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Reading about eReading this week July 8, 2013

– Imagine Nike or Under Armour giving a consumer a free ebook about marathons with each purchase of shoes $100 or more. All consumers who redeem the book could automatically be added to an online community of runners who also bought similar shoes and are reading the book to spark more conversation. Heck, the author or an athlete could also participate in the book conversation.  – How eBooks Are Fueling Untraditional Sales Outlets

Ten trends shaping the future of publishing

Appeals court calls for “fair use” ruling in Google Books case

Amazon Patents ‘DVD Extras’ for E-Books

WorldCat signs agreements with over 25 publishers and aggregators, including 3M and Freading

Douglas County Libraries Books/eBooks Pricing Comparison Report, July 2013

“Libraries to me, are focusing on the wrong thing……Building public awareness  should be the top priority and often the most neglected.”

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