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The One Book selection highlights the link between consumption and the climate crisis

“The Story of More: How We Got to Climate Change and Where We Go from Here,” by geologist Hope Jahren, is Northwestern’s One Book selection for the 2021-22 school year. The latest from the bestselling author of “Lab Girl”, the book is an exploration of the consequences of population growth – from 3,800 years ago […]

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Kobo connects eBooks, notepad for a reader to write on – Pickr

An eReader like the Kindle or the Kobo is meant for reading, but what if you could jot down notes using the same gadget? The latest Kobo has this in mind. There’s no shortage of tablets, and it’s even fairly easy to find e-book readers, but finding a way to mix the two categories usually […]

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Amazon will distribute ebooks to public libraries

Amazon has entered into a much-anticipated deal with the Digital Public Library of America to distribute 10,000 audiobooks and e-books to libraries. The content will be provided by Amazon’s own footprints, such as Thomas and Mercer, Amazon Crossing, and 47 North. This is the first time that libraries will receive digital books directly from Amazon […]

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Publication of eBooks for 2nd year HS students on Ahsec.nic.in

Assam: e-books for 2nd year HS students published on ahsec.nic.in (representative) Image Credit: Shutterstock New Delhi: The Assam Council for Upper Secondary Education (AHSEC) has published electronic versions of the second year textbooks for class 12 or HS. The board previously promoted students from grade 11 to the next higher grade due to the COVID-19 […]

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8 Best eBook APIs | Programmable web

Digital transformation has an impact on all aspects of entertainment. Streaming TV is now almost as popular as cable TV, digital music is selling better than analog CDs or vinyl records, online news subscriptions are slowly replacing print newspapers, and e-books are just as popular as paper books. While nothing is as nice as a […]

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Fighting for libraries and e-books

Marc McKenney By MARK McKENNEY Given my time in the Rhode Island Senate, it is not surprising that I am sometimes asked questions on a variety of issues. Recently, I had a question about a bill that is before the House of Representatives, on e-books. I am happy to provide an overview of the bill. […]

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5 best eBook torrent sites [100% Working]

EBooks are a great way to read your favorite books on the go without increasing the weight of your backpack. There are various eBook torrent sites that allow you to download free public domain books. If you’re looking for such channels, let’s explore some of the best eBook torrent sites of 2021 that you can […]

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Standard eBooks make classic texts look beautiful

The volunteers of Project Gutenberg are among the great unsung heroes of the Internet. Since 1971 (!), They have digitized over 60,000 copyright-free books for preservation and convenience. While Project Gutenberg texts are better than before, they are often plagued by typos and don’t always have the nicest or most consistent typography. A new project […]

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Top publishers sell a ton of eBooks in 2021

Harpercollins, Hachette, Simon and Schuster and Penguin Random House are four of the most prolific book publishers in the world. In the first three months of 2021, they saw very strong sales of audiobooks and e-books. This trend is expected to continue for the rest of the year, mainly due to COVID and the increase […]

Educational books

Gift ideas for Mother’s Day: educational and stimulating books

First-time moms might be likely to hit ’80s bestseller What to expect when you expect, but the literature of women of color offers new perspectives on the diversity of motherhood. The stories in these books are often led by mothers, while some take a feminist perspective, speaking directly to readers struggling to find their identity. […]

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League of Women Voters buys civic e-books for WRL and WJCC schools

The League of Williamsburg-area Women Voters purchased civics e-books for the Williamsburg Regional Library and Williamsburg-James City County Public School. (WYDaily/Courtesy of WRL) HISTORICAL TRIANGLE – The Williamsburg Regional Library (WRL), the League of Women Voters of the Williamsburg Area and the Williamsburg-James City County Public Schools (WJCC Schools) are teaming up to make learning […]

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League of Women Voters purchases civic e-books for WRL and WJCC schools

The League of Williamsburg-area Women Voters purchased civics e-books for the Williamsburg Regional Library and Williamsburg-James City County Public School. (WYDaily/Courtesy of WRL) HISTORICAL TRIANGLE – The Williamsburg Regional Library (WRL), the League of Women Voters of the Williamsburg Area and the Williamsburg-James City County Public Schools (WJCC Schools) are teaming up to make learning […]

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Print books still sell better than e-books, study finds

According to a study by Statista’s Advertising & Media Outlook, e-book sales are still lower than physical book sales around the world, especially during the hot days of the covid-19 pandemic. The study, which asked respondents to describe their book purchases in 2020, found that e-books have still not replaced paper in most countries. “In […]

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You can no longer advertise eBooks using Google Shopping Ads

Google has a hacking issue in the books section of the Play Store, which has been well documented. A few years ago, it got so bad that they turned off the ability for users to sign up for publisher accounts to submit eBooks, and you basically had to be invited. Last year they allowed self-publishers […]

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Elementary to provide a better learning experience for children and improve teaching

Gale In Context: Elementary’s new eBook integration streamlines the learning experience on a single platform. Tweet this As students navigate an increasing number of digital platforms in remote and mixed learning environments, it is easy for them to get frustrated. This is especially true for young students who currently lack the digital expertise required to […]

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Print books still outsell e-books, study finds

Photo: STR / Contributor (Getty Images) According to a study by Statista’s Advertising & Media Outlook, e-book sales consistently lag physical book sales around the world, especially during the scorching days of the covid-19 pandemic. The study, which asked respondents to describe their book purchases in 2020, found that e-books have still not replaced paper […]