Organizations Set A New Standard For Cooperation On Ebook Standards
- E-Book Standards Pave Way for Explosive Growth. // School Library Journal;Summer2000 Summer Net Connect, Vol. 46 Issue 6, p4
Presents information on the first official meeting of the Open E-Book Forum on May 22, 2000 in New York City. Details on the Publication Structure Specification standard for electronic book publishing; Information on digital rights management issues; Positions on the copyright issues.
- DOI: Slow But Steady Wins the Race? // Seybold Report: Analyzing Publishing Technologies;12/22/2004, Vol. 4 Issue 18, p17
This article presents information on the Digital Object Identifier (DOI), a persistent form of ID for a chunk of digital data. The DOI is the brainchild of the non-profit organization, International DOI Foundation. It is meant not only as an ID tag, but also as a direct signpost to the metadata...
- Hooray for The ISBN. Dawson, Laura // Publishers Weekly;3/22/2010, Vol. 257 Issue 12, p74
The article argues the importance of using International Standard Book Number (ISBN) on electronic books. The identification of a book is made through an ISBN while its description belongs to the metadata. Small publishers are concerned about the costs of assigning ISBNs on e-books and...
- Metadata Standards Ready; Publishers Urged To Support Ebook Standards. // Electronic Education Report;06/07/2000, Vol. 7 Issue 11, p7
Reports on the completion of ONIX International, a set of metadata standards intended to bring uniformity to the way books are identified electronically.
- Publishers Chase Real Profits In Virtual Space By Expanding Launch Of Electronic Texts Into K-12. // Educational Marketer;11/5/2001, Vol. 32 Issue 31, p1
Focuses on the plan of K-12 publishers in the United States to launch electronic textbooks in the elementary- and secondary-school market.
- Untitled. // Adults Learning;Mar2010, Vol. 21 Issue 7, p5
The article reports on the launch of a new digital scheme by Quick Reads.
- BRAIN busters. // Scholastic News -- Senior Edition;5/2/2003, Vol. 71 Issue 25, p8
Focuses on electronic books or E-books.
- Electronic publication: Writing for the screen. Sharples, Mike // Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy;Oct99, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p156
Focuses on electronic narrative writing. Arguments about electronic books; Overview of Alan Kay's Dynabook project; Technology released by Fujitsu.
- Reading the Future. Brooke, Bob // Hispanic;Sep2000, Vol. 13 Issue 9, p87
Focuses on the emergence of electronic books in the publishing industry. Advantages of e-books; Features of the Rocket eBook introduced by NuvoMedia; Information on the eBookman line of handheld electronic books from Franklin Electronic Publishers; How to access e-books.