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Print books preferred to iPad ebooks by both parents and kids in survey

Print books preferred to iPad ebooks by both parents and kids in survey | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
Despite their convenience, not everyone prefers ebooks to print, and a new survey offers further evidence that traditional books may not be going away so soon. The Joan Ganz Cooney Center surveyed...
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Digital fiction book sales soar, Publishers Association says - BBC News

Digital fiction book sales soar, Publishers Association says - BBC News | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
BBC NewsDigital fiction book sales soar, Publishers Association saysBBC NewsA "huge increase" in the value of digital book sales in the UK has been announced by trade organisation the Publishers Association.
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Hachette to Merely Double the Price of Library eBooks, not Triple ...

Hachette to Merely Double the Price of Library eBooks, not Triple ... | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
On Thursday of last week I and many other blogs posted about an email from library ebook distributor OverDrive. They wee passing along the bad news that Hachette would soon be tripling the prices that libraries would have ...
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Ebook price war sees discounts reach 97% - The Guardian

Ebook price war sees discounts reach 97% - The Guardian | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
The GuardianEbook price war sees discounts reach 97%The GuardianBestselling ebooks by authors including Jeffrey Archer and James Herbert are being sold for just 20p from Sony and Amazon's digital stores, prompting concerns from writers that the...
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Library eBooks Take Center Stage at National Book Festival

Library eBooks Take Center Stage at National Book Festival | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
Of course, the Digital Bookmobile will be there front and center, showing visitors how to join the growing trend of borrowing eBooks and audiobooks from schools and libraries throughout the United States and around the ...
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Kobo Inks Deal With UK Booksellers Association, Building on Momentum From ... - Digital Book World

Kobo Inks Deal With UK Booksellers Association, Building on Momentum From ... - Digital Book World | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
The AgeKobo Inks Deal With UK Booksellers Association, Building on Momentum From ...Digital Book WorldBuilding on its momentum from a recently signed deal with the American Booksellers Association that could see Kobo devices and e-books sold in...
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Parents and Children Prefer Reading Print Books Together Over E-Books, Study ... - Digital Book World

Parents and Children Prefer Reading Print Books Together Over E-Books, Study ... - Digital Book World | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
Parents and Children Prefer Reading Print Books Together Over E-Books, Study ...Digital Book WorldNearly three-quarters of iPad owners who read e-books with their children prefer reading print books with them to e-books; and about half of children...
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Roald Dahl Kids Titles Making the Transition to eBooks - Good E-Reader (blog)

Roald Dahl Kids Titles Making the Transition to eBooks - Good E-Reader (blog) | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
Roald Dahl Kids Titles Making the Transition to eBooksGood E-Reader (blog)The full list of new eBook titles include; James and the Giant Peach, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator, Danny, Champion of the World, ...
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Ebook price drops begin — and Apple is discounting, too ...

Ebook price drops begin — and Apple is discounting, too ... | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
Just a few days after the approval of the DOJ's ebook settlement, HarperCollins has entered into new contracts with ebook retailers, and they're already discounting its titles. What kinds of deals will you get?
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Choosing the Best E-Reader … for me, and for you | TeleRead ...

Choosing the Best E-Reader … for me, and for you | TeleRead ... | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
TeleRead - News and views on ebooks, libraries, publishing and related topics. HOME| · AROUND THE WORLD| · EREADERS| · LIBRARY| · COPYRIGHT| · PUBLISHING. More on TechnologyTell: Gadget News | Apple News ...
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Libraries Go Direct To Indie Authors, Rather Than Deal With Big Publisher ... - Techdirt

Libraries Go Direct To Indie Authors, Rather Than Deal With Big Publisher ... - Techdirt | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
Libraries Go Direct To Indie Authors, Rather Than Deal With Big Publisher ...TechdirtIt is no secret that many people in the Big Six publishing houses do not understand or do not care for the lending of ebooks.
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Amazon Unleashes Immersion Reading and Whispersync for Voice | Good E-Reader - ebook Reader and Digital Publishing News

