Introduction to E-formats
Kindles, iPhones, Sony Readers, Google Books, e-pub, prc, DRM, no-DRM, images with OCR, page-based display vs. reflowed text . . . How do we put books in front of readers on the web? How can we get files ready for a variety of handheld devices? What will it take to get your titles into every online bookstore? Conversion experts will outline the array of e-book formats available to online readers and discuss what e-books look like, what e-books can and can’t do, and how you can prepare today’s scholarly books for tomorrow’s containers.
Moderator: Kate Davey, BiblioVault Manager, University of Chicago Press
Panelists: Liza Daly, President, Threepress Consulting Inc.; Daniel Lee, Director of Digital Content Development, Harvard University Press; Chris Palma, Strategic Partner Development Manager, Google Book Search
View Liza Daly's presentation: ePub: the open digital book
Websites mentioned during the presentations:
Page-based ebooks are available from: CafeScribe, eBooks Corp, ebrary, NetLibrary, Questia, Tizra (see Indiana University Press's site), ACLS Humanities
Reflowable-text ebooks are available from: Amazon Kindle, Sony Reader, Mobipocket
Google Book Search
Google Book Search for Mobile Devices
Bookworm ePub Reader
Online ePub Validator
InDesign-to-ePub advice from Adobe: Producing ePub Documents from InDesign
ePub Resources and Guides - O'Reilly Labs
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