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UK’s Oral Storytelling Renaissance Spans Clubs, Books

The Moth Book

Curators of oral storytelling series in the UK discuss how the form is a reaction to our increasingly digital world — and how it intersects with publishing.

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Are Tablets the Solution for Latin American Education?

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The past few years have seen global surge in tablet adoption schools throughout the world, particularly in Latin America, where digital textbooks are taking hold.

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EducaTablet: Latin America’s New Mobile-centric K-12 Content Platform

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EducaTablet has launched a digital-content ecosystem where Latin American students can access textbooks from major publishers, in Spanish and English, online and off.

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Infographic: Digital Roadmap for Libraries

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This infographic, The Digital Roadmap for Libraries, offers the possible applications of the new generation of technologies in library services, well beyond ebooks.

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Readers Remember Less on Kindles than on Paper

The anti-memory device?

Can’t remember the plot of that mystery you just read? A new study determines: maybe it’s your Kindle’s fault.

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Brazil’s Saraiva Evolving Under New Tech-Minded CEO

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Brazil’s Saraiva has brought in a new tech-savvy CEO who is integrating retail and publishing operations, while exploring options in education and tech.

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Review: Out of Print, a Film by Vivienne Roumani

Out of Print

Out of Print, the film documentary by Vivienne Roumani about the state-of-affairs in the book business and the culture of reading in America circa 2013, is worth seeking out.

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Augmented Reality and the Future of Publishing

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Publishing consultant Bruce Harris sees numerous opportunities for publisher to use augmented reality, which he calls ‘a true amalgamation of digital and print.’

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Amazon Explains Why It Thinks $9.99 is the Right Price for Ebooks

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On the Kindle forum, Amazon said it wants to price most ebooks at $9.99, claiming lower prices will sell more books and return more money to authors. Many disagree.

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Creative Destruction in an Age of…Creative Destruction

Richard Foster

Have no fear of letting go, says Dr. Richard Foster, Lecturer at the Yale School of Management, to publishers looking at bracing for a future of change.

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