MyCopy service from Springer

Jul 28, 2009 by

The Yale Libraries have debuted the new MyCopy service by Springer. Has your library? Library patrons can now order their personal soft cover books via MyCopy. Following the successful completion of the MyCopy pilot project, Springer has extended this eBook service to all academic libraries in the USA and Canada that have purchased Springer eBook Collections. All registered library patrons can now order a soft cover copy of a Springer eBook for their personal use by simply clicking on a button on springerlink.com. More than 11,000 books included at $24.95 each The MyCopy offer is currently valid for more than 11,000 electronic Springer books published since 2005. The new soft cover format is branded as a MyCopy book with a color cover and black and white book content. All books will be sold at...

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Revolution of the e-books

Feb 9, 2009 by

Mike Elgan of ComputerWorld lists six reasons e-books are about to reach an unprecedented high. the economy the environment (or green living) a publishing revolution (or self-publishing) the rise in aggressive e-book marketing a rise in books written for electronic reading and the decline of the newspaper industry Elgan also mentions the Kindle/iPhone effect, where, finally, some readers are really catching...

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