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eBooks replace paper books? Too early to draw conclusion | eBook ...

eBooks replace paper books? Too early to draw conclusion | eBook ... | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
The blooming of Kindle, Nook and other eBooks reader devices has promoted the eBooks industry in popularity, according to the BookStats' survey (which is administrated by the Book Industry Study Group and the ...
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LIBRARY NEWS: A Cloud of Books - Pagosa Daily Post

LIBRARY NEWS: A Cloud of Books - Pagosa Daily Post | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
DoorCountyDailyNews.comLIBRARY NEWS: A Cloud of BooksPagosa Daily PostLocal e-book lovers who have been frustrated by the cumbersome OverDrive system of downloading free e-books from your library will be happy to hear news that we now have a...
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Mini e-books let readers sample tasty titles - USA TODAY

Mini e-books let readers sample tasty titles - USA TODAY | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
USA TODAYMini e-books let readers sample tasty titlesUSA TODAYMini e-books are being served up this summer as bite-size appetizers for the main course to follow.
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Amazon set to launch 10-inch tablet to accompany 7-inch Kindle Fire, says Staples exec

Amazon set to launch 10-inch tablet to accompany 7-inch Kindle Fire, says Staples exec | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
Amazon is set to release new tablet models, including a 10-inch device, Reuters reports. The information is based on declarations by Staples' President of U.S. Retail, Demos Parneros, ...
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Have We Reached the End of Book Publishing As We Know It? -- New York Magazine

Have We Reached the End of Book Publishing As We Know It? -- New York Magazine | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
The book business as we know it will not be living happily ever after.
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4 Pros and Cons of Ereaders vs. Textbooks

4 Pros and Cons of Ereaders vs. Textbooks | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
With back-to-school time just around the corner, it's time to hit the bookstore. The question is whether to buy hard copy or go paperless. Check out these pros and cons of sticking to the books or going digital.
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US DOJ Defends eBook Price-Fixing Suit Against Apple, Publishers - Paul Thurrott's SuperSite for Windows

US DOJ Defends eBook Price-Fixing Suit Against Apple, Publishers - Paul Thurrott's SuperSite for Windows | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
TIMEUS DOJ Defends eBook Price-Fixing Suit Against Apple, PublishersPaul Thurrott's SuperSite for WindowsThe US Department of Justice (DOJ) this week responded to criticisms of its antitrust suit against Apple and the five biggest book publishers,...
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How Publishers Can Avoid Extinction

How Publishers Can Avoid Extinction | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
Publishers need a new operating system. Here are three core features that would make it work.
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Emily Gould Answers Our Important But Inane Questions About Buying Ebooks

Emily Gould Answers Our Important But Inane Questions About Buying Ebooks | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
Emily Gould of Emily Books answers our important but inane questions about ebooks.
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A Brief Comparison of Kindle, Nook, and iBooks for Graphic Novels ...

A Brief Comparison of Kindle, Nook, and iBooks for Graphic Novels ... | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
Earlier this week DC Comics released their first graphic novel in iBooks. The book in question was Batman: Earth One, and once I learned that it was available in 3 major ebookstores I got to wondering how it compared from ...
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Barry Diller and Explore Ebook Venture (Updated)

Barry Diller and Explore Ebook Venture (Updated) | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
Barry Diller, chairman of IAC/InterActive Corp., and producer Scott Rudin are exploring the idea of establishing a highbrow literary ebook publishing concern, according to an informed source.
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'E-books can't replace books' - The Asian Age

'E-books can't replace books' - The Asian Age | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
'E-books can't replace books'The Asian AgeAs Penguin Books India entered its 25th year, it launched the first extensive list of Indian e-books to be published internationally, by an Indian publisher.
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“Libraries, patrons, and e-books” « MPLIC Reference Highway

From the study: “Some 12% of Americans ages 16 and older who read e-books say they have borrowed an e-book from a library in the past year. Most e-book borrowers say libraries are very important to them and their ...
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Libraries see surge in e-book use - The Republic

Libraries see surge in e-book use - The Republic | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
DoorCountyDailyNews.comLibraries see surge in e-book useThe RepublicThe popularity of Nooks, Kindles, iPads and other electronic readers is prompting libraries to invest more heavily in electronic media.
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Joe Wikert's Publishing 2020 Blog: Why Aren't E-Reading Devices Smarter?

Joe Wikert's Publishing 2020 Blog: Why Aren't E-Reading Devices Smarter? | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
I'm sinking in ebook samples. I've stored so many articles that I cringe when I open Instapaper. I almost forgot I'm only halfway through Walter Isaacson's book about Steve Jobs. In fact, there are at least three other ebooks I...
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Mark Coker: Significant Disruption For Traditional Publishers Still To Come - Forbes

Mark Coker: Significant Disruption For Traditional Publishers Still To Come - Forbes | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
Smashwords founder Mark Coker talks about the trends in self-publishing and the significant disruption still to be faced by traditional publishers.
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Three Ways Publishers Can Avoid Extinction - Huffington Post

Three Ways Publishers Can Avoid Extinction - Huffington Post | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
Three Ways Publishers Can Avoid ExtinctionHuffington PostOsnos makes the case that books will survive, while Levin makes the point Osnos avoids saying: trade publishers might not, having "lost the two things that made their business model work: the...
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2011 Books Sales Stats: Sales Down: Units Up Due to eBooks | Digital Book Today

2011 Books Sales Stats: Sales Down: Units Up Due to eBooks | Digital Book Today | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
The following is a blog post from Jim Milliot of Publisher's Weekly. 2011 Books Sales Stats: Sales Down: Units Up Due to eBooks Total book sales fell 2...
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First of the Big Publishers goes DRM free – My Kindle Stuff

First of the Big Publishers goes DRM free – My Kindle Stuff | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
Some thoughts by @mykindlestuff re Tor-Forge dropping DRM on all eBooks eff. July & getting that implemented.
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In the Library with the Lead Pipe » The Ebook Cargo Cult

In the Library with the Lead Pipe » The Ebook Cargo Cult | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
Looking at @libraryleadpipe's 11 ebook acquisition models for libraries, things look bleak (but improving?
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Ebooks pass print in adult fiction for first time

Last year sales of books on Kindles, Nooks, iPads and smartphones passed printed book sales in the closely watched adult fiction category.
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Wales becoming a nation of e-readers

Wales becoming a nation of e-readers | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
New research from Ofcom suggests that “Wales is a nation of fast adopters when it comes to new gadgets such as smartphones and e-readers”. More than one in eight (13%) adults in Wales h...
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Penguin India launches ebooks | TeleRead: News and views on e ...

Penguin India launches ebooks | TeleRead: News and views on e ... | eBooks and libraries | Scoop.it
From Best Media Info: Penguin Books India has launched its first tranche of eBooks. This will be the first extensive list of Indian ebooks to be published.
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