Home > ResourceBlog > Article

« All ResourceBlog Articles

 

Feed

Wednesday, 22nd September 2010

E-Book Roundup: New and Projected Sales Numbers; E-Book Primer; Libraries & E-Book Assets; E-Book Reader Concept Video; and More

+ AAP Reports Publisher Book Sales for July (American Association American of Publishers)

E-book sales continue to grow, with a 150.2 percent increase over July 2009 ($40.8 million); year-to-date E-book sales are up 191.0 percent. Downloaded Audio Books also saw an increase of 38.4 percent over last year, with sales of $6.6 million this July; and the category was also up 35.3 percent year-to-date. Physical Audio Book sales decreased 35.6 percent in July with sales totaling $8.7 million; sales for the year to date are down 0.6 percent.

+ "The US eBook Market For 2010? $500 Million" (by Alex Wilhelm, The Next Web)
See Also: "Why Smartphones Will Be the Books of the Future (via Nseries Blog" (From Nokia)

+ "TeleRead E-Book Primer Part One: What is an E-Book? (by Chris Meadows, TeleRead)

+ "Can Libraries Work Together to Acquire eBook Assets?" by Eric Hellman, Go to Hellman)

+ Video: The Future of the Book (via IDEO)
See Also: E-Book Readers: “Digital eBook: Print in Form, Electronic in Nature” (Includes Links to Several Videos)

+ E-Book Readers: “Digital eBook: Print in Form, Electronic in Nature” (via ResourceShelf)
Includes links to several videos and images. Cool!

+ Video: "The Future of the Book" (via IDEO)

Meet Nelson, Coupland, and Alice — the faces of tomorrow’s book. Watch IDEO’s vision for the future of the book. What new experiences might be created by linking diverse discussions, what additional value could be created by connected readers to one another, and what innovative ways we might use to tell our favorite stories and build community around books?

+ "New Books Jump Off the Page with Digital Enhancements" (By Bob Minzesheimer, USA Today)

+ "First enhanced e-book launched in France" (via The Bookseller)

+ "Educators, librarians see advantages of eBooks (via The Daily Item)"

+ QR Code Book Chapter Headings (via 2nd Code)
2d Code views this as the best example of QR's and chapter headings to this point.

+ Content Development Key to E-Book Industry (via Korea Herald)

+ A Tweet from WorldCat.org Reports the iPhone and iPad App "Book Crawler" Now includes WorldCat Data
The tweet says an official announcement is coming soon.




« All ResourceBlog Articles

 

FreePint

FreePint supports the value of information in the enterprise. Read more »


FeedLatest FreePint Content:


  • Click to view the article Product Review of Attensa (Competitors, Development & Pricing)
    Friday, 28th August 2015

    In the final part of his review of knowledge management and current awareness tool Attensa, Dale Moore looks at pricing and the way that the product is evolving. He also considers whether products such as awareness services NewsEdge.com and Linex, and also InfoDesk, LexisNexis Publisher and Manzama could be considered competitors.

  • Click to view the article Analysing Authentication Challenges & Approaches - FreePint Research
    Thursday, 27th August 2015

    Authentication solutions need to address a range of requirements, both internal and external, and operate seamlessly and invisibly to the user. Large organisations are coping with situations where they're multiplying those requirements against dozens and sometimes hundreds of suppliers, in multiple countries, on mobile devices... Find out more about FreePint's research investigating these challenges and approaches.

  • Click to view the article Product Review of Attensa (Technology - Search & User Interface; Outputs & Alerts; Administration & Help)
    Thursday, 27th August 2015

    The third part of Dale Moore's product review goes into detail about the technology behind the knowledge management and current awareness tool Attensa. The ethos of the platform is not about finding relevant information but using what you already have. This adds up to a different take on the problem of dealing with information overload.

  • ... more ...

All FreePint Content »
FreePint Topics »


A FreePint Subscription delivers articles and reports that support your organisation's information practice, content and strategy.

Find out more and order a FreePint Subscription by visiting the
completing our online form: Subscription Order page.


FreePint Testimonials

"I just wanted to let you know that I found this quick webinar very informative! I'm happy that I made time to attend. Thanks for the reminders ..."

Read more testimonials and supply yours »






 

 
 
 

Register

Register to receive the free ResourceShelf Newsletter, featuring highlighted posts.

Find out more »

Article Categories

All Article Categories »

Archive

All Archives »