Morning Links

Should TeleRead drop its daily links? Time better spent on more original stuff?

By David Rothman
July 9, 2015 // 23 Comments

No one in the TeleRead community has spoken up in the wake of our post saying we’d swap “Morning Links” for “TeleRead Links.” Does this mean we made our [...]

‘Morning Links’ will be ‘TeleRead Links’—and normally show up in the afternoon

By David Rothman
July 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

I started TeleRead in the ’90s to promote, among other things, the use of digital technology for family literacy. Notice the F word. It only makes sense that the operation of the TeleRead site [...]

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 [...]

Morning Roundup: Tips for proofreaders; Chinese piracy; public domain artwork; and more

By libertyc
August 23, 2013 // 0 Comments

Proofreaders-to-Be: Loving Books Isn’t Enough (Louise Harnby) I recently received a phone call from someone thinking about a career in proofreading. “I just wondered if you could spare five [...]

Morning Roundup: Opinion pieces about digital watermarks, losing bookstores, and Macbook Air batteries

By libertyc
August 16, 2013 // 0 Comments

What Happens to Your Macbook Air Battery in a Year (GigaOM) When a PhD student charted his Macbook Air’s battery for its first year of life, the level of decay he saw surprised him. * * * Kobo [...]

Evening Roundup: The SF Chron's Paywall Goes Bust; An Interview with the CCC's Roy Kaufman; and more

By libertyc
August 15, 2013 // 1 Comment

An Interview with Roy Kaufman, Copyright Clearance Center (Scholarly Kitchen) About 18 months ago, Roy Kaufman, Wiley’s Legal Director, left us for a new role as Managing Director of New Ventures [...]

Morning Roundup: Equating Piracy with Lost Sales is Baloney

By libertyc
July 31, 2013 // 0 Comments

Writer of ‘Daredevil’ Comic Books: Equating Piracy with Lost Sales is Baloney (Techdirt) It’s been pointed out here on multiple occasions that one pirated item does not equal one [...]

Morning Roundup: How booksellers can combat showrooming; Kobo's new 10-inch tablet; and more

By libertyc
July 29, 2013 // 0 Comments

Kobo Has a 10-Inch Tablet in Production Code Named Macallan (Good e-Reader Canadian-based Kobo has started to release a number of new e-Readers every year, and a growing tablet line. The Kobo Arc was [...]

Morning Roundup: Indie publishing on Kickstarter; hackers attacking universities; and more

By libertyc
July 18, 2013 // 0 Comments

How Book Covers Have to Evolve in the Digital Age (Good e-Reader) As publishing adapts to changes in the technology of books, one area that still remains to adapt is the all-important cover art. Two [...]

Morning Roundup: Russian e-book market hampered by piracy

By libertyc
July 16, 2013 // 0 Comments

Russian eBook Market is Hampered by Rampant Piracy (Good e-Reader) The digital ebook market in Russia is growing according to the Russian Association of Online Publishers. The ebook market has [...]

Morning Roundup: Why indie publishing beats a mainstream book deal; what makes a book readable; more

By libertyc
July 10, 2013 // 0 Comments

Goodreads Users Reveal What Makes a Book Readable (Good e-Reader) Goodreads is not only one of the top sources for online book discovery, but the buzz platform also commissions a number of surveys [...]

Morning Roundup: The future of books, the e-book market in France, and more

By libertyc
July 8, 2013 // 0 Comments

eBooks Now 3% of French Market (The Digital Reader) eBooks might be seeing immense popularity in US and UK but they’re not having the same luck in France. There’s a new report out this week that [...]

Morning Roundup: Children's book writing advice from Stan Lee, Bookeen launches an Android tablet, and more

By libertyc
July 4, 2013 // 0 Comments

Stan Lee Shares Children’s Book Writing Advice (GalleyCat) The legendary comic book creator Stan Lee recently founded his own children’s book imprint with 1821 Comics and Terry Dougas * * * [...]

Morning Roundup: Amazon gets a patent on X-Ray and Public Notes; Yahoo acquires Qwiki

By libertyc
July 3, 2013 // 0 Comments

Amazon Gets a Patent on Kindle X-Ray, Public Notes (The Digital Reader) Amazon wasn’t the first to think of adding extras to ebooks but they could well be the last to add the X-Ray feature and [...]

Morning Roundup: Cartoon Rejection Rates at the New Yorker

By libertyc
July 2, 2013 // 0 Comments

Cartoon Rejection Rates at the New Yorker (GalleyCat) How many times have you been rejected? The average cartoonist who works with The New Yorker magazine could get rejected up to 15 times every [...]

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