Ebooks

‘Covid Price Rise’: Student eBooks Cost Up to 500% More Than Print | Higher Education

UK university librarians say student reading lists for this term are torn due to publishers’ “frightening” increases in e-book prices, and some students are now reading what’s available or affordable, rather than their own. tutors believe they are the best for their course. With thousands of students studying in their rooms at home due to […]

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Amazon.com and ‘Big Five’ Publishers Accused of Ebook Pricing | EBooks

Amazon.com and ‘Big Five’ publishers – Penguin Random House, Hachette, HarperCollins, Macmillan and Simon & Schuster – have been accused of colluding to fix the prices of e-books, in a class action lawsuit filed by the law firm that successfully sued Apple and the Big Five on the same charge 10 years ago. The lawsuit, […]

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Most Popular eBooks in Lake Travis Libraries in 2020

While everyone faced the start of the pandemic differently, from baking and home improvement projects to knitting and everything in between, it’s no secret that many people have turned to them. pounds to escape the boredom and stress of confinement. With library buildings closed to the public due to the coronavirus, many readers have searched […]