Phil the Web Crawler: E-book battles, bookworms unite, Amazon’s ‘black box’, Academic trends, and who coined ‘social media’?

photo– Top 5 Academic Publishing Trends to look out for in 2013.

– E-book battles: Fighting for public library access to e-books helps publishers.

– Tacoma’s Pierce County Library’s “Stop Being Scrooge” campaign: A plea for bookworms to unite against Scrooge-like publishers not selling e-books.

– To fight Amazon’s “black box,” iPad publisher Inkling opens its 400 ebooks up to Google.

– Why Public Libraries Matter: And How They Can Do More.

– iOS Newsstand offers early peek at new magazine issues.

– Why online book discovery is broken (and how to fix it).

– Who coined the term ‘social media’?


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