Издаельство Мичиганского университета переходит на выпуск электронных книг

University of Michigan Press to go digital | TeleRead: Bring the E-Books Home

Within two years, press officials expect well over 50 of the 60-plus monographs that the press publishes each year — currently in book form — to be released only in digital editions. Readers will still be able to use print-on-demand systems to produce versions that can be held in their hands, but the press will consider the digital monograph the norm.


Google поддержит Sony

Google передаст пользователям ридера Sony 500 тысяч электронных книг – Культура – Литература – Электронные книги – Компьюлента

Корпорация Google передаст полмиллиона книг, не защищенных авторскими правами, пользователям устройства для чтения электронных книг Sony Reader.

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Fujitsu FLEPia released! – MobileRead Forums

Featuring an 8-inch XGA screen capable of displaying 260,000 colors, along with Bluetooth, WiFi and up to 4GB of storage via SD card, and measuring less than half an inch thick, FLEPia’s not just getting by on color alone. Fujitsu promises 40 hours of continuos use, and the unit can be operated by its touchscreen or the assortment of function buttons. … FLEPia ships on April 20th in Japan for 99,750 Yen (about $1,010 US).


Новый российский блог про электронные книги

Книга 2.0 – новости из мира электронных книг




Электронные книги : RICN.RU: Желтые Новости Рунета


8 марта – начало Недели электронной книги

Read an E-Book Week – March 8 – 14, 2009



Barnes & Noble buys Fictionwise for $15.7 million – MobileRead Forums

the traditionally brick and mortar bookseller Barnes & Noble have acquired the popular ebook vendor Fictionwise.
Scott Pendergrast of Fictionwise confirms that business will continue as usual for all three of their sites (Fictionwise, eReader and eBookwise)