News on e-books

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

Reading books is on the decline

Reading ebooks and print are on the decline and everyone involved in retail and the publishing industry are trying to figure out why. Are people …

Mondadori assume nuovo personale

<b>Mondadori assume nuovo personale.</b> Il celebre Gruppo editoriale è alla ricerca di nuove figure professionali da inserire nel proprio organico. …

Good e-Reader Radio – is there a future in 3G ebook readers?

Welcome back to another utterly compelling edition of the Good e-Reader Radio Show! Today we are talking about 3G on e-readers and if it is time for …

Malaysians might be addicted to online content, but are they willing to pay?

Malaysians are least likely to pay for digital content, with 30.5% indicating they will pay for online access to newspapers and magazines, while …

digitalcontent

Library moves 30,000 books to digital platform

Speech to Text for Library moves 30,000 books to digital platform<p><i>Below is the closed-captioning text associated with this video. Since this uses</i> …

Libraries

Best Websites To Download Free Programming eBooks

As a personal fan of reading, I have got my fair share – or more than my fair share of books. My digital library is massive. There is joy in finding …

Computer Science

66 libraries on pace to loan out over 1 million ebooks in 2018

In 2017 there were 58 libraries in Canada and the United States that surpassed over one million checkouts and this year there are over 66 libraries …

Kobo just discounted e-readers in Canada but not the US

Chapters Indigo discounted the Kobo Aura Edition 2 and the Kobo Aura H2O Edition 2 last week. The deals were available online and in hundreds of …

Why do so many people turn their noses up at e-readers?

<i>First Person is a daily personal piece submitted by readers. Have a story to tell? See our guidelines at</i> tgam.ca/essayguide.<p>I was in the sun with a book and a beer. My mother called to me several times to get into the house and out of the sun.<p>I ignored her because I loved the heat and humidity and …

Books

La rebaja del IVA de los libros electrónicos sigue bloqueada por el veto de República Checa

BRUSELAS, 13 (EUROPA PRESS)<p>Los ministros de Economía y Finanzas de la Unión Europea (Ecofin) han intentado de nuevo este viernes conseguir un acuerdo …

Des livres numériques maintenant accessibles dans les bibliothèques publiques - Courrier Frontenac

Pour repérer les documents numériques, il suffit de consulter le site Web de la Ville de Thetford, à la section Culture & loisirs / Bibliothèques …

Värmen ger högtryck för landets bokhandlare

Sommar innebär för många chansen att koppla av med böcker. För Storytel toppar tillväxten av nya ljudboksabonnenter under juli. För Akademibokhandeln …

eBiblio, de la biblioteca pública a tu eReader

eBiblio es una plataforma de préstamo de libros gratuita y online que permite a los usuarios de las bibliotecas públicas españolas acceder a las …

Best places to get free pdf books

<b>Hey book lovers. You ever looked for a book so much that you just gave up on it? God knows how much I hate going to the library for a book. Worse</b> …

Books

Good e-Reader Radio – ebook readers take a step back in 2018

There has been a ton of innovation in the e-reader arena in 2017. The second generation Kindle Oasis came out and was the first e-reader that had the …

Università, Borse di studio e iscrizioni gratuite per 8 mila studenti

Saranno 8mila gli studenti che quest’anno potranno iscriversi senza pagare le tasse all’università Vanvitelli. L’Ateneo, infatti, in controtendenza …

Ljungbybor lånar mest böcker i länet

Hej!<p>Artikeln är en del av vårt premiuminnehåll, vill du fortsätta läsa klicka nedan.<p>Redan prenumerant?<p>Logga in och läs.<p>Logga in<p>Har du glömt …

The Latest Trends in Books, Ebooks, and Audiobooks

How are changing attitudes and interests impacting book publication, sales, and readership?

eCommerce

Amazon being used to promote white supremacist merchandise and views, report says

Two non-profits are criticizing Amazon for allowing its platforms to spread white supremacy and racism, identifying in a report how shoppers can buy onesies for babies stamped with alt-right images, Nazi-themed action figures and anti-Semitic books and music.<p>The report, which was released Friday by …

Rights & Freedoms

Remarkable enhances ebook experience with new update

Remarkable is one of the most popular writing slates out there and the company continues to support it with new and innovative features. The company …

Megafon Tajikistan launches e-books subscription

(Telecompaper) Mobile operator Megafon Tajikistan has launched its online library 'Mega Book'. Daily subscription to the e-books service costs TJS …

Tajikistan

The best e-readers and Kindles

Nose stuck in an ebook? Whether you read on the train, in bed or in the bath, you might think choosing an e-reader or Kindle in 2018 is a super …

Shopping

Libros electrónicos sobre el Mundial en la Red de Bibliotecas de EPM

Muchos son los mitos que se tejen alrededor de la lectura de libros electrónicos, sin embargo, desde la biblioteca de <b>EPM</b> se promueve el uso de libros …

Digitalisierung: Wo die wahre digitale Spaltung droht - WELT

Beherzt wie kein zweites Land will NRW seine Schulen digitalisieren. Dabei stößt die Landesregierung auf ein ungelöstes Problem: auf Elternhäuser, …

Schule

Fabrication et commercialisation de livres numériques en Afrique de l'Ouest 

Depuis 2010, le Labo numérique de l’Alliance propose aux éditeurs indépendants en Afrique francophone des ateliers de renforcement de capacités. …

Afrique Francophone

Android e-Readers can no longer access Google Play

Google implemented a new security policy that is preventing users from accessing the Google Play Store on an Android e-reader. Dozens of popular …

Amazon i samtal om logistik med Postnord

E-handelsjätten Amazon har varit i kontakt med flera nordiska logistikföretag, däribland Postnord, med en förfrågan om logistiklösningar inför en …

Amazon is going to launch the Kindle in Sweden

Amazon is planning on launching an Amazon website in Sweden and is in advanced talks with several Nordic logistics companies including PostNord, …

Penguin Random House prevé que habrá más audiolibros que libros electrónicos

Barcelona, 4 jul (EFE).- El CEO de Penguin Random House, Markus Dohle, ha augurado hoy en Barcelona en la apertura del III Fórum Edita, el encuentro …