies their new direction then the new partnership with The National Archives and Bloomsbury. Right now you can listen to letters written by Churchill, Catherine Howard, ‘Jack the Ripper’, the Ford Dagenham women and more. Audible, The National Archives and Bloomsbury today debut [...]
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Amazon to open a Bookstore in Chicago

Amazon to open a Bookstore in Chicago | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Amazon has always been an online bookseller and many people claim that they drove Borders out of business and contributed to the decline in Barnes and Noble’s retail sales. Amazon has experimented with a series of physical bookstores in Seattle, New York and San Diego. They will soon be opening up a location in Portland [...]
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