e-Books
I’m a contribution
       Benjamin Zander
Is this an eBook?
Could it be an eBook?
Is this an eBook?
Could it be an eBook?
Fully-integrated cross-searchable resource
20% increase in e-resources purchasing in 2008
Data is unlikely to continue to be packaged in a way that
ressembles the print book format, especially in science.
Business models for eBooks are not yet sufficiently developed:
       pricing and delivery models derived from print.
Change will happen if authors write books with eBooks in mind
Write eBooks vs Write eChapters
Users want to search, browse and find
XML   ePUB   PDF
Self-contained   Communicated
Publisher’s role is to develop, nurture and legitimize talent
eBooks simply compile articles previously writen
HarperStudio offer authors 50-50 profit sharing
People didn’t know they needed it
I like the smell of the paper in a book
Online communities   Digital natives
Traditional doctor-patient relationship has been lost
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Stimulus for II Innovation Break on e-Books (Barcelona e-Business Team)

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  • E-Book Innovation Break

    1. 1. e-Books
    2. 2. I’m a contribution Benjamin Zander
    3. 3. Is this an eBook?
    4. 4. Could it be an eBook?
    5. 5. Is this an eBook?
    6. 6. Could it be an eBook?
    7. 7. Fully-integrated cross-searchable resource
    8. 8. 20% increase in e-resources purchasing in 2008
    9. 9. Data is unlikely to continue to be packaged in a way that ressembles the print book format, especially in science.
    10. 10. Business models for eBooks are not yet sufficiently developed: pricing and delivery models derived from print.
    11. 11. Change will happen if authors write books with eBooks in mind
    12. 12. Write eBooks vs Write eChapters
    13. 13. Users want to search, browse and find
    14. 14. XML ePUB PDF
    15. 15. Self-contained Communicated
    16. 16. Publisher’s role is to develop, nurture and legitimize talent
    17. 17. eBooks simply compile articles previously writen
    18. 18. HarperStudio offer authors 50-50 profit sharing
    19. 19. People didn’t know they needed it
    20. 20. I like the smell of the paper in a book
    21. 21. Online communities Digital natives
    22. 22. Traditional doctor-patient relationship has been lost

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