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eBooks in Information Outlook Part 2

Here’s my column for the June 2010 issue of SLA’s Information Outlook.

eBooks part 2: Trends and Standards
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by Stephen Abram

This is part two of my thoughts on the emerging e-book marketplace and how e-books differ from traditional books in so many ways.

Part one can be found here.

Books and eBooks: as Different as Night and Day

Stephen
(BTW – these are the copies submnitted in MS-Word before my editor makes them better so please forgive any typos and stuff!)

Posted on: August 31, 2010, 10:47 am Category: Uncategorized

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  1. Good points, but what about the elephant in the room — DRM.
    In addition to other limitations created by DRM:
    I have an Apple product, which can read EPUB files, but not EPUB with DRM. My library’s ebook collection is filled with DRM EPUB’s and therefore unavailable to me.