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Open e-books: The changing paradigm

Author: K. Nikam, A. S. Rai
Organisation: International Journal of Library and Information Science Vol. 1(1) pp. 006-011, June, 2009
Publish Date: June 2009
Country: Global
Sector: Technology
Type: Other publication
Language: English
Tags: E-books, e-brary, project Guttenberg, open e-book, e-book software, e-book reader hardware, rocket e-book, e-book publishing, contract law, copyright law

When the medieval scribes invented incunabula, less they imagined that a day would come when all that art of printing a book using movable types will soon be invisible and the impact of e-book on scholarship will prevail. The shift in the emergence of e-books to open e-books is magical. Thanks to the efforts of some of the tech leaders like Adobe and Microsoft in revolutionizing the e-book movement. The authors in this paper have discussed the changing faces of an e-book to open e-book and its impact on scholarship, and also present the future of e-books for the new generation readers and the enabling technologies for rapid usage of these changing e-book paradigms in the emerging publishing industry along with the future of these devises
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