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Kobo launches 3 new ereaders just hours before Amazon's big reveal - VentureBeat

Kobo launches 3 new ereaders just hours before Amazon's big reveal - VentureBeat | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
VentureBeatKobo launches 3 new ereaders just hours before Amazon's big revealVentureBeatKobo hasn't had the visibility of big e-reading players Amazon and Barnes & Noble, but it still puts out a decent set of products.
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Hands on Review of the Kobo Glo - Good E-Reader (blog)

Hands on Review of the Kobo Glo - Good E-Reader (blog) | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
BBC NewsHands on Review of the Kobo GloGood E-Reader (blog)This new e-reader continues the industry wide trend of brightening up the display screen to allow customers to read their eBooks in any environment.
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Why Not Carry Different E-Book Readers? - New York Times (blog)

Why Not Carry Different E-Book Readers? - New York Times (blog) | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
Why Not Carry Different E-Book Readers?New York Times (blog)I felt compelled to say something as a follow-up to your recent article on “lock-in” in digital book collections. I want to comment on a way that sidesteps the whole idea of lock-in.
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Des Moines library first in Iowa to offer 3M Cloud system for e-books - DesMoinesRegister.com

Des Moines library first in Iowa to offer 3M Cloud system for e-books - DesMoinesRegister.com | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
Des Moines library first in Iowa to offer 3M Cloud system for e-booksDesMoinesRegister.comWhile Des Moines launches the 3M Cloud, it will remain among the more than 200 Iowa libraries that offer e-books using WILBOR, or the West/Central Iowa...
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National Book Trust To Launch E-Book Store; Multilingual eBooks

National Book Trust To Launch E-Book Store; Multilingual eBooks | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
It looks like National Book Trust India, the autonomous publication house which w...
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Tesco buys e-book store Mobcast for £4.5m - Telegraph.co.uk

Tesco buys e-book store Mobcast for £4.5m - Telegraph.co.uk | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.ukTesco buys e-book store Mobcast for £4.5mTelegraph.co.ukWith a catalogue of more than 130,000 novels, Mobcast offers a cloud-based service that lets customers build up an eBook library without being locked-in to a single device.
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Launching an Ereader program in a school library

Launching an Ereader program in a school library | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
Last spring, I spoke on a panel of YA authors to a group of students at Everett High School. The school district allocated funding for 12 Ereaders to each school. Before the author visit, the high ...
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Apple, four publishers offer ebook concessions to avoid EU antitrust case - Computer Business Review

This is MoneyApple, four publishers offer ebook concessions to avoid EU antitrust caseComputer Business ReviewApple along with four other publishers has begun offering retailers with concessions, in an attempt to end an ongoing European Commission...
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Why genre fiction is an e-reader's best friend

Why genre fiction is an e-reader's best friend | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
Are thrillers and crime novels better suited to e-readers than more complex fiction?
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eBooks & eReaders

eBooks & eReaders | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
The Library is your source for FREE eBooks and loanable eReaders too.
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Amazon launches Kindle Direct Publishing in India - eGov monitor

Amazon launches Kindle Direct Publishing in India - eGov monitor | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
The YorkerAmazon launches Kindle Direct Publishing in IndiaeGov monitorKDP is a fast, free and easy way for authors and publishers to make their books available to Kindle customers in India and around the world on both Kindle devices and free...
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SLJ.com Reviews OverDrive School Download Library

SLJ.com Reviews OverDrive School Download Library | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
With Amazon's April 2011 announcement that it'll be teaming up with OverDrive to support ebook loans to Kindle ereaders and apps, school librarians finally have a way to set up an ebook loan program that lets students ...
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Amazon.com Selling eBooks in India - Good E-Reader (blog)

Amazon.com Selling eBooks in India - Good E-Reader (blog) | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
IBNLive.comAmazon.com Selling eBooks in IndiaGood E-Reader (blog)Authors who checked their Kindle Direct Publishing dashboards this morning found an unheralded surprise: the drop down box that lists the different international Amazon sales channels...
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A Road Map to OverDrive's Next Generation

A Road Map to OverDrive's Next Generation | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
As we've previously announced, OverDrive Read is the new browser-based eBook reading experience that provides instant access to titles from any web-connected device. Whether from a desktop or mobile device, readers ...
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Notification in iOS 6 beta hints at iBooks for Apple TV – Apple Insider ...

Notification in iOS 6 beta hints at iBooks for Apple TV – Apple Insider ... | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
The prompt tells the user that the Apple TV attempted to automatically download the iBooks content, but it could not be accessed because the device does not have the necessary software installed. Other iOS devices ...
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How to save Websites and Blog posts to an eBook for your e-Reader | Good E-Reader - ebook Reader and Digital Publishing News

How to save Websites and Blog posts to an eBook for your e-Reader | Good E-Reader - ebook Reader and Digital Publishing News | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
One of the benefits of an e-reader is being able to read while outside a WIFI Area.
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E-books make debut at Delhi Book Fair - Times of India

E-books make debut at Delhi Book Fair - Times of India | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
The HinduE-books make debut at Delhi Book FairTimes of IndiaNEW DELHI: This year's edition of the Delhi Book Fair has a lot in store for bibliophiles.
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Apple, publishers offer e-book pricing concessions to avoid antitrust suit | Apple Live Blog

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Do E-Readers Really Present a Threat to Airplanes? | TeleRead: News and views on e-books, libraries, publishing and related topics

Do E-Readers Really Present a Threat to Airplanes? | TeleRead: News and views on e-books, libraries, publishing and related topics | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
The increasingly heated national debate surrounding the use of personal electronic devices on airplanes has been chugging along steadily for years now.
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ebrary Fortifies Strategic E-book Acquisition for K-12 Libraries with ...

Media Contact: Lynn Brainard, lynn@ebrary.com or 714.771.4397 ebrary Fortifies Strategic E-book Acquisition for K-12 Libraries with Common Core Standards.
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China Miéville: Writers should welcome a future where readers remix our books

China Miéville: Writers should welcome a future where readers remix our books | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
Novelist says anti-piracy measures mooted for literature are 'disingenuous, hypocritical, ineffectual' and 'artistically philistine' (China Miéville weighs in on book piracy, author's wages & why enhanced ebooks are an 'abomination':
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