News on e-books

By Tom Wilson | News items flipped from Flipboard and other sources. Nyheter på e-böcker från Flipboard och andra källor.

Artist makes a backup of the Kindle ebook, by scanning it page by page

Jesse England is an artist and educator who deals with contemporary media and digital content.Three years ago he started a project called Ebook …

eBooks

7 things you will never be able to do with an e-book reader

When I wrote about the advantages of an e-book reader, I was thinking about how true it was, but also about the fact that despite everything, I would …

Authors

4 000 электронных книг в месяц! Челябинцы «взяли серебро» в мобильном интернете

Такой рейтинг интернет-продвинутых регионов составили связисты «МегаФона», проанализировав трафик, тип гаджетов и мобильное поведение уральцев.<p>По …

Библиотека XXI века: Наша экскурсия в библиотеку Анны Ахматовой в Домодедово

ДОМОДЕДОВО, 26 мая 2017, ДОМОДЕДОВСКИЕ ВЕСТИ – Заполняя заявление на читательский билет, оглядитесь. Году экологии в России посвящён красочный стенд …

Пассажиры МЦК скачали свыше 5 тысяч электронных книг

<b>Пассажиры скачали более пяти тысяч книг в электронном формате из виртуальной библиотеки Московского центрального кольца. Об этом стало известно 26</b> …

AI and the digital publishing evolution: what’s next?

<i>Guest column, Giovanni Strocchi, CEO of ADmantX, discusses how digital publishers are increasingly using AI to enhance content appeal for both</i> …

Natural Language Processing

Vom Data Discman zum multimedialen Digitalbuch – eine kurze Geschichte des E-Books

Die Geschichte des E-Books beginnt nicht erst 2007 mit dem Start von Amazons Kindle-Programm. Die Wurzeln reichen viel weiter zurück. Die Geschichte …

RPO - VAT and electronic publications

In RPO and others, the CJEU confirmed that, as regard the current EU VAT Directive, Member States cannot apply a reduced rate of VAT to the supply of…

European Parliament

Scribd adds the Financial Times, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and the Guardian

Scribd, the premiere digital reading subscription service that provides monthly access to the best books, audiobooks, magazines, and documents, is …

Journalism

The rise of the Indie Author in Libraries

This is the first article in an ongoing series that will examine every aspect of indie authorship and how developing relationships with indie authors …

Publishing

Demand-Driven Acquisitions: Do Patrons Get What They Need?

In the years and decades leading up to the digital revolution, academic librarians often questioned how much of the content they acquired in print …

Key Issues Surrounding Ebook Purchasing in Academic Libraries

In an ongoing effort to cover the ebook market and its complexities, No Shelf Required has recently embarked on a mission to bring to light some of …

Libraries

3 critical steps to recover from a ransomware attack

One week after the WannaCry ransomware attack impacted thousands of computers worldwide, ransomware has become top-of-mind for IT security …

Free eBooks, magazines and comics are Amazon Prime's latest perk

Amazon is making it harder and harder to resist its Prime membership subscription . Especially if you like settling into a good book.<p>The company has …

Amazon

University of Surrey wins award to help revolutionize paper technology

The University of Surrey's Professor David Frohlich has won £1.17m funding from the Digital Economy programme, to research and develop paper …

Digital Economy

Anik Singal Launches New Mini Course In Digital Publishing - Press Release

Anik Singal with Lurn has announced a new mini course for those interested in digital publishing. Singal states that the free course will run for 10 …

Citizen Journalism

If matter is in form, does form matter?

For the umpteenth time this year, The Guardian has published an exultant article on how books are back, trumping e-readers and cocking a snook at the …

800 Free eBooks for iPad, Kindle & Other Devices

<b>Dickinson, Emily</b> – Poems<p><b>Didion, Joan</b> – 12 Masterful Essays<p><b>Dostoevsky, Fyodor –</b> A Raw Youth (Translated by Constance Garnett)<p><b>Dostoevsky, Fyodor</b> – …

Literature

Izposoja e-knjig se je v enem letu podvojila

Mag. <b>Breda Podbrežnik Vukmir</b> je dolgoletna direktorica kamniške knjižnice in pobudnica številnih akcij, ki so jih do zdaj pripravili v knjižnici. Lani …

Žene čitaju više od muškaraca: Objavljeni rezultati o tome koliko se čita u Hrvatskoj

Najnovije istraživanje hrvatskog tržišta knjiga, koje je agencija GfK Hrvatska provela u ožujku 2017. na uzorku od tisuću ispitanika starijih od 15 …

Stor ökning av lån på Stockholms Stadsbibliotek - P4 Stockholm

– Det som har ökat väldigt mycket är e-medier. Det har ökat med 30 procent om man jämför från 2015 till 2016, säger Jenny Håkansson Hedberg, …

E-books for high schools in Belize

The Ministry of Education is this month celebrating Education Showcase with a number of activities aimed at highlighting education in Belize. As part …

Education

Printed books still draw youth in the digital era

Despite being a tech-savvy generation, research finds that adolescents still prefer print books.<p>Data from a collaborative one-year pilot study …

Western Australia

Amazon Prime Reading Launches in the UK

Amazon Prime Reading launched last October in the United States and it gave users who subscribed to the Prime program the ability to binge on …

New ALA webinar: Understanding Ebooks — The Challenges and the Possibilities

I am grateful for this opportunity and hope that we will bring each other to higher levels of thinking about what is possible with ebooks. MR …

Libraries

Amazon Charts ranks books by what people are actually reading

Bestseller lists like the one at the <i>New York Times</i> measure a book's success by how many copies its sold. What it doesn't do is tell you how many of those books are being read, nor how fast. Amazon Charts aims to fix this problem with a new, weekly bestseller list that will show you which top …

Amazon

O mačkopsovi a jeho čistom bratovi vo vesmíre PDF

Včera som debatoval so slovenským vydavateľom aktívnym na Facebooku a pri debate som si uvedomil, že som v predošlom blogovom článku, ktorý rozoberal …

Nellis, Hoppe, Žádníková a Fechterová pokřtili e-knihy fantasy série Osm světů Marcely Remeňové

<b>Tvorbu mladé autorky Marcely Remeňové si můžete přečíst i ve své čtečce knih.</b> <br>Tento rok se konal již 23. ročník mezinárodního knižního veletrhu a …

Лектира на мобилном телефону

Од почетка године у „Гугловој” онлајн продавници доступна је апликација која љубитељима књижевности и нових технологија доноси добро познате наслове …