What’s the Buzz: Recommending E-Bundles; UK E-Textbook Adoption, Twitter Dating

In News, What's the Buzz by Hannah Johnson

By Hannah Johnson Computerworld’s Mike Elgin writes that further hardware innovations are not what consumers or the publishing industry needs to develop the ebook market. Instead, Elgin wants more “bundled” books that include digital, print and audio versions, ebook releases prior to the print version, and ebooks that come with a built-in social network. The comments to the post are …

Come for the books, stay for the…

In Discussion by Erin L. Cox

By Erin L. Cox Last week, the Penguin Group (USA) launched its online network, called “From the Publisher’s Office,” featuring episodic online series, audio series, and excerpts from popular books. While it is billed as a way to get readers to better connect with their favorite authors, it’s also a way to create an online world in which readers will …