What’s the Buzz: What’s on Scribd, Dan Brown Fever, Digital Textbooks Take Off?

In News, What's the Buzz by Hannah Johnson

By Hannah Johnson I’ve become fascinated with all the things people have uploaded onto Scribd.com. Want to read and comment on a rough draft of your favorite author’s work-in-progress? Need the lecture notes from your biology class? Or maybe the instruction manual for your toaster oven? Look no further than Scribd! Some content is free, but Scrib also sells ebooks …

Bonus Material: Scribd Store

In Discussion by Hannah Johnson

Scribd is a hot topic among publishers these days. This online platform for hosting, reading, and sharing written work has recently received attention in the media  because of accusations that pirated material was being uploaded and downloaded through the website. On May 18, Scribd launched Scribd Store, allowing anyone to upload and sell their work to the Scribd community. Here …