September 23, 2017

Wish More eBooks Were Available From Arlington Libraries?

Wish More eBooks Were Available From Arlington Libraries?
Having offered eBooks for five years now and with 10,000 titles to choose from — including best-sellers, kids' books and favorite series — you can surely find something great to read. But if you're looking for a particular title, you should know that …

Expanding Options for Publishing: The New Hybrid Author
Diversion publishes in eBook and print-on-demand formats only, with a curated list, a hands-on and long-term approach to marketing and publicity, and high royalty splits beyond what any author would find at even the e-only imprints of the bigger houses …
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Macmillan CEO, John Sargent, Reverses Himself and Settles With DoJ
“Just as consumers are already paying lower prices for the e-book versions of many of Hachette's, HarperCollins' and Simon & Schuster's new releases and best sellers, we expect the prices of many of Macmillan's e-books will also decline.” … “Under the …
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Local libraries adapting to increase in e-book users

Local libraries adapting to increase in e-book users
According to a study by the Pew Research Center, e-book users are on the rise, causing many libraries to consider how to stay relevant in an age of technology that is easily accessible and often free. In the last year, the percentage of e-book readers …
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How to use your iPhone, iPad or Mac to borrow ebooks from the library
Borrowing an ebook: Browsing the online library of ebooks is the same experience for all e-eaders. You will select a book via your browser. I found that using Safari for OS X and iOS work just fine for this. Once you associate your library account with …
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Macmillan tests selling e-books to libraries in two-year stretches
Major publishers are taking wildly different approaches to resolving the woes surrounding e-book lending at libraries: they're experimenting with both the short-yet-cheap subscription as well as an expensive option to pay only once for perpetual use.
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