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BookGlutton - Social Reading

BookGlutton - Social Reading
BookGlutton, one of the web's first social reading systems, has shut down. Try its new sister site,, to "meet up" inside a book. From 2007 - 2013, BookGlutton delivered an innovative social reading experience. For many years, it was the only way people could discuss a book right from the page. Shared commenting was always a core part of the experience, including the ability to leave comments on paragraphs and chat inside chapters. The site represented a great innovation in reading and publishing, and we’ve seen it inspire other entrepreneurs and visionaries.

.epub eBooks Tutorial Original Content:Home | Books | eBooks | Other | Links | Fan Content: Andromeda | Avatars | Anime | Dark Angel | Matrix | Pern | Stargate | Star Trek | Star Wars Introduction: What is ePub? The Harry Potter Lexicon click above for detailed menus, click below for special sections Affiliate Sites: These web sites have received special permission to use material from the Lexicon to create similar sites for non-English-speaking fans.

The Death of the Book has Been Greatly Exaggerated Tech pundits recently moved up the date for the death of the book, to sometime around 2015, inspired largely by the rapid adoption of the iPad and the success of Amazon’s Kindle e-reader. But in their rush to christen a new era of media consumption, have the pundits overreached? I’m calling the peak of inflated expectations now.

eBooks 101: The Digital Content Strategy for Reaching Customers Anywhere, Anytime on Any Device « A Case Study Webinar with ASTD THUR • MARCH 31 • 2:00 PM EDTRegister Now Whether you sell books, software, or pharmaceuticals — if you produce or distribute large volumes of content, you’re a publisher — and are faced with how to provide your customers the content they need, when they need it, in their language, and on their preferred device. eBooks are an ideal solution.

Books Without Borders: The Digital Infinite Library It almost goes without saying that the recent demise of bookseller Borders, which is in the process of liquidating more than 200 of its superstores around the nation, was inevitable. The rise of digital book culture has made many of the traditional trappings of a physical bookstore presence obsolete. Booksellers like Borders and Barnes & Noble are trying their best to innovate their way out of a difficult situation - dedicating more floorspace to digital book readers, emphasizing higher-margin multimedia items (educational toys) and hosting more live events to draw in neighborhood foot traffic - but the economics of the publishing industry have forever changed.

Where U.S. Ebook Buyers Live Have you ever wondered where the most voracious ebook readers live? Probably not. It's a fun question, though, and for the first time ever I present the data to you. I set out to determine which states ebook buyers live in, and then I wanted to know how the states stack up against one another. No Shelf Required — A moderated discussion of the issues surrounding eBooks, for librarians and publishers. From the OverDrive blog: OverDrive conducted an end user survey from June 26-July 15, 2015. Administered via library websites, the survey collected input from 16,756 respondents. Their full report examines the positive effect the shift to digital content has had on the role of libraries in their communities by helping attract new readers, serve existing patrons better and reach beyond their physical walls. There is a nice infographic on the original OverDrive blog post. Click here to see the full report and survey.

E2BU The Idea Logical Company and Digital Book World have partnered to offer Enhanced Ebook University (E2BU). We believe the sudden interest of many publishers in the idea of enhanced ebooks calls for a broad and deep survey of what they are and how to think about them. That’s what this project will do. Enhanced Ebook University was created to provide background, perspective, and grounding for what we believe will be pretty widespread ebook creation efforts in the months to come. eBooks and schools Hi! I am a high school English teacher and I have had a Kindle for about a year--and I love it! I can annotate my texts and project passages and my notes for the class through Amazon's site and my LCD projector . A recent update allows me to group my books in collections and wherever I go, whatever room I am in, ALL of my Kindle books are with me; the Kindle fits neastly in most purses.

eBooks and Education eBooks are electronic forms of text. eBooks are texts that have been “published” in a digital format that displays on specialized reading devices or computers. There are now over 5,000,000 eBooks available online for free. It is now possible to have a library in every classroom or even in your pocket. Online eBook Libraries: This section contains informational links to a large number of exciting free online libraries. This section includes Libraries for Children, Book Note Libraries, Foreign Language Libraries, Libraries for Teachers, General and Special collection libraries, and eBook search engines.