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Ebook readers underline the popularity of classic quotes - The Times (subscription)

Ebook readers underline the popularity of classic quotes - The Times (subscription) | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Underlining passages in a favourite book has traditionally been a private act and no more
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The Self Publishing Misunderstanding

The Self Publishing Misunderstanding | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Whenever I read anything about self publishing, I always get the feeling that it's is being compared to traditional publishing. You know how it goes. Self
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A new way to read: E-book includes a video series, magazine and more - Today.com

A new way to read: E-book includes a video series, magazine and more - Today.com | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
On its face, the new book "Find Me I'm Yours" sounds like your standard fare about a 24-year-old navigating life and love in the big city...
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Skoobe Expands Into Spain

Skoobe Expands Into Spain | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
With local services largely focused on a specific countries, Europe doesn’t have a subscription ebook market nearly as competitive as that of the US. But that is slowly beginning to change.

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The Cost of eBooks to Dramatically Increase in 2015

The Cost of eBooks to Dramatically Increase in 2015 | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The cost of eBooks are poised to dramatically increase at the beginning of the new year, due to changes in VAT. Readers will end up having to pay anywhere from 17% to 25% more on each title, depending on the country they live in.

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Check It Out with Peter Brantley: New Standards for E-book Distribution

Check It Out with Peter Brantley: New Standards for E-book Distribution | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
In a fast-changing industry like publishing, the simple things are often the most useful.

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30 funniest cartoons about ebooks and digital reading

30 funniest cartoons about ebooks and digital reading | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
A list of the funniest comic strips and cartoons about ebooks, e-readers, and reading in digital times.
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Publishers Adopt Lexile Reading Metric to Level Children's Content | Digital Book World

Publishers Adopt Lexile Reading Metric to Level Children's Content | Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Related: Publishers Launch Kids Explores the Cutting Edge of Children's Publishing at Digital Book World 2015 [Press Release] HarperCollins, Penguin
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Ebooks suck for learning

Ebooks suck for learning | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
On Twitter earlier I said this here thing: There’s an implicit assumption in publishing commentary that the trajectory of media evolution (books, ebooks, websites, apps) is a known. That the long-t...
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There is no war between Amazon and Traditional Publishing

There is no war between Amazon and Traditional Publishing | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
There will never be peace in the war between Amazon and traditional publishing because there is no war. One of the defining qualities of the current dispute between Amazon and Hachette is just how ...
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Adobe's e-reader software dials back data collection after privacy uproar, EFF ... - PCWorld

Adobe's e-reader software dials back data collection after privacy uproar, EFF ... - PCWorld | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Digital Editions 4.0.1 doesn't send data on e-books without DRM and uses encryption
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The Most Popular Passages in Books, According to Kindle Data - The Atlantic

The Most Popular Passages in Books, According to Kindle Data - The Atlantic | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Highlights from Pride and Prejudice, The Hunger Games, The Bible—and all of Harry Potter
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What We Can Learn From The Adobe E-Reader Mess - EFF

What We Can Learn From The Adobe E-Reader Mess - EFF | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Earlier this month we wrote about potential malicious behavior in Adobe's e-reader software, “Digital Editions.” There were several independent reports claiming that Adobe's software was sending back to Adobe–in the clear–a list of books read in...
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Which E-Book Publisher Is Right for You?

Which E-Book Publisher Is Right for You? | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
While many authors report excellent experiences with the various companies listed here, it’s always important to read the fine print to determine kwhich service is right for your book—and your budget.
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Danish ebook platform Riidr acquired by publisher JP/Politikens Hus - ArcticStartup

Danish ebook platform Riidr acquired by publisher JP/Politikens Hus - ArcticStartup | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Danish ebook platform Riidr acquired by publisher JP/Politikens Hus ArcticStartup Back in 2010 as the ebook adoption rate was increasing in the Nordics, Danish e-book platform Riidr started making some noise with their marketplace for digital books...
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Apple Decreases Review Times on New eBooks

Apple Decreases Review Times on New eBooks | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Apple has dispatched an email to authors who publish through iBooks, informing them on a number of new policy changes. The first, is to decrease the amount of time that the editorial staff approves for new titles for inclusion into the Apple Bookstore, it went from ten days to one business change. The second should really help authors in giving out free copies of their digital book for review, with 250 promo codes.

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A “Critical Moment” for Ebook Subscription Services

We need innovation, and Kindle Unlimited might not be publishers’ best option, argues 24symbols co-founder, Justo Hidalgo.
The post A “Critical Moment” for Ebook Subscription Services appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

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What Book Should You Read Next? Putting Librarians And Algorithms To The Test

What Book Should You Read Next? Putting Librarians And Algorithms To The Test | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
More and more, computer-generated recommendations run our lives. But are they really the best way to expand your cultural horizons?

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The ebook industry needs to make reading more social - BetaNews

The ebook industry needs to make reading more social - BetaNews | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The music, film and TV industries have all undergone radical transformations over the last fifteen years. In contrast, the publishing industry is only now feeling the full force of technological change.
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Book minnow opens new chapter in publishing - Telegraph.co.uk

Book minnow opens new chapter in publishing - Telegraph.co.uk | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Growth of self-publishing company Blurb has surprised even its boss, who now believes it threatens traditional players, writes Andrew Cave
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How to encourage children to read (infographic)

How to encourage children to read (infographic) | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Reading is the best known way to train the mind to focus. That’s why it’s extremely important to keep kids love books. These days, children get…
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E-Reading's Social Future Means More Than Subscription Ebooks | Digital Book World

E-Reading's Social Future Means More Than Subscription Ebooks | Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Bookmate's founder on why subscription ebooks alone won't cut it, Amazon says it botched Fire Phone pricing and more of today's top headlines.
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The book in every Iranian home - BBC News

The book in every Iranian home - BBC News | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The works of the 14th Century poet Hafez are found in almost every Iranian home - more than 600 years after his death the writer still offers an insight into his country's identity.
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Parable Books Closes Their Christian eBook Store - Good E-Reader (blog)

Parable Books Closes Their Christian eBook Store - Good E-Reader (blog) | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Parable Books has just closed their online digital bookstore and will no longer be selling eBooks. The Christian company has declared that their users had
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Mass Market Paperback: Not Dead Yet

Mass Market Paperback: Not Dead Yet | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
When sales of e-books doubled in 2011 over 2010, it seemed as if the mass market paperback format might quickly sink into oblivion.
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