FUTURE OF DIGITAL BOOKS WAYS DIGITAL BOOKS WILL CHANGE PUBLICATION
Accessibility of Books
Digital Books Now on Your I-Phone
Ex. Kindle App
Pay per Chapter—Nonfiction concern
First Chapter Preview—(option on Amazon)
Can change how authors write fiction
Never Read Alone
Online Forums--similar to online book club
FUTURE OF DIGITAL BOOKS HOW WE WILL SEARCH FOR BOOKS Q.) Has anyone ever written down a title of a book, that a friend recommended to you? Q.) Have you ever looked around a bookstore to find a new book?
FUTURE OF DIGITAL BOOKS HOW WE WILL SEARCH FOR BOOKS
Publishers no longer compete for bookstore space
Authors and publishers try to adjust their books to move up the list.
Book searches now go through online search engines
Can search for books instantly by...
Role of Libraries?
- How would you feel if Villanova decided to take away text books and switch to all digital books? Does this scare you? - Do you think the take over of digital books will have a positive or negative impact on society? Why? - Those of you who use digital books, do you experience the "flattened text" effect? - Do you think the increased production of digital books and decreased printing of paper books will help the environment, or, in your opinion, is the carbon footprint just as great for both? Questions