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December 23, 2011

Google Books and ActuaLitté launch out-of-copyright library

Filed under: e-tailers — Tags: , , , , , , — Bookblurb @ 6:43 pm


23.12.11 | Barbara Casassus

Google Books and the French online publication ActuaLitté have launched a digital library of out-of-copyright books that have been scanned by the US firm.

All the titles in the Google Books catalogue will be available through for free downloading in PDF or ePub format.

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Mike Shatzkin discusses ways e-book sellers can differentiate

In publishing consultant Mike Shatzkin’s latest blog post, he reflects on the way that changes in the e-book market (most notably agency pricing) and the relatively similar features of most e-book readers (barring the occasional pet peeve or badly-formatted title here or there) mean there is no longer any particular advantage to the reader in buying from one e-book store over another….read more

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