Amazon Unleashes Immersion Reading and Whispersync for Voice | Good E-Reader - ebook Reader and Digital Publishing News | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
Amazon has released two new features that will be critical for the new Kindle Fire HD series of tablets.
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eBooks raise issues for libraries

eBooks raise issues for libraries | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
Because ebook questions and comments are on the forefront of the questions and comments received during our strategic planning process, we’re featuring a guest columnist, Matthew Williams, director of the Kearney Public Library, who is active in...
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Why eBooks won’t rule the Earth - GeekWire

Why eBooks won’t rule the Earth - GeekWire | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
While eBook stats are impressive, the march from paper book to eBook for all books is not inevitable. Some will skip eBook - or stay paper.
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Can e-book sellers survive the tablet war? - Sydney Morning Herald (blog)

Can e-book sellers survive the tablet war? - Sydney Morning Herald (blog) | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
Sydney Morning Herald (blog)Can e-book sellers survive the tablet war?
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Harvard Business Review Makes Its E-Books DRM-Free…Sort Of ...

Harvard Business Review Makes Its E-Books DRM-Free…Sort Of ... | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
O'Reilly has been DRM-free forever, too, and Tor just started recently. But an interesting quirk of the model is that HBR seems to be taking a sort of “hybrid” approach. The cheaper editions of its e-books it sells via Amazon and ...
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Print books preferred to iPad ebooks by both parents and kids in survey

Print books preferred to iPad ebooks by both parents and kids in survey | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
Despite their convenience, not everyone prefers ebooks to print, and a new survey offers further evidence that traditional books may not be going away so soon. The Joan Ganz Cooney Center surveyed...
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OverDrive Takes E-Book Borrowing on the Road with Digital Bookmobile - Digital Book World

OverDrive Takes E-Book Borrowing on the Road with Digital Bookmobile - Digital Book World | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
OverDrive Takes E-Book Borrowing on the Road with Digital BookmobileDigital Book WorldMillions of students and library patrons around the country are borrowing eBooks and audiobooks from schools and libraries, and at the National Book Festival visitors...
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Sales Of E-Books For Kids Have Exploded This Year - Business Insider

Sales Of E-Books For Kids Have Exploded This Year - Business Insider | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
Business InsiderSales Of E-Books For Kids Have Exploded This YearBusiness InsiderSales of children's e-books nearly tripled over the first six months of this year compared with the same period in 2011, figures from the Publishers Association (PA)...
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Ebook price hike causes friction between publisher and libraries - The Verge

Ebook price hike causes friction between publisher and libraries - The Verge | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
Ebook price hike causes friction between publisher and librariesThe VergeThe American Library Association has denounced publisher Hachette for an impending price hike that would more than triple the cost of backlisted ebook titles.
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Bye Bye $9.99 and Price Competition in eBooks - The Digital Reader

Bye Bye $9.99 and Price Competition in eBooks - The Digital Reader | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
The mantra for many ebookers over the past year or so was “get rid of agency pricing and bring back lower ebook prices based on competition.” These ebookers are ecstatic over the approval of the settlement terms in the ...
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Government's e-book case helps Amazon build toward a monopoly

Government's e-book case helps Amazon build toward a monopoly | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
Everyone knows that new technologies can upend old industries, whether the victims are makers of horse-drawn carriages or television broadcasters.
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A Mixed First Half - Publishers Weekly

A Mixed First Half - Publishers Weekly | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
A Mixed First HalfPublishers WeeklyE-book sales accounted for roughly 20% of worldwide revenue in the first half of 2012 at four of the five large publishers that reported six-month results in recent weeks.
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Lulu Blog » Are eBooks a Viable Option for the Classroom?

As the last days of summer sublimely trickle away, a good portion of the population returns to school. But first, they must do the necessary shopping. New clothes, some unsharpened pencils, Binders, notebooks, and, for an ...
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E-book settlement has publishing world in turmoil - Los Angeles Times

E-book settlement has publishing world in turmoil - Los Angeles Times | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
Los Angeles TimesE-book settlement has publishing world in turmoilLos Angeles TimesPublishing insiders worry that a decisive court ruling benefiting retailer Amazon.com Inc.
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Ebooks aren't marketing novelties anymore « Tech Catcher

Ebooks aren't marketing novelties anymore « Tech Catcher | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
Last week marked my official bid of farewell to my membership at MobileRead.com, an ebook-dedicated site that I have participated in, as a member and a bookseller, since 2006. MobileRead was a great source of ...
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