Morning Links — Proofreading tips for self-publishers

By Joanna Cabot
February 27, 2013 // 0 Comments

Ten Proofreading Tips for Self-Publishers (Media Shift) McGraw-Hill Digital Learning Tools Released for Canadian Students (Good e-Reader) Buy a Nook HD+, Get a $50 Gift Card (The Digital Reader) How Some Authors Buy Spots on Bestseller Lists (Media Bistro) Kindle Daily Deals: Dead Asleep by [...]

Morning Roundup — Stories you may have missed

By Joanna Cabot
November 27, 2012 // 2 Comments

A Call for Fair eBook Pricing- Site-Based Pricing Has Small Schools Over-Charged (The Digital Shift) Barnes & Noble Launches Nook for Android and iOS in UK (Digital Book World) McGraw-Hill Sells Off Education Unit for 2.5B (GigaOM) Bookboard Beta Introduces 300 Children’s Titles (Good [...]

McGraw-Hill Exec: Tech will make us rethink age grouping in schools

By Joanna Cabot
September 28, 2012 // 1 Comment

Here’s an interesting article quoting a publishing exec who thinks technology will make us rethink age grouping in schools and organize them instead by competency. The executive, Jeff Livingston, points to online platforms like Khan Academy and Coursera as examples of technological innovation [...]

McGraw-Hill formally launches ebook library for libraries

By libertyc
May 12, 2011 // 5 Comments

From a M-H News Release: McGraw-Hill Professional announces the launch of the McGraw-Hill eBook Library,, a state-of-the-art platform delivering unparalleled access to the publisher’s premium content for institutions around the world.  Responding to librarians’ and [...]

Select McGraw-Hill educational math apps free until 4/16

By Paul Biba
April 15, 2011 // 0 Comments

Found this at the Unofficial Apple Weblog.  Evidently its been going on all week, but during the conference of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics the following apps will be free: Everyday Mathematics Addition Top-It: 0 to 10 basic addition and number comparison game Everyday [...]

McGraw-Hill Create: customized ebooks for the classroom

By libertyc
April 14, 2011 // 0 Comments

From CNBC: The McGraw-Hill Create platform enables instructors to easily customize digital content for their courses, combining their own course-specific materials with a range of other resources. Instructors have instant access to a vast library of McGraw-Hill resources to develop instructional [...]

Publishing Business Conference: Are we authors? curators? or technologists?

By Paul Biba
April 4, 2011 // 2 Comments

David Aldea, Strategic Consultant, Digital Transformation/Digital Innovation, The McGraw-Hill Cos. We are becoming more connected and less private, and seem to be OK with that. Over 70% of world’s population have mobile phones and in US 90% of population have phones and 85% of children have [...]

5 E-Book Trends That Will Change the Future of Publishing

By Paul Biba
December 28, 2010 // 8 Comments

Philip Ruppel, the president of McGraw-Hill Professional, has an article with the above name in Mashable today. His 5 trends are: 1. Enhanced ebooks are coming and will only get better; 2. The device war is nearly over; 3. The $9.99 ebook won’t last forever Amazon popularized the $9.99 price [...]

Textbook companies to partner with ScrollMotion to put content on iPad

By Chris Meadows
February 2, 2010 // 0 Comments

Now we know what McGraw-Hill’s CEO was talking about when he leaked that the iPad existed and would support his company’s textbooks. As mentioned by Engadget, the Wall Street Journal reports that a number of textbook publishers including McGraw-Hill are partnering with e-book app company [...]

iPad quick link roundup

By Chris Meadows
January 28, 2010 // 0 Comments

A few iPad quick-links: Remember how McGraw-Hill’s CEO blithely leaked about his company’s involvement with the iPad last night? Insiders tell VentureBeat that as a result, any mention of his company was entirely dropped from the iPad’s launch today. If true, not a great surprise. You don’t [...]

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