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Carla Shinn

Don't Judge a Book By Its Cover: Tech-Savvy Teens Remain Fans of Print Books - 12 views

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    With today's rapidly evolving technology and ever-present social media changing the way consumers are connecting with the written word, it should come as no surprise that today's teens are finding and consuming content differently from previous generations. But while we typically associate these youthful consumers with being early adopters of new technology and digital content platforms, the reading habits of those aged 13-17 are a mix of old and new.
Alida Hanson

Out of Print - 10 views

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    "Out of Print highlights the sea change underway in the multi-billion dollar U.S. K-12 instructional materials market enabled by recent technology and intellectual property rights innovations. With a focus on the ultimate impact on student learning, the report provides examples of lessons learned from recent digital and open (OER) content initiatives by leading states and school districts and offers comprehensive recommendations for government, industry, and educators to ensure that the inevitable shift to digital instructional materials improves student achievement and engagement and efficiently uses scarce resources."
Cathy Oxley

Children still prefer reading physical books, finds Scholastic | The Bookseller - 21 views

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    "The number of children who have read an e-book has almost doubled since 2010 but children still prefer reading books for fun in print, according to Scholastic Inc's Kids and Family Reading Report, 4th Edition."
Fran Hughes

For Libraries and Publishers, an E-Book Tug of War - NYTimes.com - 31 views

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    "Publishers vs. Libraries: An E-Book Tug of War"
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    Article describes how major publishing companies have placed a ban on selling their ebooks to libraries.
Anthony Beal

Download the free Mobipocket eBook Reader software to read on your PDA and Smartphone. - 8 views

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    Software to convert to and read e-books
Anthony Beal

MobileReader Devices How-To - Gutenberg - 17 views

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    Guide from the Project Gutenberg on loading their texts onto Kindle, Nook, Kobo, Android, iPad etc
Anthony Beal

Amazon in Talks to Launch Digital-Book Library - WSJ.com - 21 views

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    annual fee to access a library of content
Jessica Thomas

The death of books has been greatly exaggerated | Books | guardian.co.uk - 7 views

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    An article looking at where the sales of books is heading, and what it means for authors as well as consumers.
Caroline Roche

eReaderIQ.com | The Easier, Faster, Smarter Way to Kindle! - 27 views

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    Excellent site for finding free books, recently dropped prices and new books to Kindle. The site will email you when a book you are watching drops to the price you would like to pay. Really useful for school libraries
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