TYPES OF E-READING Device Based Web Based• Kindle • Project Gutenberg• iBooks • Archives and Library• Google Play Digital Collections• Blue Fire • Online Content Repositories (Connexions) • Online Magazines and Newspapers
DEVICES• Traditional Kindle • Kindle Fire ($199) ($79)
APPSLots of Apps • OverDrive • Kindle App on • iBooks Android • BlueFire Reader • Kindle App on iOS • Kindle App Chrome • MBS Direct Digital • Kindle App OSX • Kindle App Windows• Kindle Cloud Reader for browser based reading
DIGITAL RIGHTS MANAGEMENTEFF defines as “Digital Rights Management (DRM)technologies attempt to control what you can andcant do with the media and hardware youvepurchased.”DMCA, Digital Millennial Copyright Act, (US,1998)simply made it a criminal offense to break DRM code.International organizations – ISO (InternationalOrganization for Standardization), EuropeanCommittee for Standardization (CEN), EuropeanCommission (EC),
REFERENCES• “The Rise of e-reading: Part 2 The General Reading Habits of Americans”. Pew Internet and American Life Project. April 2, 2012 Accessed http://libraries.pewinternet.org/2012/04/04/part-2- the-general-reading-habits-of-americans/?src=prc- section• Kafka, Peter. “Why Tablets in the Classroom Could Save Schools $3 Billion a Year” All Things D. March 29,2012 Accessed http://allthingsd.com/20120329/why-tablets-in-the- classroom-could-save-schools-3-billion-a-year/
The School Library As a Foundational Step To Childrens’ Effective Reading Habits, Isaac Oluwadare http://www.webpages.uidaho.edu/~mbolin/busayo-reading.htmBusayoSum of all fears: Arabs read an average of 6 pages a year, study reveals http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/07/14/226290.htmlArchives nationales http://www.archivesnationales.culture.gouv.fr/National Archives and Records Administration http://www.archives.gov/Connexions - Sharing Knowledge and Building Communities http://cnx.org/Scribd http://www.scribd.com/Project Gutenberg - free ebooks http://www.gutenberg.org/Sourcefabric http://www.sourcefabric.org/en/booktype/What will the global e-book market look like by 2016? http://paidcontent.org/2012/06/12/what-will-the-global-e-book-market-look-like-by-2016/Ebooks and the Long Arm of the Law http://www.econtentmag.com/Articles/ArticleReader.aspx?ArticleID%3d82976BitTorrent Crackdown: Police Raid Private Tracker, Others Shut Down http://torrentfreak.com/bittorrent-crackdown-police-raid-private-tracker-others-shut-down-120225/PW BEA Show Daily June 5, 2012 http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/bea/article/52286-pw-bea-show-daily- june-5-2012.htmlDoes Digital Publishing Really Encourage More Reading? http://publishingperspectives.com/2012/05/does-digital-publishing-really-encourage-more-reading/US to Face Domestic Competition from Overseas Digital Publishers http://publishingperspectives.com/2012/06/us-to-face-domestic-competition-from-overseas-digital- publishers/Words of Wisdom from the World E-Reading Congress 2012 http://publishingperspectives.com/2012/05/words-of-wisdom-from-the-world-e-reading-congress- 2012/The European e-Business Market W@tch - Studies http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/archives/e-business- watch/studies/sectors/electronics_consumer/electronics_consumer.htmDigital rights management http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_rights_managementDRM 2011 - 7th IEEE International Workshop on Digital Rights Management Impact on Consumer http://www.ourglocal.com/event/?%20%20eventid%3d4615Communications (DRM 2011)Part 2: The general reading habits of Americans | Pew Internet Libraries http://libraries.pewinternet.org/2012/04/04/part-2-the-general-reading-habits-of-americans/Gartner Says the Personal Cloud Will Replace the Personal Computer as the Center of Users Digital Lives http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20120312006072/en/Gartner-Personal-Cloud-Replace-by 2014 Personal-Computer-CenterTablets in the Classroom Could Save Schools $3 Billion a Year - Peter Kafka - Media http://allthingsd.com/20120329/why-tablets-in-the-classroom-could-save-schools-3-billion-a-year/
GLOBAL CHALLENGES• However, in the state of the World Children Report by (UNICEF,1999), it was stated that nearly a billion people entered the 21st century unable to read a book or write their names.• In Sub-Saharan Africa, particularly, the problems of illiteracy and the scarcity of learning resources gravely limit the opportunities people have to learn and to transmit their circumstances (Tella and Akande 2007).