*+-Germany’s Skoobe, Flipintu and LOG.OS are bringing fresh ideas and insight to helping German readers find their next book to read or buy.
*+-Publishing of the future demands collaborating across the process chain, in order to successfully place the right product forms in the right markets.
*+-Web start-up Small Demons uses cultural references and details embedded in books as a starting point to aid readers in finding their next book.
*+-Some of the books I’ve enjoyed most are precisely those I’d have never picked up myself. Can computers replicate serendipity?
*+-Metadata is the primary means by which users will be able to find your digital book content. It is the one way you can future proof your content now.
*+-By Edward Nawotka Today’s lead article describes how Connotate’s search technology could be used to create “live” e-books. What kinds of content would you like to see incorporated into such an e-book? How do you envision it working? Read the article and let us know what you think in the comments below.
*+-By Edward Nawotka Enhanced e-books with web and video links embedded in the text is just the beginning: “One of the things we can do is to enable the creation of unique new data sets using the Internet as a source,” says Bruce Molloy, CEO of Connotate. “Real time analysis and use of this new data will allow publishers to …