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Why the Apple Ebook Ruling is a Loss for Publishers, Authors, and Readers

Yesterday federal judge Denise L. Cote, of United States District Court in Manhattan, ruled against Apple in the United States vs. Apple Inc., et. al. ebook case. Anyone who thinks this isn’t a terrible outcome for publishers, authors, and readers, isn’t paying attention. Continue reading

What Scholarly Publishers Can Learn from Bookish

Bookish is a new online bookstore and discovery service. It is a joint venture of three publishers and presents a useful model for what scholarly publishers could do in building their own online bookstore.
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Why Are College Textbooks So Expensive?

Purchasing a college textbook can be a very expensive proposition. Why are these textbooks so expensive? The reason lies in the very structure of the industry, where instructors make decisions they don’t have to pay for. Continue reading

The Terrible Price of Free: On E-reading Jane Austen via Google’s Ebooks

The new Google Ebooks have made a mess of many popular classics in the public domain. Continue reading

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