USA: Ebooks Antitrust Case Set for 2013


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Article: Ebooks Available at the Library


It is becoming increasingly possible to borrow ebooks from libraries. Many people however don’t know this and it is something that library users should ask about at their own public library. The link below is to an article that looks into this matter.

For more visit:
http://mashable.com/2012/06/22/libraries-are-lending-e-books/

Article: Book Art – Isaac G. Salazar’s Book Sculptures


The article linked to below contains examples of book art (book sculptures) by Isaac G. Salazar.

For more visit:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/06/20/isaac-g-salazar-book-art-sculpture_n_1613233.html

Article: Jailed For Stealing Overdue Book Fines


I’m sure many readers of this Blog have at one time or another been in trouble for returning books to a library late – perhaps you have been fined for doing so. The article linked to below tells of one example of  what happens to overdue library book fines – in this case they were stolen.

For more visit:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/06/20/margo-reed-library-_n_1613452.html

Article: Children’s Book and App – Monster at the End of This Book


The link below is to an article that looks at the children’s books and associated apps for ‘A Monster at the End of the Book’ and ‘Another Monster at the End of This Book.’

For more visit:
http://www.smh.com.au/world/nurturing-a-sense-of-wonder-from-plain-old-books-20120622-20tb4.html

Article: Unbound


The link below is to an article about a new crowd-sourcing site designed for books. If you’re looking to get a book published, have a look at this article and consider Unbound.

For more visit:
http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/fund-publish-books-with-unbound-crowdfunding/