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The Starred Review App | ShelfTalker

The Starred Review App | ShelfTalker | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
What if there were an app alerting readers to book review stars?
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Kobo is taking over Exclusive Books eBook Business

Kobo is taking over Exclusive Books eBook Business | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Kobo has just announced that they have come to terms to take over the e-book business unit of Exclusive Books. They will be gravitating everyone who purchased
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Apps, Tools & Plugins for Indie Authors - Part 1 

Apps, Tools & Plugins for Indie Authors - Part 1  | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Here's a list of apps, tools, extensions, and plugins that can actually help indie authors and not further distract or hinder them in their work.
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Cambridge University Press: A Marked Improvement in MARC Records

Cambridge University Press: A Marked Improvement in MARC Records | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
In a major focus on its metadata, Cambridge University Press is working this year to improve the discoverability of its material for library users.
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What Are the Benefits of the IDPF-W3C Merger? 

What Are the Benefits of the IDPF-W3C Merger?  | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
What does the merger between IDPF and W3C mean for the book publishing industry? Bill McCoy, executive director of the IDPF, weighs in.
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Millennials: A Generation Of Page-Turners

Millennials: A Generation Of Page-Turners | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Surprise: Millennials are outreading their elders, and print books remain their format of choice.
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Business Musings: All Romance Ebooks & Visions of The Future Part Two

Business Musings: All Romance Ebooks & Visions of The Future Part Two | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
I’m not here to discuss the merits or lack thereof of Booktrope or ARe. I did that in other posts. What I need to discuss here is the future.

You see, these closures were right on time. And seve…
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Bill Rosenblatt: What does ownership mean in the digital age?

Bill Rosenblatt: What does ownership mean in the digital age? | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The End of Ownership is the most important book in the digital copyright field in 2016. It poses lots of important questions about what “property” really means in the digital age and what should be done about it in law.
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Older versions of Adobe Digital Editions are no longer compatible with Overdrive

Older versions of Adobe Digital Editions are no longer compatible with Overdrive | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Adobe Digital Editions is a piece of software that allow you to transfer e-books you borrowed from the library or another bookstore and allow you to transfer
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There are now 5 Million Amazon Kindle eBooks

There are now 5 Million Amazon Kindle eBooks | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Amazon is celebrating their ten year anniversary of the Kindle in November, but the Seattle company has already hit a major milestone. The total number of e
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Print Sales Increase by 3.3% in 2016

Print Sales Increase by 3.3% in 2016 | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The publishing industry has faced a tumultuous year with the election cycle, the decreased demand for adult coloring books and the lack of a breakout bestseller
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White Paper from Iptor: Top Ways Book Publishers Can Use Technology

White Paper from Iptor: Top Ways Book Publishers Can Use Technology | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Download the free white paper, sponsored by Iptor Supply Chain Systems, on the 5 key ways book publishers can use technology to improve their business today
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How Publishers Can Boost the Value of Intellectual Property

How Publishers Can Boost the Value of Intellectual Property | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
What if a publisher's IP isn't just content but organizational, too? A key consultant says publishing needs a reproducible process to harness creative ideas
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All Is Not Well with the IDPF W3C Merger

All Is Not Well with the IDPF W3C Merger | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The publishing industry has been watching from the sidelines for the better half of a year, waiting to see what will happen to the IDPF's proposed merger with
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Pronoun Announces Changes to their Royalty Rates and New Author Pages

Pronoun Announces Changes to their Royalty Rates and New Author Pages | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Pronoun is a free self-publishing platform and they have just announced that they have increased the royalty rates for indie authors. They have also introduced
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How to win at publishing now: 10 tips from the FutureBook Awards | The Bookseller

How to win at publishing now: 10 tips from the FutureBook Awards | The Bookseller | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
What skills and behaviours do you need to become a leading light in the publishing industry? Bec Evans interviews this year's FutureBook Award winners to find out.
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Pearson to slash e-book rental prices by 50% in digital push 

Pearson to slash e-book rental prices by 50% in digital push  | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Pearson plans to launch its own print rental program for courseware and reduce e-book rental prices by up to 50% as it bids to accelerate its shift to digital.
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A New Year's Digital Strategy For Book Publishers: Love The Ones You're With

A New Year's Digital Strategy For Book Publishers: Love The Ones You're With | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
To all the book publishers out there, I hope your January kick-off meetings went well. No doubt they were filled with colourful PowerPoints, messy whit
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Readers Borrow Record Number of eBooks and Audiobooks from the Library in 2016

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November 2016 Bookselling and Digital Publishing Report

November 2016 Bookselling and Digital Publishing Report | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The digital publishing and traditional bookselling industry normally take a really long time to report their sales and research data to the public. These
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Does Publishing Have a Future without Amazon?

Does Publishing Have a Future without Amazon? | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
With the end of a pretty rough year behind us and the first few weeks of 2017 under our belts, it's a good time to take a deep breathe and take stock of the
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A Global View on Kobo

A Global View on Kobo | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Chances are you already know Kobo is a global company. But did you know that Kobo has merchandisers around the globe creating unique web store views in the major global territories? Did you know that the merchandisers in Canada might have special features on Books by Canucks, or the merchandisers in New Zealand have a…
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Barnes and Noble Removes $50 Nook Tablet From Store Shelves

Barnes and Noble Removes $50 Nook Tablet From Store Shelves | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Barnes and Noble has suspended selling their new $50 Nook Tablet that they introduced late last year. All 650 stores are no longer able to sell new devices and
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Here’s another way digital could complement print

Here’s another way digital could complement print | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
As I’ve said before, the publishing industry needs to get beyond the current “print or digital” mindset and instead explore ways for one to complement the other. Plenty of industry stats show that most readers are comfortable with eithe
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How We Can Better Merge Print and Digital Books

How We Can Better Merge Print and Digital Books | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Google, Amazon and Apple are well positioned to offer the sort of print highlight to digital conversion service for books that's described in this DBW post.
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