Category Archives: Electronic books

E-reading

The ABCs of E-Reading is an article from the Wall St. Journal that gives some interesting stats on e-readers and e-reading. Related articles by Zemanta The ABCs of E-Reading [Voices] (voices.allthingsd.com) eReaders driving book buying growth, says survey (telegraph.co.uk) E-Readers … Continue reading

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1100 More Ebooks

This week 1100 more e-books have been added to our ebrary collection. You can use our new ebook widget to search for ebooks.

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Improvements to ebrary

A Reader is no longer required to take advantage of ebrary’s key functionality! ebrary has added significant capabilities to QuickViewTM, which does not require any software downloads or installations. New features include the following: Ability to customize InfoToolsTM, which turns … Continue reading

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Ebook or Pbook

We want to know what George Fox University people think! When you have a choice between an ebook or a print book, how often do you use the ebook?trends

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Mass Book Digitization Project

Image by Matti Mattila via Flickr Nearly 60,000 books prized by historians, writers and genealogists, many too old and fragile to be safely handled, have been digitally scanned as part of the first-ever mass book-digitization project of the U.S. Library … Continue reading

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Ebooks and Your Rights

Image via Wikipedia Ebooks are taking off and taking us into uncharted territory. The Electronic Frontier Foundation provides a helpful checklist for readers of digital books. Get information on privacy issues, Digital Rights Management, ownership, censorship and more. Related articles … Continue reading

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Reading More

Image via Wikipedia Are people reading more because of ebook readers? Amazon and Sony are seeing e-book customers buying more books than customers who buy print. Read more in E-book fans keep format in spotlight by Brad Stone, New York … Continue reading

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Ebook Readers and Privacy

Image via Wikipedia The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has created a Buyer’s Guide to E-book Privacy. Related articles by Zemanta E-reader privacy policies compared: Big Kindle is watching you (engadget.com) Electronic Frontier Foundation Criticizes eBook Privacy Policies (geardiary.com) EFF’s ebook-buyer’s … Continue reading

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eDGe

Image by greenasian via Flickr Could the hybrid, two-screen device called the eDGe be the answer for electronic textbooks? Read about it in the New York Times article, “Devices to Take Textbooks Beyond Text” by Anne Eisenberg. Related articles by … Continue reading

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Google Editions

Google Inc. has plans to launch an online bookstore in 2010.  This new venture is called Google Editions and it will offer a universal e-book format.

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