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Morning Links — DBW Conference & Expo starts today
January 15, 2013 | 9:51 am

The Death of Aaron Swartz and the New Hacker Crackdown {Gawker} eBooks at 50%? (Digital Book World) Bilbary Founder Time Coates on What Libraries Need (Good E-Reader) 2012 Predictions Reviewed (Dear Author) Are the Days of the $14.99 eBook Numbered? (Forbes) Kindle Daily Deals: A Drop of the Hard Stuff by Lawrence Block {+ 3 others} [gallery columns="2"]    ...

State Library of Kansas Partnering With Bilbary For eBook Sales to Users
April 11, 2012 | 9:17 am

Screen Shot 2012 04 09 at 8 57 04 AM From Publisher’s Weekly: The state library of Kansas this week said that it will partner with upstart e-bookseller Bilbary to facilitate patrons wishing to buy e-books. State librarian Jo Budler told PW that the library would soon add a link to Bilbary on its Web site as an option for patrons, and while the library will not receive income from sales—at least not during this phase of the plan—Budler said the move serves two purposes: serving patrons who want to buy e-books quickly and easily, and helping to support a new “library friendly” player in the growing e-bookselling market. Read the Complete...

Startups Bilbary, Jellybooks take aim at new ways of buying and selling e-books
March 25, 2012 | 1:15 pm

bilbaryPaidContent has a piece looking at two new startups that are trying to revolutionize the process of buying e-books. One of these, Bilbary, was founded by former Waterstones managing director Tim Coates, and aims to help publishers sell e-books directly to readers. It has almost 350,000 non-agency publisher e-books, and plans to add about 100,000 more from agency publishers soon. It will eventually offer advanced features like e-book rental, browsing, and bookseller- and librarian-curated “shop windows.” The other, Jellybooks, was founded by former txtr director of content acquisition Andrew Rhomberg. It is focused on book discovery...