Amazon Kindle

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Amazon Kindle este o serie de cititoare de cărți electronice proiectate și comercializate de Amazon.com. Dispozitivele Amazon Kindle permite utilizatorilor să cumpere, descarce, răsfoi și citi cărţi electronice, ziare, reviste, bloguri și alte suporturi digitale prin rețele fără fir. Platforma … Read More

The “ideal” characteristics of the electronic text

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Three main qualities were identified for electronic text – readability, maneuverability and quotability, to which can be added localization. Readability The broadcast in digital book must be readable. This requires: to be described by an open format, as opposed to … Read More

The biggest publishing houses in the world

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Pearson Plc headquarters A publishing house is a company or an association whose original core business is the production and distribution of books or laid out documents. Today, the publishing business generally includes editing documents with all media as the … Read More

Small press and independent publishing houses

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The term “independent publishing” (“small press”) means all the publishing houses, often small, but not always, not belonging to different groups which together form what some have called specialists have called “network of oligopoly’s publishing and media.” Definitions Pragmatic definition … Read More

Vanity press

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Vanity press is for an author to publish his own works by a publisher that provides only the technical part of the publishing and distribution, outside the editorial proper choice. So the author pays the costs of printing and publicity … Read More

Print on demand

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Print on demand is a digital printing mode to offer in the shortest possible time and in small quantities (sometimes only one copy) works whose small circulation induce excessive costs in traditional printing. Benefits The advantage of printing on demand … Read More

Book market theory

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The image given by the empirical evidence is rather opaque, firstly because of the lack of data, and partly because of the sharp contrasts between countries. However, the industrial organization tools help to identify the salient features of the organization … Read More

Self-publishing

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Self-publishing is for an author to take himself in charge of the edition of his works, without going through a publishing house. It accurately distinguishes from publishing on publisher‘s account or author‘s account. In the first case, in fact, the … Read More

Book digital edition

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Second age of electronic publishing, is one in which text editing is natively digital but is not thought specifically for network applications. The digital edition illustrates one of the key challenges of electronic publishing, namely the accessibility of the text. … Read More

Writing and editing books

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An endless supply of writers? At the writing level, it must be distinguished between the essays of creative works on one hand, and works ordered by publishers on the other hand. The essays address technical and scientific fields or current … Read More

Book economics – Descriptive elements

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Reading and editing From the perspective of the economy, editing and reading are respectively the supply and demand in the market of books. Internationally, the situation in this regard are very different. Meanwhile, time spent for reading is an important … Read More

Education in European Union

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Within the European Union education is the responsibility of Member States; European Union institutions play a supporting function. Based on Art. 165 from the Treaty on the Functioning from the European Union, the Neighborhood “shall contribute towards the development of … Read More

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