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Publishing CEOs focus on challenges at the Digital Book World Conference

By Susan Lulgjuraj
January 15, 2014 // 0 Comments

NEW YORK – While traditional publishers look for ways to compete in the digital marketplace, one of the biggest problems they face still has to do with physical stores. Traditional publishers are losing out on shelf space with the loss of Borders or smaller outlets getting rid of books, making it [...]

Ebook report looks at markets across the globe

By libertyc
October 3, 2013 // 2 Comments

Ever wanted to know what ebooks are doing across the globe? The newest ebook report has been published, looking at different publishing markets across the world, including the U.S., U.K., Europe, Brazil, China, India and more. The Global Ebook report, which it is now called, also looked at emerging [...]

Feeling Rudderless with the Loss of O'Reilly's TOC? Consider This

By Lynn Rosen
May 10, 2013 // 0 Comments

Much conversation and virtual space has been devoted over the last week to the announcement by O’Reilly that they are discontinuing the Tools of Change conference. The announcement stunned many, and lamentation abounded at the loss of what had been, for many, a forum for hearing new ideas and, [...]

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 attended annually by many of the biggest names and most important members of the industry, the [...]

How to build you very own Little Free Library

By Dan Eldridge
April 10, 2013 // 0 Comments

I vaguely remember seeing a few blog posts and photo-heavy features here and there in months past about tiny, DIY libraries. It always seemed to me like the sort of thing you might expect to see in one of those weird BuzzFeed roundups: 12 Oddball Book Lovers Who’ve Built Tiny Libraries On the [...]

Harvard Business Review Press Joins the DRM-Free Crowd

By libertyc
September 15, 2012 // 0 Comments

When the O’Reilly and TOR publishing companies announced their now-historic decisions to drop all DRM from their respective e-books, it’s probably fair to say that the digital reading community felt nearly as vindicated as it did relieved, and elated. But for the most part, [...]

Quick Notes: Popular Science, Android reading, O’Reilly, librarians, network neutrality

By libertyc
March 5, 2010 // 0 Comments

Wired’s Gadget Lab  reports that Popular Science has put its entire 137-year archive of scanned articles on-line for free. The archives even include original period advertisements. Kudos to Popular Science for foregoing the paywall! At MobileRead, Nate the Great has linked a pair of articles [...]

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