TITLE

Lightning Source May Find Ebook Business More Competitive Than POD

PUB. DATE
September 2000
SOURCE
Book Publishing Report;09/11/2000, Vol. 25 Issue 36, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the expectations of Lightning Source Inc. for its electronic books business in the year 2000. Estimates of total sales for the business segment; Comparison of the demand from the company's print-on-demand (POD) service.
ACCESSION #
3563766

 

Related Articles

  • Lighting Source opens up print on demand.  // Research Information;Aug/Sep2009, Issue 43, p27 

    The article evaluates the Espresso Book Machine from Lightning Source Inc.

  • Palm, Lightning Source Try to Reinvigorate E-Books for Schools.  // Electronic Education Report;2/14/2003, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p7 

    Reports that Palm Digital Media and Lightning Source Inc. have teamed up to make available a collection of classic literature in electronic format for schools.

  • Lightning teams with Didio and Powell's Books.  // Seybold Report on Internet Publishing;Mar2001, Vol. 5 Issue 7, p26 

    Reports the agreement signed by Lightning Source with Didio Communications in the United States. Plans to increase the number of electronic audio books; Terms of the agreement; Agreement with Powell to increase the number of e-books in the bookstore's inventory.

  • Lightning Source Makes E-Book Alliances.  // Computers in Libraries;Nov/Dec2000, Vol. 20 Issue 10, p20 

    Reports on the alliances formed by Lightning Source, Inc. and other companies as of November, 2000. How Lightning Source and Glassbook, Inc will securely distribute electronic books and digital content over the Internet; Use of Glassbook Reader and Server software for distribution; Strategic...

  • Lightning Source, Holtzbrinck Create Global Digital Content Alliance.  // Information Today;Sep2000, Vol. 17 Issue 8, p27 

    Reports on the alliance formed between Lightning Source Inc. and Holtzbrinck Publishers. Details of how Lightning Source will become the primary provider of digital fulfillment services for Holtzbrinck Publishers; Terms of the agreement; Discussion of Holtzbrinck's book collection; Delivery of...

  • E-Book Updates.  // T H E Journal;May2003, Vol. 30 Issue 10, p25 

    Presents an update related to electronic books as of May 2003. Introduction of a selection of classic literature through electronic book technology by Palm Digital Media Inc. and Lightning Source Inc.; Objective of the alliance formed by OverDrive Inc. and electronic book retailer Fictionwise Inc.

  • Lightning BookSite Offer E-book Retail Pilot . Reid, Calvin // Publishers Weekly;2/26/2001, Vol. 248 Issue 9, p12 

    Deals with the agreement between Lightning Source and BookSite to launch a pilot program for the marketing of electronic books. Bookstores that will offer electronic books from the program; Objectives of the pilot program; Status of electronic books marketing.

  • Printing by the book is a one-off approach. Kiernan, Steven // Printing World;Mar2009, p32 

    The article focuses on the developments of Lightning Source Inc. in Great Britain. The company is turning technology to its advantage to write a new chapter on book printing. It embraced the print on demand (POD) model to produce a single book at a profit. It provides print for PediaPress to...

  • Lightning Print Becomes Lightning Source. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;5/15/2000, Vol. 247 Issue 20, p11 

    Deals with the decision of Lightning Print to change its name to Lightning Source to highlight its involvement with the digital delivery of information. Actions taken by Lightning Source to position itself as a major player in the electronic book market; Number of book titles it plans to...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics