Lots of Friday link love!
Corey Podolsky has written an excellent essay, Book Widgets and Book Selling 2.0 that clearly explains the thinking behind the large scale repository efforts underway at a few publishing giants. But…
Cory Podolsky looks at book widgets.
Consumer choice and publisher dilemma in the era of Google Book Search.
Evan Schnittman wrote an article for Publishing News last week entitled “Facing The Digital Reality.”
This week we present the first installment of Evan’s series on “The ABC’s of Google Book Search.” With his help, we hope to untangle the intricacies, and express our excitement, about the future of publishing.
The opening line of William MacNamara’s story “Publishers seek to play Google at its own game” ominously portends “Publishers are racing to digitize their books as they seek to counter the threat posed by the internet giant Google.”