E-book Task Force: Useful Links
Standards & Strategies
- - Books Industry Study Group
- - Open E-Book
- - Boerl, Robert J. Browser Wars, now it's eBooks Emedia, v 13, n 11 p. 58, November, 2000
- - Bryant, Eric. E-book summit highlights progress but slights libraries Library Journal v 125 n 19, p. 12, November 1, 2000
- - Crawford, Walt. Nine Models, one name: untangling the ebook muddle American Libraries v 31 n 8, pp. 56-9, Summer 2000.
- - NuvoMedia
- - original maker of Rocket Ebook, now RCA 1100
- - RCA REB 1100 info page
- - RCA REB 1200 info page
Ebook Vendors/Distributors - Academic(?)
- - Ebrary
- - NetLibrary
- - Questia Media
- - The History E-Book Project
- - American Council of Learned Societies
- - Yahoo > Business and Economy > Shopping and Services > Books > Booksellers >
Ebook Vendors/Distributers (General)
- - Rocket Library
- - original support site for free content for the Rocket eBook
- - Books24x7.com
- - mainly tech books
Academic Libraries Ebook pages
- - Carnegie Mellon University. The Universal Library
- - On-line Books Page (at UPenn)
- - University of Virginia Library, Electronic Text Center
- - University of California Press
- - University of California Press now offers electronic
versions of nearly sixty books online.
Electronic editions of selected UC Press books are
available in the following subject areas:International
Studies, Classics,Literature, History, Anthropology,
Politics, and Religious Studies. These editions are still in
the testing stage and are available for browsing free of
- - National Academy Press
- - Over 1,800 Books Online
Projections and Marketing
- - Anderson Consulting
- - Ebook Market Overview 2000. Information Intelligence, Online Libraries,and Microcomputers March 2000.
- - Hits, Paul.Looking at the E-Book Market. Publishers Weekly 247 no. 47 p.3 35-6. November 20, 2000.
General Ebook Information Sites / Articles
- - eBookNet.com
- - provides discussion groups, ebook reviews, device and consumer information and industry notes.
- - KnowBetter.com - Ebooks
- - Yahoo > Arts > Humanities > Literature >
- - a good starting place to find lots of varied sites
- - Glassbook reader
- - MobiPocket
- - Peanute press
- - Rocket eBook Information Tips & Tricks
The Official Unofficial Rocket eBook FAQ
Bibliography from Ron's paper
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