BREAKING: O'Reilly Media Retiring the Tools of Change Conference and TOC Blog

By Dan Eldridge
May 2, 2013 // 0 Comments

Earlier today, O’Reilly Media founder Tim O’Reilly announced in a blog post that after seven years of hosting the Tools of Change for Publishing conference, a digital publishing event [...]

At TOC, a Tempest of paradigm-challenging ideas on what an e-book can be and do

By Lynn Rosen
February 15, 2013 // 0 Comments

O wonder! How many goodly books are there here! How beauteous publishing is! I attended the O’Reilly Tools of Change for Publishing (TOC) conference this past Tuesday and learned about a topic [...]

Our upcoming TOC 2013 coverage

By Dan Eldridge
February 12, 2013 // 0 Comments

O’Reilly’s annual Tools of Change for Publishing conference just got underway this morning at the New York Marriott Marquis in Manhattan. And while we unfortunately weren’t able to [...]

PDF is most popular format, PC is most popular reader for O’Reilly e-book customers

By libertyc
March 23, 2012 // 5 Comments

O’Reilly TOC general manager and occasional TeleRead contributor Joe Wilkert has a piece up on O’Reilly Radar looking at a survey O’Reilly recently conducted of its e-book customers, asking on [...]

TOC webcast on digital bookmaking tools now available

By Chris Walters
July 6, 2011 // 1 Comment

Last week, we posted about a new Tools of Change webcast from Peter Meyers that looked at several ebook production tools currently available. If you missed it, the webcast is now archived and [...]

O’Reilly TOC covers e-book news; Sharp’s President talks about new e-reader

By libertyc
August 25, 2010 // 5 Comments

The O’Reilly Tools of Change blog has launched a new weekly column covering at e-book news. This week’s column looks at the Samsung E60’s UK release by WHSmith, the $70 price cut for the [...]

Kaplan Publishing experiments with free e-books

By libertyc
August 25, 2010 // 3 Comments

Kaplan Publishing is going to give away 95 of its books as free iBooks editions for the week of August 24-30. Brett Sandusky, director of marketing at Kaplan, has a post at the O’Reilly Tools of [...]

Ricoh Innovations adds e-footnotes without QR codes

By libertyc
July 12, 2010 // 0 Comments

Last month, I mentioned Ubimark’s publication of a print edition of Around the World in 80 Days with “e-footnotes”—QR codes that can be scanned by a free iPhone app to turn into links to [...]

Kassia Kroszer’s observations on Tools of Change

By libertyc
March 1, 2010 // 0 Comments

Kassia Kroszer at Booksquare has a great wrap-up of the Tools of Change conference, in which she talks about her own and others’ presentations, links to interesting blog articles, and shares some [...]

Final TOC Report: Keynote, The future of digital distribution and ebook marketing

By libertyc
February 24, 2010 // 0 Comments

Tim O”Reilly, founder and CEO of O’Reilly media. Challenge is not to build the coolest and most enhanced ebooks. The publisher will never be a winner in a technology race. Innovations do [...]

TOC Report: Keynote, 1,001 Arabian rights; digital publishing and its role in exposing non-English languages

By libertyc
February 24, 2010 // 0 Comments

Ramy Habeeb, established first Arabic language ebook house. Arab publishing market behind western publishing, and its lessons also applicable to other emerging economies. 60,000 titles published [...]

TOC Report: Keynote, Rethinking the role of funding academic book publishing

By libertyc
February 24, 2010 // 0 Comments

Frances Pinter, Bloomsbury Academic. Startup academic publisher. Publishing monographs in academia, an endangered species. 1980 sold 3,000 copies of typical monograph, now sell about 350. Challenge: [...]

TOC Report: Results of Book Industry Study Group consumer survey

By libertyc
February 24, 2010 // 0 Comments

Angela Bole, BSIG; Kelly Gallagher, Bowker Consumer attitudes to ebook reading. Ongoing project. Very fresh data, completed survey last week and this is the first release to the public. Looked a [...]

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