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Burning the page : the ebook revolution and the future of reading / Jason Merkoski.

Merkoski, Jason. (Author).

  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9781402288838 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1402288832 (pbk.)
  • Description: xviii, 233 pages ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks, [2013]

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Gloucester Adult Nonfiction 070.573/Merkoski (Text to phone) Available -
Endicott College General Collection Z 1033 .E43 M47 2013 (Text to phone) Available -

Content descriptions

Contents Note: The history of books -- Bookmark: Reading in bed -- The origin of ebooks -- Bookmark: Annotations -- Launching the Kindle -- Bookmark: Knapsacks, book bags, and baggage -- Improving perfection : launching the Kindle2 -- Bookmark: Burning books -- The first competitors -- Bookmark: Book browsing -- The neurobiology of reading -- Bookmark: Love letters preserved between pages -- Why books (and ebooks) can never be replaced -- Bookmark: Indexes -- Igniting readers at last! -- Bookmark: Autographs -- Wax cylinders and technological obsolescence -- Bookmark: Used books -- Fanning the flames of revolution -- Bookmark: Inscriptions -- Innovators and laggards : the new face of publishing -- Bookmark: Bookstores -- Our books are moving to the Cloud -- Bookmark: Bookshelves -- Google : a Facebook for books? -- Bookmark: Book discovery -- Globalization -- Bookmark: Dictionaries -- Language change : Whan that Aprille, with hise shoures soote -- Bookmark: Dog-eared pages -- Education : print or digital? -- Bookmark: Book covers -- Libraries -- Bookmark: Bookworms -- The future of e-reader hardware : Pico projectors? -- Bookmark: Lost libraries -- The future of writing -- Bookmark: Degraded text -- Digitizing culture -- Bookmark: Altered books -- Reading : a dying art? -- Bookmark: Attention spans -- The last digital frontier.
Subject: Electronic books.
Books and reading.
Books and reading > Forecasting.

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