How have publishers changed over the past decade? What have been the most important advances? The Chefs tackle the question, with some surprising answers (they might have even surprised themselves).
The recent brouhaha about HarperCollins’ policy of restricting ebook circulation in libraries misses the larger point that libraries and publishers can work toward satisfying their respective interests.
Using POD (print on demand) as a means to support open access is not a viable business model.
The next new e-book reading device is already here. (You may already own one.)
Amazon’s options and pattern of doing business suggests the STM publishers had better prepare for a dramatically more digital future.
Amazon acquires Stanza, solidifying its position as an e-book provider across platforms.
Creating Kindle and iPhone versions of a book — simple. Selling them is another thing entirely.