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The Unbound Book Conference, May 19-21

The Unbound Book Conference, May 19-21

Reading and publishing in the digital age The conventional notion of the book, based on centuries of print, is rapidly growing outdated. The book is coming unbound in a double sense: both freed from the bindings of the printed...

Eelco Ferwerda Talks About Open Access in Academic Publishing

Eelco Ferwerda, the president of the recently established Association of European University Presses, has been involved in electronic publishing...
The Shelfless Bookstore

The Shelfless Bookstore

What is the difference between a traditional bookstore and an online bookstore? You could say it’s in the opening hours, the delivery time and number of employees, but let’s focus on one of the main differences. A traditional bookstore...

Digital Publishing in Education

In this new era of digital publishing, we should not only be concerned with the things we can can do in our leisure time, moreover, we should try to find the boundaries of what digital publishing can mean to...

Why the iPad will change the e-reader

E-readers are on the market for a while but the digital version of the book never got really popular. Readers were slow, dull, and not sexy at all. The image of the e-reader changed a couple of months ago...
A Tale of Two Books: Digital Versus Print

A Tale of Two Books: Digital Versus Print

Imagine the scene, it's Christmas, little Billy rushes downstairs and throws himself on the presents under the tree. He reaches out and snatches up what he thinks is the new Larry Botter book and rips off the paper in...
Booklistening

Booklistening

Late November this year Folium Partners, LLC will launch the world’s first automated audiobook and app-creation service under the name ModernBookFactory.com. The service will give the opportunity to independent digital publishers, authors and copyright owners to upload their manuscripts,...