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Morning Links: Death to passwords? Who the Big Five publishers REALLY are. ALA conference.

By David Rothman
July 6, 2015 // 2 Comments

How to kill the password: Don’t ask for one – Read/Write Web Streamlined blogging platform Medium rolled out a new login process…that throws the trusty old password out the window. Instead, you simply enter an email address or phone number, and a temporary login link lands in [...]

Morning Links — FAA Facing More Pressure on Device Usage

By libertyc
January 4, 2013 // 0 Comments

FAA Facing More Pressure to Change Rules on Electronic Device Usage (Techdirt) Authors Benefit from Teamwork on Promotion (Good E-Reader) The Guardian Reveals an Important Truth About Article Comments (Scholarly Kitchen) OverDrive, 3M Kick Off 2013 With Promising eBook Developments (The Digital [...]

Morning Links — Stories you may have missed

By libertyc
January 3, 2013 // 0 Comments

Irish Newspaper Wants to Charge License Fee for Links (The Digital Reader) What to Watch for in 2012 (The Shatzkin Files) Hearst: Nearly 800,000 Subs a Month, Short of 1 Million Goal (Paid Content) How Neutral Can Kazakh-Language Wikipedia Be? (Techdirt) Kindle Daily Deal: The Color Purple by [...]

Morning Links — Stories you may have missed

By libertyc
January 2, 2013 // 0 Comments

Belgian Media Planning Shared Digital Content Passport (Paid Content) What I’d Like to See From Digital Booksellers in 2013 (Failure Ahoy!) What Didn’t Enter the Public Domain This Week That Should Have (Techdirt) Publishing Without Perishing (New York Times) Kindle Daily [...]

Morning Links: 10 Digital Publishing Predictions for 2013

By libertyc
December 21, 2012 // 0 Comments

Ten Bold Predictions for Ebooks and Digital Publishing in 2013 (Digital Book World) Top 12 #DigitalPublishing Twitter Accounts to Follow in 2013 (Digital Book World) How the Publishing World Acclimated to the Digital Revolution: Part 1 (Highbrow magazine) ‘Boycott Amazon’ campaign [...]

Morning Links: Penguin settles with DOJ; NYT publishing e-books

By libertyc
December 19, 2012 // 0 Comments

eBooks Can Unify Backlist for Prominent Authors (Digital Book World) The Slow But Steady March Toward Paid Content (Scholarly Kitchen) Google Play Books Introduces Read-Aloud Feature (Good E-Reader) Penguin Settles with Department of Justice in eBook Pricing Case (Paid Content) Kindle Daily Deal: [...]

Morning Roundup — Stories you may have missed

By libertyc
December 18, 2012 // 0 Comments

Best Practices for Designing Children’s Digital Reading Experiences (Digital Book World) Giving the Gift of eReading (Media Shift) MacMillan Begins to Discount eBooks with Resellers (GoodeReader) Kobo for iPad Updated (The Digital Reader) Kindle Daily Deal: The Devil of Nanking by Mo Hayder [...]

Morning Roundup — Stories you may have missed

By libertyc
December 17, 2012 // 1 Comment

Kindle Books on OLPC Laptop (The Digital Reader) The Right to Resell: A Ticking Timebomb Over Digital Goods (Paid Content) Ectaco Color Jetbook 2 to Debut in March (Good E-Reader) Self-Publishing Attracts Elder Authors (Sun-Sentinel) Kindle Daily Deals: The Last Block in Harlem & 3 others [...]

Weekend Roundup — Stories you may have missed

By libertyc
December 15, 2012 // 0 Comments

Harry Potter shop opens (The Guardian)  Half of Amazon’s Top-Ten Best-Selling Books of 2012 Are Erotic Romance (Digital Book World) Create Your Own Storybook App (Writer Unboxed) You Have Two, Maybe Three Years… (Publishers Weekly) Kindle Daily Deals: Crooked Letter, Crooked [...]

Morning Roundup — Stories you may have missed

By libertyc
December 14, 2012 // 1 Comment

The Wrong War Over Libraries: Publishers vs Libraries (Forbes) The European Union Strikes Down Agency Pricing (Good E-Reader) Let Congress Know That Now is the Time to Fix Copyright, Not Put Their Head in the Sand (Techdirt) Librarians Use Social Networking More Than Teachers and Principal (The [...]

Morning Roundup — Stories you may have missed

By libertyc
December 13, 2012 // 0 Comments

Infographic: People Will Pay to Support Creators, Even When Free is an Option (Techdirt) What Writers Need to Know About Goodreads (Media Bistro) Byliner, Simon & Schuster Strike Print Deals for a Digital Era (Paid Content) Google Play Magazines Now Available in UK (Good E-Reader) Kindle Daily [...]

Morning Roundup — Stories you may have missed

By libertyc
December 12, 2012 // 0 Comments

Baker & Taylor Jumps Into Audiobook Business (Good E-Reader) The Business of Editing: Burning Bridges (An American Editor) We’re Pretty Sure a Book Should Have More than One Page (Consumerist) Top Ten Trends in Children’s Books in 2012 from Scholastic (Digital Book World) Kindle [...]

Morning Roundup — Stories you may have missed

By libertyc
December 11, 2012 // 0 Comments

I Like my iPad Mini—Much to my Surprise (Good E-Reader) Is There Really Any Value to Getting eReaders into Bricks and Mortar Stores? (The Digital Reader) FCC Boss Tired of Having to Put his iPad Away for Takeoff, Tells FCC to Fix it (Techdirt) Let the eBook Price Wars Begin: Three eBook Pricing [...]

Morning Roundup — Stories you may have missed

By libertyc
December 10, 2012 // 0 Comments

Barnes & Noble Launches Nook Video in the UK (Good E-Reader) eBooks Via Kindle Freetime Unlimited: Game-Changer or Non-Starter? (Publisher’s Weekly) Why B&N Can’t Ever Catch up to Amazon (The Digital Reader) Average eBook Bestseller Price Drops as Hachette, Simon & Schuster [...]

Morning Roundup — Stories you may have missed

By libertyc
December 7, 2012 // 0 Comments

EU Recognizes Need to Modernize Copyright, Plans to Announce Reforms (Techdirt) Amazon Allows Kindle Direct Authors to Sell eBooks in Canada (Good E-Reader) Waterstones Rile Kindle Paperwhite Owners with Branded Screensaver (Tech Digest) Kobo Playing to Win International eBook Wars (Forbes) Kindle [...]

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