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2012-09-30 23:01:06

With over 300+ million active Android devices, more people than ever are turning to their smartphones and tablets for reading, whether for pleasure or for getting information. Now writers can reach this growing audience by turning their e-books, manuals, brochures and more into apps using Andromo's new PDF activity. Winnipeg, MB (PRWEB) September 30, 2012 Now anyone with an ebook, training guide, or informational PDF document can turn it into a professional Android app using Andromo....

2012-09-27 23:02:09

A simple yet powerful utility to help Mac users create EPUB files from other popular document formats. (PRWEB) September 27, 2012 Enolsoft Co., Ltd., a professional multimedia software developer, today is pleased to announce the release of EPUB Creator for Mac to help Mac users create EPUB files from other popular document formats like PDF, RTF, HTML, CHM, Text, Word, PowerPoint, JPG, PNG, TIFF etc. With this Mac EPUB Creator, users are able to convert both encrypted and unencrypted PDF...

New Nook HDs Aim For Kindle
2012-09-26 19:02:41

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Barnes & Noble is releasing two new Nook tablets which will keep the bookseller's tablets in play for the holiday season. Nook HD and Nook HD+ are 7-inch and 9-inch tablets, respectively, with high resolution displays that gear the slates for video and entertainment. Both Android tablets will be available in the U.S. and U.K., and are slated for a fall release, which is likely late October. Barnes & Noble began taking...

2012-09-19 06:25:50

SEATTLE, Sept. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- With the start of the academic year, The Cheap Textbook has launched a new textbook price comparison website aimed at making the task of shopping for the best prices much easier. This free service searches all the leading online vendors for the best prices of new, used, rental and e-books. Students can do their comparison shopping without visiting each vendor individually. The savings over bookstore costs are significant. The site...

2012-09-05 02:40:16

NEW YORK, Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A promising model for the purchase, distribution and use of e-books and digital course materials on college campuses took an important step forward today, as McGraw-Hill Education, Internet2 and Courseload announced that they have partnered with EDUCAUSE to expand an e-book pilot program to more than 25 institutions, including major research universities and community colleges, for the fall 2012 semester. The pilots enable participating institutions to...

2012-08-20 02:26:32

PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- To help K-12 libraries acquire e-books more strategically, ebrary®, a ProQuest business, has added hundreds of relevant e-books across acquisition models, which provide libraries with the best value when combined. Diversifying acquisition models is a key component of ebrary's three-step approach: Transition, Diversify, and Streamline(TM). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120620/DE27948LOGO-b ) ebrary's renamed the Schools and...

2012-08-08 02:25:08

PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ebrary®, a ProQuest business, today announced that Elsevier Science & Technology Books is adding over 1,000 titles to Academic Complete(TM), the industry's first and most scholarly subscription database of more than 78,000 e-books with unlimited, multi-user access. This marks the first time that these Elsevier titles, covering subjects such as mechanical engineering, chemical and process engineering, and civil...

2012-08-06 02:23:55

PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- To enable public libraries to affordably and strategically meet the nonfiction e-book needs of patrons, ebrary®, a ProQuest business, has added over 9,000 new titles from publishers including Bentham Science and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt across acquisition models. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120620/DE27948LOGO-b ) More than 1,100 of the new titles are in subjects including health & fitness, photography and religion...

2012-07-30 02:24:15

PALO ALTO, Cailf., July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- To help community and career colleges acquire e-books more strategically, ebrary®, a ProQuest business, has added thousands of relevant e-books across acquisition models, which provide libraries with the highest return on investment when combined. Diversifying acquisition models is a key component of ebrary's three-step approach: Transition, Diversify, Streamline(TM). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120620/DE27948LOGO-b )...

2012-07-24 06:25:06

Says settlement would hamper competition in textbook pricing OBERLIN, Ohio, July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of College Stores (NACS) has requested that the Department of Justice and the U.S District Court for the Southern District of New York implement a clearer definition of e-books in the proposed settlement in U.S. v. Apple Inc. et al. so as not to hinder competition in the e-textbook arena. In the complaint, the Department of Justice accused Apple...