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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.

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