When the library at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland purchased e-books
in the past, the vast majority of titles would end up sitting on e-shelves untouched, a three-year study showed.
BALTIMORE -- Despite the greater portability and seeming convenience of electronic tablets or smartphones, providing low-income families with e-books
did not increase parents' frequency of reading to their children or the children's language development, compared with giving them physical board books, according to preliminary findings.
fall into the world of digital media because the term refers to any medium that uses a computer or digital equipment in order to create, explore, finalize or continue projects supported by the Internet, communication, graphic productions, audiovisual contents and various other purposes, which can be applied to various areas including education, as a teaching and learning facilitator.
In February, Arnaud Nourry, chief executive of France-based publisher, Hachette, labelled e-books
The Study: The children were read to from print books and from e-books
. The e-books
incorporated sounds, animations, and games.
It wasn't so long ago that book publishers and bookstore owners were quailing about the coming of e-books
, like movie theatre owners at the dawn of the television age.
[USPRwire, Tue Nov 29 2016] California: Your Digital Center (YDC), an up and coming online shop for fresh and affordable e-books
, has publicly launched their online store.
Rowling is delving back into the world of "Harry Potter" for a series of short e-books
with new stories about some of her characters from the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
Rowling has once again announced that fans will be getting even more stories from the wizarding world with her trio of "Pottermore Presents" e-books
According to Michael Kozlowski, the editor in chief of Good e-Reader, sales of e-books
now account for 30% of book units purchased in the UK.