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Electronic Books and ePublishing
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 227

Electronic Books and ePublishing

Over the past few years the e-book has received much attention - the new generation of books can be downloaded from the Internet. Indeed, many publishing applications nowadays enable the production of electronic books. This book shows readers how to design electronic books using the book metaphor. The information presented is a culmination of the author's experience as an author and researcher. It contains valuable information gathered through user surveys, user focus groups, usability testing, and participation in industry groups and standards organisations. A definite must-have for anyone interested in the new generation of books.

Electronic Books and Epublishing
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 248

Electronic Books and Epublishing

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2014-01-15
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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Electronic Books and ePublishing
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 227

Electronic Books and ePublishing

Over the past few years the e-book has received much attention - the new generation of books can be downloaded from the Internet. Indeed, many publishing applications nowadays enable the production of electronic books. This book shows readers how to design electronic books using the book metaphor. The information presented is a culmination of the author's experience as an author and researcher. It contains valuable information gathered through user surveys, user focus groups, usability testing, and participation in industry groups and standards organisations. A definite must-have for anyone interested in the new generation of books.

Reading and Writing the Electronic Book
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 185

Reading and Writing the Electronic Book

Developments over the last 20 years have fueled considerable speculation about the future of the book and of reading itself. This book begins with a gloss over the history of electronic books, including the social and technical forces that have shaped their development. The focus then shifts to reading and how we interact with what we read: basic issues such as legibility, annotation, and navigation are examined as aspects of reading that eBooks inherit from their print legacy. Because reading is fundamentally communicative, I also take a closer look at the sociality of reading: how we read in a group and how we share what we read. Studies of reading and eBook use are integrated throughout t...

Adapting to E-Books
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 290

Adapting to E-Books

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2013-09-13
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  • Publisher: Routledge

Electronic books are now having a major impact on library collections. This book provides models for acquisitions policies and reports on several surveys of faculty and librarian attitudes toward e-books. It discusses issues in acquiring cataloguing and collection development regarding this important new library resource. Its subject matter deals with the different types of e-books, statistical data available for e-book usage, the development of e-book collections, learning environments, integrating e-books into local catalogues, acquisitions and usage monitoring of e-books. This book will be of interest to librarians across all educational sectors, library science scholars and e-book publishers. This book was published as a special issue of The Acquisitions Librarian.

eBooks Collection - Artwork finalization and conversion to electronic books in ePub, Mobi and PDF
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 180

eBooks Collection - Artwork finalization and conversion to electronic books in ePub, Mobi and PDF

This collection of books was designed in order to provide the knowledge to help diagramming professionals of many different segments. This allows them to produce eBooks in the ePub, Mobi and PDF formats, to be read and displayed by applications installed on desktop computers, notebooks, netbooks, smart phones, as well as eReaders and tablets such as iPad, Sony Reader, Nooks, Kindle etc. Using the InDesign CS5 and CS5.5 as main tools, as well as some other utilities, this collection of books covers all concepts, technologies and procedures required to produce eBooks with quality. This first volume describes the concepts and features of the main formats, care, technical procedures, page elements elaboration, graphic design limits, diagramming good practices, as well as the techniques to convert the contents into ePub, Mobi and PDF formats. The others volumes of this collection will focus on more technical issues and generation of eBooks with multimedia content.

E:content
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 95

E:content

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2001
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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No Shelf Required 2
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 254

No Shelf Required 2

E-book content, devices, and services have created challenges for libraries-- as well as opportunities. Because the e-book playing field is constantly changing, any predictions are, at best, tenuous. Librarians must be resilient in order to manage-- and not be managed by-- e-books and their progenies.

E-books
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 112

E-books

Author Hal Marcovitz examines the enormous popularity of e-books in the 21st century. Readers will learn about the evolution of the e-book concept from Project Gutenberg to dedicated e-readers such as Kindle and Nook, as well as the adaptation of e-books for tablet computers. Later chapters delve into how e-readers are changing the way people read, how e-books are impacting the publishing industry and libraries, and how the e-book may change in the future.

E-books in Academic Libraries
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 224

E-books in Academic Libraries

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2010-12-08
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  • Publisher: Elsevier

Written from the perspective of a librarian, this book offers a comprehensive overview of the impact of e-books on academic libraries. The author discusses advantages to both researchers and librarians and provides current examples of innovative uses of e-books in academic contexts. This book reviews the current situation in e-book publishing, and describes problems in managing e-books in libraries caused by the variety of purchase models and varying formats available, and the lack of standardisation. It discusses solutions for providing access and maintaining bibliographic control, looks at various initiatives to publicise and promote e-books, and compares e-book usage surveys to track chan...