For the past few years, both the California State University and the University of California libraries have been experimenting with packages that replace paper books with e-books…
September 2014 Amazon launches Kindle Unlimited — a Netflix-for-books — in the UK Amazon is launching its Kindle Unlimited ebooks subscription service in the UK, following its US debut in July.
The titles are offered through Pro Quest ebook companies ebrary and EBL.
Changes in ebook production and conversion technologies are opening up new opportunities when it comes to digital content.
But that expansion is also creating a handful of challenges for those who use such tools, and quality assurance methods will need to adapt to keep pace…
For an ebook distributor to succeed in a developing market they need to adapt to methodologies, in particular payment mechanisms, already prevalent in that market…
This way, we’ll be able to keep you up to date with many more developments in the world of digital books and e-reading, on a truly global basis. Ulmart, Russia’s largest online store, started offering subscriptions today for Bookmate with unlimited access to electronic books for 150 rubles () a month.
Pro Quest Ebooks has partnered with O’Mahony’s, Irish booksellers and library suppliers, to deliver key content from leading publishers to institutions across Ireland and the UK.
This new partnership will enable O’Mahony’s customers to purchase over 600,000 ebook titles, which can be chosen title-by-title and then owned outright by the library.
has partnered with The Bookseller on a new preview section for self-published authors in the UK named ‘The Bookseller’s Independent Author Previews.’ NOOK Press will sponsor the new section and will be the exclusive source of self-published titles for preview consideration through April 2015.
Each month, beginning in October, The Bookseller will select approximately 10 NOOK Press titles to feature on the new section.