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¿PARA QUÉ SIRVE LA SINTAXIS?

Pues vaya con la preguntita. Os confieso que desde que empecé mi carrera de docente en Secundaria creo que no ha habido un curso en que uno o varios …

¿Pincha el ebook?

TweetEl viernes pasado el suplemento El cultural publicó un reportaje (predispuestamente) titulado “¿Pincha el ebook? El sector editorial confirma el …

Ebooks Now and In the Future: Interview with Tracy Atkins

Ed: Interest in ebooks continues to spread as more institutions and potential users of digital information attempt to put these technologies to good …

Writing

Is Reading Boring?

Years ago when I was in the eighth grade, our English teacher, Mr. Habib, struggled to convince us Emily Dickinson was right: "There is no Frigate like a Book / To take us Lands away." Since most of the class didn't know what a "frigate" was, it proved a hard sell.<p>March is National Reading Month. …

Beyond $0.99: New tips on ebook price promotions

The days when a single Kindle Daily Deal could catapult an unknown book up the New York Times bestseller list are probably behind us now. And big …

Writing

Libros y Bitios » Blog Archive » Calidades en eBooks

Se suele repetir que entre nosotros los <i>ebooks</i> “no acaban de despegar”, como si, en efecto, hubiera una inevitable tendencia hacia el predominio de …

Dublin Core, modelo de metadatos

<b>Dublin Core</b> es un modelo de metadatos elaborado y auspiciado por la DCMI (Dublin Core Metadata Initiative), una organización dedicada a fomentar la …

Publishers Know You Didn't Finish "The Goldfinch" — Here's What That Means For The Future Of Books

The publishing industry's uneasy embrace of Netflix-style analytics.<p>Millions may have held their suspicions, but last month the Canadian e-reader company Kobo confirmed it: Most people who buy <i>The Goldfinch</i> don't actually finish it. According to the company's data, less than half of Canadian and …

La ALA y un grupo de estudio del sector editorial investigarán el uso del contenido digital en las bibliotecas

La American Library Association (ALA) y el Book Industry Study Group (BISG) [Grupo de Estudio de la Industria del Libro] han anunciaron una …

¿Qué uso le dan los usuarios a sus iPads?

<i>Extraído de Mequoda Digital Magazine Market Study, 2014</i><p>El estudio de Mequoda preguntó a los usuarios qué hacían con sus iPads <b>a diario</b>. El 68% de los …

El futuro nunca se detiene

Me sorprende la escasa preocupación en el sector editorial por el lento crecimiento de los libros electrónicos en nuestro país. A raíz de las últimas …

Gutenberg Would Be Proud

There's something interesting happening and it's almost like we're going back in time. According to many sources, I've read that Kindle and iPad sales are down. People are going back to the printed word. Print books outsold ebooks in early 2014. Children's books had the largest gain, which makes a …

Do e-readers really harm sleep? Depends what you call an e-reader

A new study has claimed that light-emitting e-readers “negatively affect sleep, circadian timing and next-morning alertness” when used in the …

Kindle Unlimited and the ongoing commoditization of books

If you know anyone who writes books, or if you follow any authors on social media, you’re probably used to regular cries of doom and gloom about the …

Writing

How to read books from your local library on your tablet

• Mark Crump<br>• 4 years ago<br>• Tags: ebooks, Library<p>View Live Version of This Article<p>I’m a voracious reader, and read between 80 and 100 books a year. …

Amazon’s Bezos thinks ebooks made the book industry healthier

“The book industry is in better shape than it ever has been and it’s due to ebooks,” Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos told an audience on Tuesday in a …

Italia: ¿los lectores que abandonaron la lectura en papel se habrán vuelto lectores digitales?

Datos divulgados por el Istat (Istituto Nazionale di Statistica) de <b>Italia</b> revelan una estrepitosa <b>caída</b> de la <b>lectura tradicional</b> entre los jóvenes de …

Ten Things You May Not Know About Ebook Prices

How much should you pay for an ebook? $9.99? $0.99? $0? And how much should you price your ebooks? I’m going to tell you what people have <b>actually paid</b> for their ebooks, based on some hard data from Luzme. You can set the price of your book to be anything you want; what <b>really</b> matters is what someone …

Nubico, su precio y el sentido de su negocio

–<p><b>Han pasado seis meses desde el lanzamiento oficial de</b> <b>Nubico</b> <b>y su página web sigue siendo el desierto del Gobi de la información. No han publicado</b> …

In Spain, Has the Increase in Ebook Releases Reduced Piracy?

Increased market supply appears to be having an impact on Spanish ebook piracy, though it remains a widespread problem.<p>By Andrés Delgado Darnalt<p>Ebook …

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informacion, infoxicacion, redes sociales, alfabetizacion, Karl Taro Greenfield, The New York Times

Nunca ha sido tan fácil pretender saber mucho sin llegar a saber nada gracias a las actualizaciones en la redes sociales, a los tuits o a las alertar …

Los distribuidores europeos de ebooks ven en la piratería un freno para su expansión

La <b>piratería</b> es un obstáculo para la expansión del ebook aunque contradictoriamente en una etapa inicial pueda contribuir a crear la costumbre de que …

La calidad editorial: una necesidad.

Si hay hoy un debate subterráneo, aunque cada vez menos subterráneo, en el mundo editorial es el referido a la calidad del trabajo editorial.<p>Semanas …

La preservación digital como alternativa a la obsolescencia tecnológica

La principal dificultad cuando se realiza preservación se debe al <b>carácter intangible de los objetos digitales.</b> Tienen una dependencia directa de la …