They are easily downloadable, cheap â€” if not free â€” and highly portable for those settling in on a long plane ride. And though no oneâ€™s quite sure when they first arrived, e-books have confounded the publishing world since they first reached mainstream success in 2007, when Amazon unveiled its Kindle e-reader. For bibliophiles, the [...]Read the rest of this article »
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A recent USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times poll shows that e-readers are gaining ground on traditional print media, but USC students and
university librarians tell a different story.
Digital content engages passive students and turns them into active participants.Read the rest of this article »
Books, more than any other medium, seem to be embracing the digital revolution. But even more so than prose novels, the comic book industry is looking to move beyond its traditional format. Whereas e-readers like the Kindle or Nook really just transcribe the pages to a screen, comic book writers are finding new ways to [...]Read the rest of this article »
This past week the bibliophile in me took a bit of a hit. Borders, one of the largest bookstore chains in the country, filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy and announced it will be closing around 30 percent of its stores. Having spent much of my youth inside stores like Borders, this was not pleasant news. How [...]Read the rest of this article »