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An exploration of how eBooks and eBook technology can be used in libraries.
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Barnes and Noble Nook Tablet Review | Good E-Reader - ebook Reader and Tablet PC News

Barnes and Noble Nook Tablet Review | Good E-Reader - ebook Reader and Tablet PC News | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it
The Barnes and Noble Nook Tablet is the second iteration of the original Nook Color.
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The Bookless Library & The Digital Content Divide | Inside Higher Ed

The Bookless Library & The Digital Content Divide | Inside Higher Ed | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it

"No matter how innovative the bookless library sounds, this isn't a situation we planned. If the academic library of the future is bookless, it won’t be because of vision. It will be because of the lack of it."

 

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Authors Guild Threatens Amazon For Daring To Allow Library Lending Of Ebooks | Techdirt

Ah, the Authors Guild. I don't think there's any group out there that has done more to hold back authors and important innovations that those authors need. Any new technology or innovation that comes along, the Authors Guild reflexively...
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Authors claim Amazon's Kindle lending library breaches contracts

Authors claim Amazon's Kindle lending library breaches contracts | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it
Amazon allegedly failed to get permission from publishers...
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Kindle Fire to allow beautiful eBooks

Kindle Fire to allow beautiful eBooks | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it
Thanks to the new Kindle Fire, eBooks on the Kindle platform are about to get a whole lot nicer to look at.
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The Economics of Ebooks [Infographic] | Ebook Friendly

The Economics of Ebooks [Infographic] | Ebook Friendly | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it
Elroy Serrao from Enygmatic prepared a very helpful infographic explaining money behind ebooks. Read here how he collected data for the graph.
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What I Am Learning About Ebooks, Enhanced EBooks, and Apps; and some Convention Notes « Nonfiction Matters

What I Am Learning About Ebooks, Enhanced EBooks, and Apps; and some Convention Notes « Nonfiction Matters | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it
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David Baldacci, Amanda Hocking and Stephenie Meyer Join the Kindle Million Club

David Baldacci, Amanda Hocking and Stephenie Meyer Join the Kindle Million Club | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it

-Amazon.com, Inc., today announced that David Baldacci, Amanda Hocking and Stephenie Meyer are the latest authors to join the Kindle Million Club, selling over 1 million paid copies of their books in the Amazon.com Kindle Store ( www.amazon.com/kindlestore ).

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Enhanced e-books could open new worlds

Enhanced e-books could open new worlds | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it
They’re called “enhanced” ebooks and they could put a totally new spin on reading, if they last.
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How Freemium Self-published Fiction Is Taking Over China

How Freemium Self-published Fiction Is Taking Over China | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it
The enormous popularity of freemium fiction attracts over 40% of Chinese internet users each month, writes Helen Sun of Publishing Technology.
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Best Places For Free Ebooks For Nook Revealed

Best Places For Free Ebooks For Nook Revealed | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it
The Fact Stays The Same - There Are Places, Where You Can Join And Download Unlimited Free Ebooks For Nook. Continue Reading Here...
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Hyperink publishes eBooks based on search data

Most book publishers choose to publish books that they link as opposed to what they know will sell.
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Latest Calibre Update Adds Support for Kindle Fire, Nook Tablet - eBookNewser

Latest Calibre Update Adds Support for Kindle Fire, Nook Tablet - eBookNewser | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it
Latest Calibre Update Adds Support for Kindle Fire, Nook Tablet...
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“E is for Enhanced: 8 Enhanced Ebooks Worth Checking Out | TeleRead: News and views on e-books, libraries, publishing and related topics

“E is for Enhanced: 8 Enhanced Ebooks Worth Checking Out | TeleRead: News and views on e-books, libraries, publishing and related topics | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it
Jennifer Bergen from PCMag.com offers a look at 8 enhanced e-book titles.
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Kobo Celebrates the Kobo Vox™ Social eReader

Digital Journal is a digital media news network with thousands of Digital Journalists in 200 countries around the world. Join us!
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How Will We Read: A Book by You?

How Will We Read: A Book by You? | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it
Write, edit, design, publish, market, sell your own book and book rights with highly experienced publishing staff assisting you? The self-publishing opportunity has changed significantly.
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Techne » Ebooks in Education: A Videoconference Discussion

Techne » Ebooks in Education: A Videoconference Discussion | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it

What are the implications of ebooks for education? At an impromptu session on November 8, participants explored ebooks’ potential to foster collaboration, greater interactivity, and convenient access, as well as obstacles to integrating ebooks into education, such as cost and restrictions on usage.

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REVIEW: Kindle Fire is no iPad killer - but it is a killer device - Chicago Sun-Times

REVIEW: Kindle Fire is no iPad killer - but it is a killer device - Chicago Sun-Times | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it
ANDY IHNATKO REVIEW: After a year-and-a-half, there’s finally an Android-powered tablet to get excited about. The Amazon Kindle Fire is a 7-inch device that does media consumption extremely well.
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Print-on-demand publishing comes to Washington

Print-on-demand publishing comes to Washington | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it
Politics & Prose bookstore unveils “Opus,” a new print-on-demand system that can produce a book in less than 10 minutes.
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Penn Press to launch e-books in January

Penn Press to launch e-books in January | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it
Penn Press is about to join the digital world with plans to launch over 400 e-books in January. At launch, the books will be available as PDFs with the ability to download them to devices and print a chapter at a time.
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7-inch tablet war; Kindle Fire vs. Kobo Vox vs. Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus | Northern Voices Online: NVO News Blog

7-inch tablet war; Kindle Fire vs. Kobo Vox vs. Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus | Northern Voices Online: NVO News Blog | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it

The 7-inch multimedia eReader market is turning dynamic with three outstanding product announcements recently. We have just heard of Amazon Kindle Fire, Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus and Kobo Vox.

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Self-Publishing Numbers from the Wall Street Journal

Self-Publishing Numbers from the Wall Street Journal | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it
The Wall Street Journal looks at sales figures for e-books by several self-published authors in the USA.
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Social ebooks service OpenMargin opens to all, turning books into conversations

Social ebooks service OpenMargin opens to all, turning books into conversations | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it
The idea of build social activity around ebooks is starting to gather steam. We've recently seen Readmill launch as a kind of 'Last.fm for books'. Now OpenMargin, which launched in ...
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iStonsoft Releases a New Program: PDF to ePub Converter - PR.com

iStonsoft Releases a New Program: PDF to ePub Converter - PR.com | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it
iStonsoft Releases a New Program: PDF to ePub Converter - on PR.com...
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