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Should Justice Drop the Apple Ebook Lawsuit? - TIME

Should Justice Drop the Apple Ebook Lawsuit? - TIME | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
TIMEShould Justice Drop the Apple Ebook Lawsuit?TIMEThe strategy more or less worked: Once the publishers had the agreement with Apple, Amazon was forced to accept the agency model or forgo selling some of the most popular releases.
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Nielsen: tablet users ditching PCs and ereaders

Nielsen: tablet users ditching PCs and ereaders | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
New figures Nielsen show consumers like tablets for portability, and they're increasingly using them instead of PCs, ereaders, and portable media players.
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Libraries, Give Us Kindles and iPhones - Library Journal (blog)

Libraries, Give Us Kindles and iPhones - Library Journal (blog) | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
Libraries, Give Us Kindles and iPhonesLibrary Journal (blog)A column in last week's Philadelphia Inquirer about how libraries' “experts on call” – presumably, reference librarians – were a dying breed.
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eReaders. A warning from Radio | @johnco online

RT @johnco: New on my blog: eReaders.A warning from Radio: http://t.co/b6N8FRnN...
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Regular Book or eReader? - Page 2 - Bearville Insider Forum

Regular Book or eReader? Polls (Regular Book or eReader?
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eBook update | The Way Forward

eBook update | The Way Forward | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
A while back on my to-do list, I mentioned that eBooks of some sort were on our horizon at school.
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Tor eBooks are now DRM Free | Good E-Reader - ebook Reader and Digital Publishing News

Tor eBooks are now DRM Free | Good E-Reader - ebook Reader and Digital Publishing News | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
TOR and Forge books have now completely shed their eBook encryption on everything they sell.
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NYT: Amazon Is Working On A Larger Version Of The Kindle Fire ...

NYT: Amazon Is Working On A Larger Version Of The Kindle Fire ... | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
The New York Times has finally jumped on the iPad Mini rumor mill with a new report about the size and expected release date sometime of the device. The publication failed to surface any new details about the smaller iPad, ...
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Ebooks Lawsuit Could Wipe Out Publishing Industry, Charles Schumer Says | Business | TIME.com

Ebooks Lawsuit Could Wipe Out Publishing Industry, Charles Schumer Says | Business | TIME.com | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
The Department of Justice’s lawsuit against Apple and major book publishers “sounds plausible on its face, [but] could wipe out the publishing industry as we know it, making it much harder for young authors to get published,” New York Senator...
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eBooks Now ‘Dominant Single Format’ in Adult Fiction Sales - GalleyCat

eBooks Now ‘Dominant Single Format’ in Adult Fiction Sales - GalleyCat | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
eBooks Now ‘Dominant Single Format’ in Adult Fiction Sales (RT @GalleyCat: Digital books are now “the dominant single format” for adult fiction sales: http://t.co/S87QTLSt...)...
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The rise and rise of the e-book - Independent Online

The rise and rise of the e-book - Independent Online | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
Independent OnlineThe rise and rise of the e-bookIndependent OnlineNet sales of e-books jumped to 15 percent of the market in 2011 from six percent in 2010, according to a report by the Association of American Publishers and the Book Industry Study...
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Class eBooks

Class eBooks | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
This was our first eBook created using Apple's iBooks Author program.  We have had this eBook downloaded over 1600 times in twenty different countries. (@teachwtechbrox downloads are going great. We are at 3308 total for all 3 iBooks.
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academic libraries - What makes a successful digital scholarship centre? - Libraries and Information Science Beta - Stack Exchange

RT @tjowens: Great pragmatic response to "What makes a successful digital scholarship centre?
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Amazon plans to expand beyond e-readers, offer more tablets

Amazon plans to expand beyond e-readers, offer more tablets | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
Amazon.com Inc. plans to expand its mobile platform and broaden its offering of devices beyond e-readers and the Kindle Fire tablet, analysts, developers and retail partners said ahead of results next week from the world's largest Internet...
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Ebooks are 30% of US Adult Fiction Sales | The Passive Voice

Ebooks are 30% of US Adult Fiction Sales | The Passive Voice | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
From The Bookseller: US publishers' sales of e-books more than doubled in 2011, meaning that the digital book is now the dominant single format within the trade sector’s adult fiction category, representing 30% of all adult fiction book sales.
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Amazon's the villain, not Apple, e-book sellers say

Amazon's the villain, not Apple, e-book sellers say | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
The DOJ should be after Amazon for illegal business practices, not Apple and the major book publishers, say many of the people who filed public comments on the issue. But many of those who commented are book store owners.
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Bearville Insider Forum

Visit our forum for for Bear Ville cheats, Codes, secrets, forums, guides, info for bearville.com and more! (Regular Book or eReader?
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McKenzie speaks out on 20p e-books | The Bookseller

McKenzie speaks out on 20p e-books | The Bookseller | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
Book Publishing Industry News. Regular news updates from The Bookseller's news desk.
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Call to 'move libraries into 21st century' sparks ebook lending review

Call to 'move libraries into 21st century' sparks ebook lending review | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
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Survey Shows Growing Strength of E-Books

Survey Shows Growing Strength of E-Books | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
The e-book format became the most popular one for adult fiction in 2011, surpassing hardcover books and paperbacks, according to an annual survey. Net revenue from e-book sales over all more than doubled from 2010.
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eReader Guide - eBook Reader Buying Advice and e Reader News | LAPTOP

eReader Guide - eBook Reader Buying Advice and e Reader News | LAPTOP | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
Find the right eReader for you or make the most of the eReader you have with tips from LAPTOP Magazine.
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Adult fiction ebooks outsold hardcovers in 2011-survey - Reuters

Adult fiction ebooks outsold hardcovers in 2011-surveyReutersNEW YORK, July 18 (Reuters) - Electronic books more than doubled in popularity in 2011, with ebooks outselling hardcover books in adult fiction for the first time, according to a survey...
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Are eBooks Too Cheap?

Are eBooks Too Cheap? | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
By Melissa Foster for IndieReader There’s a lot of controversy circulating throughout the publishing industry about the pricing of ebooks, and it’s a significant topic that warrants discussion.
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Library Tech Network

Library Tech Network | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
Lending eReaders at the Burleson Public Library – a poster session at TechNet2012 Library Tech Conference #ntxlibconf http://t.co/RPWeyZq9...
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Sarah Waters among authors threatening action over 'Big Society' lending libraries - Telegraph

Sarah Waters among authors threatening action over 'Big Society' lending libraries  - Telegraph | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
Authors are threatening to take legal action against the Government if they are not paid royalties by libraries run by ‘Big Society’ type organisations.
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