Articles by Jon Jermey

The 5 Steps of Intelligent Proofreading

December 21, 2012 // 3 Comments

Over the years I’ve scanned and OCR’ed many printed books into electronic form for Gutenberg Australia—most of the Edgar Wallace collection there is my work, for [...]

Tablets and E-Readers: The missing control

December 8, 2012 // 14 Comments

So I’ve stumbled out of bed and dragged myself to the breakfast table, propped up an e-reader on a stack of unused coasters, got a slice of buttered toast in one hand and a [...]

What E-Book Revolution?

November 6, 2012 // 12 Comments

There is a special circle of literary hell reserved for completists—those of us who feel we need to read every book in a particular series, or by a particular author. Our [...]

Calibre tools for your Android device

September 30, 2012 // 1 Comment

Many TeleReaders will be familiar with the Calibre e-book collection manager, that astonishingly powerful and ever-developing software tour de force from Kovid [...]

Why (and How) I Scan Old Books

September 24, 2012 // 11 Comments

It was Flann O’Brien, under his byline of ‘Myles na Gopaleen’ in The Irish Times, who wrote: “When I want to read anything, I usually write it [...]

Android apps for reading PDFs

September 17, 2012 // 5 Comments

In earlier articles I’ve covered the proprietary Kindle and Kobo apps, and this time I want to turn my attention to PDF reading on Android tablets. I’ve covered four [...]

Review: Kobo for Android

September 5, 2012 // 3 Comments

Last week I posted a review of the Amazon Kindle e-reading app for Android phones and tablets. This week I look at the other big(ish) name in e-book distribution to provide [...]

The Library of the Future, 6

October 13, 2005 // 3 Comments

The Library of the Future will allow you to set up your own Book-Of-The-Week (or Month, or Day) Club; you will be able to say: 'email me a book like this one every week until I ask you to stop'. [...]
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