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10 Things You Should Know About e-Book Formatting — The Book Designer

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10 Things You Should Know About e-Book Formatting by Guido Henkel.
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Publishing with iBooks Author

Publishing with iBooks Author | eBooks and Reading | Scoop.it
iBooks Author is the first tool of its kind. Never before have publishers, authors, and content creators had a tool for making dynamic, interactive ebooks in a WYSIWYG environment. This book is intended to get you up and writing in iBooks Author.

 

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eReading: How is reading changing with the advent of eBooks?

eReading: How is reading changing with the advent of eBooks? | eBooks and Reading | Scoop.it

"Thanks to digital text and readers, the electronic book is finally coming of age. After many false starts, reading a book on a laptop, a Kindle, an iPad type device, or a smart phone offers some great advantages..."

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Why Aren’t Students Using E-Books? | MindShift

Why Aren’t Students Using E-Books? | MindShift | eBooks and Reading | Scoop.it

"Though we keep hearing about a huge increase in sales of e-books, a recent survey shows that, for students, that needle has not really moved much."

 

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Moving at the Speed of Creativity - Visualizing Librarian Questions about eBooks

Moving at the Speed of Creativity - Visualizing Librarian Questions about eBooks | eBooks and Reading | Scoop.it

Navigating the Road Ahead: A Guided Discussion of Ebooks in K-12 Libraries

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ePub Bud - Publish, Convert, Store, and Download free children's ebooks online for the iPad and nook color!

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iTouch Journey » Creation of eBooks

iTouch Journey » Creation of eBooks | eBooks and Reading | Scoop.it

Creating eBooks for whatever purpose whether it is for your classroom or even for publishing for your own interest (i.e. family genealogy) is becoming a lot easier with tools that are available online. It also depends on what format you decide to work with...

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Archive for ebooks | Services to Schools

Archive for ebooks | Services to Schools | eBooks and Reading | Scoop.it

Ebooks and what it will mean for libraries and in fact the future of the physical book has much been in debate in recent years, so it is also good to see that what was once seen as a threat with the fear of the unknown is now being proven time and time again to not only switch kids onto reading but switch them also onto the physical book.

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Papercut for iPad turns ebooks into multimedia experiences with audio, video and animations

Papercut for iPad turns ebooks into multimedia experiences with audio, video and animations | eBooks and Reading | Scoop.it
While most tablet-based reading apps are designed to replicate traditional paper-based books on a screen, Papercut, new from Sweden and UK-based UsTwo, aims to enhance the experience ...
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Why the idea of a Netflix for e-books makes sense

Why the idea of a Netflix for e-books makes sense | eBooks and Reading | Scoop.it
Amazon is allegedly planning to launch a Netflix-style subscription service for books.
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New Zealand eReader and eBook Taskforce - home

New Zealand eReader and eBook Taskforce - home | eBooks and Reading | Scoop.it

We are a group of librarians, information specialists and educators looking to the future of libraries and e-learning. We also invite anyone in the book industry to join this group.

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eBook Educators Group - where educators go to learn from one another

eBook Educators Group - where educators go to learn from one another | eBooks and Reading | Scoop.it
eBook Educators Group is a social network...
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10 Things You Should Know About e-Book Formatting — The Book Designer

10 Things You Should Know About e-Book Formatting — The Book Designer | eBooks and Reading | Scoop.it
10 Things You Should Know About e-Book Formatting by Guido Henkel.
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eBook Infographic: the last chapter

eBook Infographic: the last chapter | eBooks and Reading | Scoop.it

There is a persistant addiction to digital that is moving the world to kick paperback books to the curb. I’m sure a day will come when the song Paperback Writer will have no relevance. Schools.com has decided to help put this whole ordeal into easy to see terms for you (because digital is the new black).

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Mark Anderson's Blog » Creative Book Builder – ePub creator for iPad

Mark Anderson's Blog » Creative Book Builder – ePub creator for iPad | eBooks and Reading | Scoop.it

Via Karen Stadler, Lenva Shearing
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Library offering free eBooks to all card holders


The Louisville Free Public Library has begun offering free downloads of thousands of books for use on electronic devices.
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Ebooks or Printed Books: Which Are Better for You?

Ebooks or Printed Books: Which Are Better for You? | eBooks and Reading | Scoop.it
A study examines the differences in reading from an electronic device versus traditional printed text.
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2epub - home

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Infographic: what's the cheapest eBook format?

Infographic: what's the cheapest eBook format? | eBooks and Reading | Scoop.it
Digital books are outselling paper on Amazon, but are eBooks any cheaper?
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Are Ebooks Any Good?

Are Ebooks Any Good? | eBooks and Reading | Scoop.it

Are ebooks any good?

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JibJab Jr. Books for iPad on the iTunes App Store

JibJab Jr. Books for iPad on the iTunes App Store | eBooks and Reading | Scoop.it

With JibJab Jr. Books, you can make your child the STAR of the show. In just a few simple swipes, you can create personalized storybooks that feature your child’s face and name. Your child will be enthralled by the great stories, colorful art, and awesome animations in every JibJab Jr. book.

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App Store - Creative Book Builder - create, edit & publish your ebooks

App Store - Creative Book Builder - create, edit & publish your ebooks | eBooks and Reading | Scoop.it

Creative Book Builder enables everyone to create, edit and publish ebooks in a few minutes on the go. All published ebooks can be read by any ePub reader including iBooks. Everyone is publisher now!

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Education Gazette

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That's the end of a quiet read: Now the ebook comes with added sound effects and songs

That's the end of a quiet read: Now the ebook comes with added sound effects and songs | eBooks and Reading | Scoop.it
The success of the e-book is to be expanded on this week when publishers add music and sound effects to novels.
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Take pride in your eBook formatting :Guido Henkel

"However, one thing I cannot forgive is poor eBook formatting, particularly if it is to the point that it becomes distracting from the actual reading experience, and sadly I have seen too many of these in recent memory..."

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40 years of ebooks (infographic), by Piotr Kowalczyk

40 years of ebooks (infographic), by Piotr Kowalczyk | eBooks and Reading | Scoop.it
When I finished the infographic and showed it to my wife, she said: “Forty years? No way.
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