November 17, 2014

No Nook Devices Required: Barnes & Noble Launches “Nook for Web”, Six Full Text Bestselling Titles are Available Free For Limited Time

From Barnes & Noble: B&N today introduced NOOK for Web, a new browser experience that offers readers the ability to explore digital titles and bestselling books right from their computer – no sign-in, software download or NOOK account required to begin reading. Beginning today, Barnes & Noble is offering six bestselling NOOK Books in their […]

Research Preprint: Are e-Readers Suitable Tools For Scholarly Work?

The following article has been accepted for publication in Online Information Review. Title Are e-Readers Suitable Tools For Scholarly Work? Authors Siegfried Schomisch GESIS Liebniz Institute for Social Sciences Maria Zens Philipp Mayr Source via arXiv Summary This paper aims to offer insights into the usability, acceptance and limitations of e-readers with regard to the […]

New: The Kindle Index (Top Cities for E-Reader Purchases)

From the team at the Priceonomics (online price guide database). Direct to Complete Blog Post Along with the rankings and analysis (Lexington, Ann Arbor, and Anchorage) top the list, you’ll also find: Kindle Popularity vs. Avg. Temperature of City Kindle Popularity vs. % of Population With College Education Kindle v. XBox (Sample Number of Units […]

OnCampus Research: "E-Books, E-Readers Begin to Catch on with College Crowd"

Findings from the March 2011 “OnCampus Electronic Book and E-Reader Device Report” by OnCampus Research have been released. OnCampus Research is the the research division of the National Association of College Stores (NACS). 655 college students were surveyed. Highlights via a NACS News Release The March 2011 OnCampus Electronic Book and E-Reader Device Report backs […]