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Libraries and Schools Set Record eBook Lending

In a recent press release from OverDrive, the digital ebook supplier to libraries, announced a record setting year for ebook and audio book lending via libraries. Here are details from their press...

Open Library: Will There Still be a Place for Books in the Internet Age?

In 2011, the popular book store Borders filed for bankruptcy and many news articles pondered if this was the beginning of the end for the printed word. In 2015, the largest Christian...

Top Selling eBooks of 2014

There are various systems that track ebook sales. Most rely on point-of-purchase sales and don't necessarily take into consideration ebook aggregates sellers. PubTrack Digital tracks information supplied by over 40 ebook retailers...

All Aboard for Books!

Amtrak and Penguin Random House have partnered to offer free ebook excerpts to passengers on the Boston to Washington, D.C. train, the Acela Express. Via Amtrak's WiFi (AmTrakConnect) passengers can read excerpts...

Library Comes to Beijiing Subway

A few years ago, the subway system of Beijing, Beijing MTR, did a little experiment. They offered commuters a 'book-swap'. What they discovered in their experiment was that their digitally connected travelers...

Libraries Taking Financial Hit from eBooks

Libraries were on board with the eRevolution quite early, offering ebook downloads to their patrons. They embraced the Internet and in many communities are still the public's only link to the global...

Snap a “Shelfie”

There's a new book app in town, and it is asking readers to 'Take a Shelfie". Do you own lots of books in print, but would love to have the eBook version to...

Kindle is Scouting for Authors

Have you written the next bestselling novel just waiting to be discovered by readers? Amazon has a brand new venture that you might be interested in checking out -- Kindle Scout. Amazon is...
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New York Public Library Author Talks

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Vellum Publishing, Inc. announces the release of a Blackstone musical audiobook worldwide distribution: DRAGULA: A Transgender Tale, offering support for all those in the...