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What would encourage eBook readers to switch platforms? - TeleRead

What would encourage eBook readers to switch platforms? - TeleRead | eBooks | Scoop.it

Recent research by the Codex Group suggests that eBook buyers are extremely loyal to their platforms. What could tempt them to switch?


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New Report Provides In-Depth Review of eBook Borrowing at Five U.S. Public Libraries | LJ INFOdocket

New Report Provides In-Depth Review of eBook Borrowing at Five U.S. Public Libraries | LJ INFOdocket | eBooks | Scoop.it
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Mobile only? One in five UK digital news readers accessing exclusively on mobile

Mobile only? One in five UK digital news readers accessing exclusively on mobile | eBooks | Scoop.it

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2 Ways Digital Books Benefit Kids, Research Shows | Digital Book World

2 Ways Digital Books Benefit Kids, Research Shows | Digital Book World | eBooks | Scoop.it
When kids read digital books with recoded narration and highlighted words, they gaze at words longer and proceed more slowly than when a caregiver reads to them.

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Caren Cantrell's curator insight, October 14, 2013 6:22 PM

I think it's great that kids will concentrate more on the words when highlighted and read to via the recording. Nice for their enhanced learning. But I would definitely like to see this approach balanced with direct parent/child reading. There is significant bonding that can take place that is just as important, if not more so, than the learning that occurs.

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Children’s Ebook Revenue Nosedive Drags Down Trade in 2013 | Digital Book World

Children’s Ebook Revenue Nosedive Drags Down Trade in 2013 | Digital Book World | eBooks | Scoop.it
A sharp decline in revenue generated by children's ebook publishing is dragging down overall results for trade publishing in 2013, according to the latest numbers from the Association of American Publishers.
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How HarperCollins's Chief Digital Officer Uses Big Data To Make Publishing More Profitable

How HarperCollins's Chief Digital Officer Uses Big Data To Make Publishing More Profitable | eBooks | Scoop.it

As more readers favor Kindles and iPads over pulp-based books Chantal Restivo-Alessi of HarperCollins is mining digital data to determine how...


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Bookboard, Netflix For Kids eBooks, Launches iPad App - AppNewser

Bookboard, Netflix For Kids eBooks, Launches iPad App - AppNewser | eBooks | Scoop.it
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Six Libraries Reach Over One Million Ebook Checkouts Through OverDrive in 2013 | Digital Book World

Six Libraries Reach Over One Million Ebook Checkouts Through OverDrive in 2013 | Digital Book World | eBooks | Scoop.it
UPDATE: The number of libraries reaching this market increased from two last year to six this year. From an OverDrive spokesperson: New York Public Library
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Ludmila Smirnova's curator insight, February 22, 2014 1:41 PM

An interesting resource to explore

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Pew: Half of Americans now own tablet or e-reader

Pew: Half of Americans now own tablet or e-reader | eBooks | Scoop.it
The holiday season provided another boost to tablet and e-reader manufacturers. The percentage of U.S. adults who own either a tablet or e-reader device is now at 50%, an increase of 7% in September.

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Twipe's curator insight, January 21, 2014 3:17 PM

Tablets are reaching mass market in the US

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What to consider for eBook implementation | eSchool News | eSchool News | 3

When considering eBook implementation, what comes first: the content or the device? And what are the first steps districts should take?
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Ebook Subscription Platforms: Look to Youth | Digital Book World

Ebook Subscription Platforms: Look to Youth | Digital Book World | eBooks | Scoop.it
There are several important roadblocks that purveyors of an ebook subscription platform need to overcome to make a commercially viable product: 1. Rights and
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Interesting to watch how eBook subscription programs will evolve and how publishers, agents, authors and consumers will react to them.

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