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The Positive Economics of Ebook Bundling and Amazon’s MatchBook

The Positive Economics of Ebook Bundling and Amazon’s MatchBook | The daily digest | Scoop.it
Ebook bundling is not a new concept. Offering readers a low cost or even free ebook when they purchase a print book has been discussed widely in the book
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Amazon Starts Bundling Program, Kindle MatchBook

Amazon Starts Bundling Program, Kindle MatchBook | The daily digest | Scoop.it
After years of false starts, bundling e-books with print books may have gotten the spark it needed Tuesday morning when Amazon announced an October launch date for Kindle MatchBook.
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Springer launches full book download feature

Springer launches full book download feature | The daily digest | Scoop.it
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Feds say Apple must give access to Amazon and Barnes & Noble e-bookstores

Feds say Apple must give access to Amazon and Barnes & Noble e-bookstores | The daily digest | Scoop.it
The Justice Department has set out proposals of what Apple should do to fix the harm from its efforts to fix prices in ebook market. The proposals are likely to be very unpopular with Apple.
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Ranking e-book sales

Ranking e-book sales | The daily digest | Scoop.it
Book Publishing Industry News. Regular news updates from The Bookseller's news desk. The latest press reports about the publishing sector and updates from the City
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Book apps or ibooks?

Book apps or ibooks? | The daily digest | Scoop.it
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Elsevier Publishes Molecular Biology as Enhanced ePub3 Book

Elsevier Publishes Molecular Biology as Enhanced ePub3 Book | The daily digest | Scoop.it

Written by David Clark and Nanette Pazdernik and originally published in 2012, the new version of Molecular Biology is a transformation of traditional print textbook and reference content into a multidimensional digital format that is interactive, engaging and dynamic. It eliminates the need for students, researchers and professors to access content across multiple platforms and resources, bringing all the requisite learning tools – associated sites, online databases, journals, and supplementary material – under one roof for optimal use.

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Why Book Publishing Isn't Dead... Yet: Video

Why Book Publishing Isn't Dead... Yet: Video | The daily digest | Scoop.it
Niko Pfund, President of Oxford University Press discusses the publishing industry and how it is capitalizing on e-book sales. He speaks on "Market Makers."
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Some Juicy Audiobook Tidbits

Some Juicy Audiobook Tidbits | The daily digest | Scoop.it
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Librify: The BOMC For E-books?

Librify: The BOMC For E-books? | The daily digest | Scoop.it
Online subscription services have proved successful for entertainment businesses like Netflix, Hulu, and Spotify, but other than O’Reilly’s Safari Books Online, which is geared to professionals, trade e-book subscriptions have gained little traction.
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E-Text Revolution Is Coming, Slowly

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Patron-Driven Acquisition (PDA) e-book purchasing models

CC-BY-ND. E-BASS25 presents a guide to the four patron-driven acquisition (PDA) e-book purchasing models: PDA Purchase, PDA Rental, PDA Usage, Evidence Based...
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Patron-Driven Acquisition (PDA) e-book purchasing models

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ebrary Adds 1,500 Titles from John Wiley & Sons to Academic Complete

ebrary Adds 1,500 Titles from John Wiley & Sons to Academic Complete | The daily digest | Scoop.it
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Judge lays down Apple's punishment in ebooks case. It's largely in line with what the feds wanted

Judge lays down Apple's punishment in ebooks case. It's largely in line with what the feds wanted | The daily digest | Scoop.it
A federal judge has issued her injunction against Apple in the ebooks antitrust case.
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Google calls book scanning "transformative" in latest push for fair use ruling

Google calls book scanning "transformative" in latest push for fair use ruling | The daily digest | Scoop.it
Google and the Authors Guild are back at it in their long-running copyright fight. New court filings suggest the case will turn on whether or not Google’s book scanning was “transformative.”
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26% of book collections are now digital

26% of book collections are now digital | The daily digest | Scoop.it
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DoJ Seeks Comprehensive Injunction in Apple E-book Case

DoJ Seeks Comprehensive Injunction in Apple E-book Case | The daily digest | Scoop.it
Apple would be prohibited from “entering into agreements with suppliers of e-books, music, movies, television shows or other content that are likely to increase the prices at which Apple’s competitor retailers may sell that content.”...
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Google will sell and rent digital textbooks starting in August

Google will sell and rent digital textbooks starting in August | The daily digest | Scoop.it
Google will start selling and renting digital textbooks through the Play store next month, in a move that could help it compete against Amazon’s Kindle textbook business.
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Impact of discovery tools on e-book usage

Impact of discovery tools on e-book usage | The daily digest | Scoop.it

This collaborative study compares usage data at four Canadian academic libraries (McGill University, University of British Columbia, Dalhousie University and University of Toronto) to determine whether or not discovery tools, such as Summon or WorldCat Local, increase usage of science and engineering e-books.

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The state of scholarly e-books today and tomorrow

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Why the Apple Ebook Ruling is Loss for Publishers, Authors, and Readers

Why the Apple Ebook Ruling is Loss for Publishers, Authors, and Readers | The daily digest | Scoop.it
Yesterday federal judge Denise L. Cote, of United States District Court in Manhattan, ruled against Apple in the United States vs. Apple Inc., et. al. ebook case. Anyone who thinks this isn't a ter...
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Everything you need to know about the great e-book price war

Everything you need to know about the great e-book price war | The daily digest | Scoop.it
How the DOJ's antitrust lawsuit against Apple and the Big Six book publishers will affect the business of lit
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Quick-To-Market Ebooks Now Norm, Not Exception

Quick-To-Market Ebooks Now Norm, Not Exception | The daily digest | Scoop.it
The cover of one of the first "instant books" of the new era. Basketball player Jeremy Lin shocked the nation last year with his performance filling in at point guard for the depleted New York Knicks.
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Amazon launches Kindle tablets & e-book readers in India

Amazon launches Kindle tablets & e-book readers in India | The daily digest | Scoop.it
Last week, Amazon Seller Services Pvt Ltd, part of the world’s largest e-commerce firm Amazon.com, launched its marketplace in India at Amazon.in. The firm…
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The Case Against Apple

The Case Against Apple | The daily digest | Scoop.it
At what was supposed to be a routine final conference last Thursday, May 23, before the June 3 start of the government’s trial of Apple over e-book price-fixing charges, the company and its lawyers were given a glimpse of the challenges they face...
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