Morning Roundup: New Nook Glowlight Released, Tough Report for Librarians and more
October 30, 2013 | 9:05 am
By Joanna Cabot
Barnes & Noble Releases Updated eReader, Nook Glowlight (GigaOM)
Barnes & Noble released its new e-reader, the $119 Nook GlowLight, Wednesday. It’s in stores and for sale on BN.com now. The biggest difference between it and the Kindle Paperwhite is that the GlowLight has 4 GB of storage instead of 2 GB.
Public Libraries Make Digital Magazines Accessible to All (Media Shift)
Magazine publishers are experimenting with all sorts of different ways to get you to pay for their digital products, including single issues, subscriptions, “buffets” (like Next Issue) and package deals (like Zinio’s Z-Pass). But if you have a library card, you may be able to get quite a few digital magazines without paying anything at all.
Tough Report on Job Placement and Salary Information for Librarians (GalleyCat)
The Library Journal has released a report about placements and salaries for library and information science graduates in 2013.
Examining the Business Model of eBook Subscription Services (The Digital Reader)
In recent months, we’ve witnessed the launch of two high-profile ebook subscription services – Oyster and Scribd. Both aim to do for ebooks what Spotify did for music and what Netflix did for film and television entertainment.
Kindle Daily Deals: White Doves at Morning (and 4 others)