More than 20 publishing and reading-related technology demos were developed in a caffeine-fueled 48-hour frenzy at this past weekend’s CODEX Hackathon.
Among the innovative new tech on display at the annual AAUP meeting were new tools for annotations and publishing open access monographs.
Jim Bryant draws examples from Trajectory.com bookselling partners in China to argue that superior, localized metadata increases book sales — everywhere.
Scotland’s Palimpsest started as a pre-press and services provider, but seeing an open niche, is now publishing digital editions of Scottish classics.
Ronald Schild of Germany’s MVB discusses how research shows simple metadata fixes, like putting the language of a book in your metadata, can double sales.
With free open web tools billions of new users in developing markets now have the ability to publish online, says Mark Surman of the Mozilla Foundation.
The future of education is tied to technology, and edtech offers tangible, hands-on learning experiences that go well beyond coding and reading on tablets.
Ben Denckla continues his discussion of the challenges of creating ebooks that incorporate challenging elements present in a wide variety of Jewish books.
Ben Denckla outlines the challenges of creating reflowable digital texts that incorporate challenging elements present in a wide variety of Jewish books.
Ben Denckla explains how he converted Lionel Lord Tennyson’s 1933 autobiography into an ebook, and in the process updated it for the 21st century.