Archive | July, 2010

BTB #176: Interactive Textbooks: Poised For Success?

An emerging new generation of interactive textbooks stands to change fundamentally the way students, instructors and authors use, share and create academic texts. Advanced digital tools make possible the convenience of online and downloadable access options, and can mean a much lower-priced textbook. At last month’s annual conference of the Text & Academic Authors Association […]

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BTB #175: E-Magination: What’s Now & What’s Next in Ebooks (Part 2)

On Monday, May 24, 2010, CCC’s Christopher Kenneally moderated a panel for the Independent Book Publishers Association at their annual “Publishing University” program. Featured guests discussing E-Magination: What’s Now & What’s Next in Ebooks were Mark Coker, Smashwords; Jack Sallay, Vook; David Hetherington of Baker & Taylor’s Digital Service Group; and Sara Nelson, Books Editor, […]

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BTB #174: E-Magination: What’s Now & What’s Next in Ebooks (Part 1)

On Monday, May 24, 2010, CCC’s Christopher Kenneally moderated a panel for the Independent Book Publishers Association at their annual “Publishing University” program. Featured guests discussing E-Magination: What’s Now & What’s Next in Ebooks were Mark Coker, Smashwords; Jack Sallay, Vook; David Hetherington of Baker & Taylor’s Digital Service Group; and Sara Nelson, Books Editor, […]

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Best of BTB: Beyond Print & Paper

The flow of e-reader devices onto the consumer market has quickly shifted from a trickle to a flood. With consumers captivated by the iPad, nook, Kindle, Skiff Reader, and QUE, a massive surge in demand for digitally distributed content is inevitable. As a result, those who write and publish are struggling with a new wave […]

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