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. Oh, and don’t forget your browser’s back arrow to return for more stories, or Ctrl D to bookmark this page. October 2014 It’s now legal to make backups of movies, music, and e-books in the UK Back in June, the United Kingdom outlined new copyright rules that would allow citizens to make backups of their music, movies, and e-books. Digital content sales platform Gumroad is launching an i OS app today to help authors and other content creators sell their work directly to consumers. The new i Phone app allows users to create custom mobile libraries of digital content purchased through Gumroad. e-Book News It is a truth too rarely acknowledged, that a commuter in possession of a sophisticated electronic device, must be in want of a good book. Hypertext blogger Steve Johnson, paraphrasing Jane Austen RECENT NEWS Since April last year, we’ve been doing something new with news.
We’ll still present occasional editorials, and our extensive news archives will remain online for you to check back through, or dip into for research at any time. The e-books market in the country may almost double this year to as much as 1 billion rubles… 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. They’ll be selected from quality items on a planet-wide range of reputable websites available in English.
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 ($4) a month.
What book-lover hasn’t at least thought about bringing his e-reader into the bath, shower, or even the pool? But bathtub reading isn’t a problem with the new $180 Kobo Aura H2O, a waterproof E Ink e-reader that can survive being dunked in more than 3 feet of water for 30 minutes…