The ground beneath the book publishing industry dramatically shifted in 2007, the year the Kindle and the iPhone debuted. Widespread consumer demand for these and other devices has brought the pace of digital change in book publishing from qit might happen sometimeq to qitas happening right nowqaand it is happening faster than anyone predicted. Yet this is only a transitional phase. Book: A Futuristas Manifesto is your guide to what comes next, when all books are truly digital, connected, and ubiquitous. Through this collection of essays from thought leaders and practitioners, youall become familiar with a wide range of developments occurring in the wake of this digital book shakeup: Discover new tools that are rapidly transforming how content is created, managed, and distributed Understand the increasingly critical role that metadata plays in making book content discoverable in an era of abundance Look inside some of the publishing projects that are at the bleeding edge of this digital revolution Learn how some digital books can evolve moment to moment, based on reader feedbackOverdrive will even set up a publisher-branded storefront and sell DRM- encrypted ebooks directly to consumers on the ... Even at the low end of that range, Amazona#39;s Kindle DRM is clearly the most widely used form of ebook DRM in the USanbsp;...
|Author||:||Hugh McGuire, Brian Francis O'Leary|
|Publisher||:||"O'Reilly Media, Inc." - 2012|