Data Conversion Laboratory’s Mark Gross argues that digitizing even the most esoteric material and making it searchable can create a market for it.
Technical books, with charts and graphs, have always been a challenge for e-readers like the Kindle. DCL, working with MIT Press, believes it has come up with a solution.
Several New Zealand publishing organizations have collaborated to digitize and sell e-books globally under the brand Great New Zealand E-books.
Takeaways from the event: the lines between tradition and innovation are being blurred, options are proliferating, quality control and metadata matter.
Survey from the University of Southern California: What features do publishers want and need for e-book authoring tools?
For many overseas publishers, breaking into the American market is the holy grail. Digital distribution has made it much easier.
By Edward Nawotka In a bit of news timed to coincide with the O’Reilly Tools of Change conference happening in New York today, French publishing services firm Jouve has announced that it has bought TexTech, an e-book conversion firm in Chennai, India. Last year, Jouve converted nearly 100,000 books to digital format and the acquisition is likely to strengthen their …