Digital e-book self-publishing

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The self-publishing of a book is not limited to the paper format, the e-book format is also very common. Digital self-publishing, by freeing the author-publisher from the constraints of printing and paper, distribution via traditional networks, or dispatch by post, … Read More

e-Book readers (eReaders)

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An e-book reader (eReader) is a mobile device designed primarily to read digital books (or “ebooks”). The device has a screen for reading and allows the storage of digital publications and the creation of a digital library. The device is … Read More

Creative Commons License

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Creative Commons is a comprehensive license suitable for copyleft distribution of creative works. The Creative Commons License was developed in 2002 under the guidance of Lawrence Lessig. He is the Roy L. Furman Professor of Law at Harvard Law School and … Read More

Copyleft

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Intellectual Property Laws are framed to protect the interests of commercial publishers and to restrict the use of creative works among authorised users. Distribution of copyright-free works has become popular with the advent of the Internet. Professionals, educational and research institutions, libraries, … Read More

Copyright

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Copyright works like a sword with two-edges. Copyright helps to assure the rights of the author and publisher on the books. It protects the commercial interests of the author and the publisher and helps to get decent revenue by publishing books. … Read More

Word processing

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Word processing software allows you to use a computer to draft, correct and print written documents such as letters, press articles, invoices, contracts or advertisements. Word processing is one of the most popular applications. In its simplest form, a program … Read More

Book binding

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(A 16th-century traditional binding workshop in the West (engraving by Jost Amman, 1568).) Book binding is the production operation of the book taking place just after the printing work. It covers all the steps from assembling the pages or notebooks … Read More

Self-publishing book

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Printing and digital technology have given broader access to knowledge. Earlier it was difficult to print and sell books without the help of traditional publishing houses. Major publishing houses are more selective in accepting the works for publication. It shrinks the … Read More

Desktop publishing

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Desktop publishing, commonly abbreviated DTP, involves preparing documents for printing using a computer instead of the historical processes of typography and photocomposition. Desktop publishing is done using specialized software, called page layout software or desktop publishing software, similar to regular … Read More

Traditional Book Publishing

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Books are one of the most widely used media to enlighten and delight the human mind. The importance and credibility of the books have not been diminished with the popularity of the computer and the Internet. It is a general opinion … Read More

Principia: The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy (Annotated), by Isaac Newton

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The English-language print edition of the most famous scientific book of all time has been published on Amazon: “Principia: The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy (Annotated)”, by Isaac Newton Paperback Edition and Hardcover Edition: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B09M5LJZND For digital versions (PDF, EPUB … Read More

Book design

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Book design concerns the graphic and typographical design of the content and the cover of a book. The publisher is usually responsible for the design and often uses the expertise of specialists. These can be book designers, typographers, communication designers, … Read More

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