News on e-books

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

Check us out! Auckland bookworms wiggle their way to world’s top 8 eBook club

A children’s tale of clever rats and their pied piper has led Auckland Libraries across the line to reach a total of 4 million checkouts from their …

Terry Pratchett

E-books vs. paper books for Christmas gifts

Thinking about getting your loved one an e-reader for Christmas... or a paper book?<p>Black Hills FOX Reporter Katrina Lim finds out the pros and cons …

eReaders

E-books: Why HK and Taiwan are slow to take off

Tencent-backed China Literature (00772.HK) is the first company listed in Hong Kong that focuses on online publishing and e-books. Although there are …

China

Indonesian government plans to impose import taxes on software, e-books and other ‘intangible goods’

After going after Google, Facebook and other overseas-based online giants to collect back tax revenue on their online transactions (and managing to …

World Trade Organization

Amazon is encouraging authors to advertise their ebooks

Amazon has just sent out an email to authors and publishers that states “eBook season is just getting started. With so many new E-readers being …

Noblex se lanza al mercado de la "lectura digital" con sus e-readers

La marca argentina <b>Noblex</b> presentó la semana pasada sus <b>e-readers</b> –lectores de libros electrónicos – apuntando a una demanda creciente de los usuarios …

Gift This, Not That: Kobo Aura One Vs. Kindle Oasis

<b>Battle of the Premium E-Readers</b><p>This is a great time for fans of e-books. The herd of e-reader choices has been thinning as more people choose to read on their tablet or smartphone instead, but the good news is the remaining options are better than ever. There are two choices in particular –flagship …

Gear & Gadgets

Books Vs. E-books - Klaudia Karcz, Gumley House Convent School

With the introduction of e-books many years ago, many have questioned whether books will remain as popular among teenagers as they once were. …

Publishing

Noblex arrive sur le marché des lecteurs de livres électroniques

Noblex introduit un e-reader, lecteur e-book avec deux versions, à la fois avec affichage d'encre électronique, Style Kindle, modèle Boris Eudeba …

Livres

Le prêt numérique en bibliothèque : bientôt la schizophrénie ?

DÉCRYPTAGE – Le 27 novembre 2017 s’est tenue à la bibliothèque Françoise Sagan, à Paris, une réunion de l’ABF Île-de-France, au cours de laquelle est …

Un député veut faciliter l’usage des ebooks par les paralysés

Un député interpelle le gouvernement au sujet des personnes paralysées qui ne peuvent pas utiliser un clavier ou un écran tactile. Elles rencontrent …

IOS

Pourquoi l'ebook n'a pas encore révolutionné le marché du livre

Dix ans déjà ! C’est par un tweet que le patron d’Amazon a fêté mardi dernier la première décennie de sa liseuse électronique Kindle, l’objet qui a …

TVA européenne : bonnes nouvelles pour les librairies de livres numériques

Le 5 décembre dernier, le Conseil pour les affaires économiques et financières (ECOFIN) a adopté de nouvelles mesures concernant la TVA dans …

Économie

Ereaderbezitters lezen meer – IP

<b>Mensen die ebooks lezen, lezen bovengemiddeld veel.</b><p>In de Verenigde Staten neemt de verkoop van tablets en ereaders nog steeds gestaag toe. In …

Interview met hoogleraar Rens Bod: digital humanities: digitale sleutel tot complex materiaal van geesteswetenschappen – IP

<b>‘Digital humanities’ is hot. Overal ter wereld schieten vakgroepen en opleidingen uit de grond. Aan de Universiteit van Amsterdam gaat digital</b> …

This giant e-reader doubles as an E Ink monitor

This year has seen a wealth of innovative E Ink e-readers, with Amazon all-but perfecting the Kindle with the new Kindle Oasis, the stylus-enabled …

eReaders

Day 6: Tablets/eReaders

Related Articles<p><b>Christmas is fast approaching and a tech gift option is a smart move for your family and friends. Tech Guide’s 12 Days of Christmas</b> …

Tablets

What Amazon's Arrival Means for Australia

Amazon Australia’s launch last week was a long time coming, but local players are divided on what this spells for the country's retail</b> …

JB Hi-Fi

Los mejores lectores de eBook o libros electrónicos de 2017

Estos días mucha gente busca el <b>mejor libro electrónico</b> de <b>2017</b>, los <b>llamados lectores de ebook</b>. Por fin parece que el gran público le ha perdido el …

This 13.3 inch e-reader costs $800 but doubles as a monitor

You can also draw and write on your documents<p>If you like your e-readers huge with a touchscreen and the ability to draw with a stylus, the new Onyx Boox Max 2 Professional is something designed for you. The device features a big 13.3-inch e-ink display (with a 2200 x 1650 resolution and 16-level …

Tablets

Digital Publishing Market Overview, Growth, Demand and Forecast Research Report to 2022 – MilTech

Digital Publishing Market report focuses on the major drivers and restraints for the key players. It also provides granular analysis of the market …

Publishing

Readwise makes your e-book highlights and notes work harder

<i>The founders of new Silicon Valley startup, Readwise, want to help non-fiction e-book readers "read better, read more, and forget less".</i><p><b>The …

Publishing

Education Ministry releases eBooks for early childhood on BookFusion

The Ministry of Education Youth and Information recently released over 12 additional interactive ebooks for early childhood learning on BookFusion, a …

Education

EBSCO Information Services and ATLA Introduce New and Expanded...

~ Comprehensive Tools Designed to Support Scholarly Study of Religion and Theology ~(PRWeb December 07, 2017)Read the full story at …

Roseburg middle schooler spearheads effort to give e-readers to elementary students

ROSEBURG, Ore. -- Thanks to the work of a Roseburg middle schooler, kids in Roseburg are getting more access to books.<p>13-year-old JoLane Middle …

Kindle

Noblex se mete en el mercado de los lectores de libros electrónicos

0<p>Noblex presentó un e-Reader, un lector de libros electrónicos, con dos versiones, ambas con pantalla de tinta electrónica, al estilo de los Kindle, …

Pais em tempos de crises: Os pais, as crianças e os livros

Este site utiliza cookies. Ao continuar a navegar no nosso website está a consentir a utilização de cookies. Saiba mais<p>Sexta-Feira, 08 Dezembro 2017 …

Overdrive Libby and Inkitt on Google Play Top Apps of the Year

Want create site? Find Free WordPress Themes and plugins.<p>There are two e-reader apps on the Google Play Top Apps of the Year and they are both under …

Children’s reading on screen: in the beginning was the word, not a hotspot

Research shows gaps in children’s digital books, but their potential is still untapped<p>Children’s story apps and digital books face an international content crisis. In the US, an in-depth evaluation of best-selling apps showed that the majority do little to extend children’s learning beyond rote …

Librarianship