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Free Webinar: The ABCs of Kids & Ebooks
January 25, 2013 | 4:38 pm

Our friends over at Digital Book World are partnering with PlayScience, a New York-based children’s entertainment and education research company, to produce a free hour-long webinar, The ABCs of Kids & Ebooks. The webinar, which will look at the e-reading habits of children aged two to 13, is scheduled to take place from noon to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, January 29. [caption id="attachment_77480" align="alignright" width="180"] J. Alison Bryant, Ph.D.[/caption] According to DBW, which recently conducted a "nationally representative survey" with PlayScience, "it was found that 55% of all children aged 2-to-13 in the U.S. read ebooks." PlayScience president Dr. J. Alison Bryant, Ph.D., will...

Free webinar: The Quest for Versatile Content – Tips to help you maximize efficiency in preparing multichannel content
June 7, 2011 | 9:39 am

Screen shot 2011 06 07 at 9 39 14 AMFrom an email I received: In its next free webinar, Book Business (thanks to the support of sponsor SPi Global) will address some of the hurdles you might be facing, from backlist conversion to the conversion of complex books (e.g., STM, academic texts), and setting up workflow processes and streamlined operations with the proper technology. Here are the details: > > Webinar: The Quest for Versatile Content: Tips to help you maximize efficiency in preparing multichannel content > > Date/Time: Tuesday, June 14, 2:00 p.m. ET > > Register NOW! Join me, as I talk with Mike Rosiak, Lead Content Architect at Wolters Kluwer Health, and...

Apple’s new fixed layout for producing illustrated ebooks – a webinar
June 2, 2011 | 9:23 am

Images From an email from Aptara: The beauty of an eBook is its real-time reflowable text that adjusts for any eReader device, no matter its dimensions. This is thanks to the EPUB format standard which works great for text and small embedded images, but not as well for titles with design-critical layouts such as cookbooks, travel books and childrens’ books.Apple now supports the creation of a precise, "fixed layout," for iPads and iPhones that makes it possible to reproduce beautiful, full-page, full-bleed, illustrated titles as eBooks. The process for creating these eBooks is much different than creating a standard EPUB eBook. In fact, it’s...

Free webinar on children’s reading trends in the digital age
December 7, 2010 | 9:31 am

a1011071_bb_pebanner.jpgFrom the press release: Book Business, with support from Canon, proudly presents the next webinar in the Publishing Business webinar series: “Children's Reading Trends in the Digital Age: An All-Access Pass to Scholastic's ‘2010 Kids and Family Reading Report,’ ” based on the results of Scholastic's recently conducted study. Click here to register for free We’ll be presenting live on Tuesday, December 14, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. ET/11:00 a.m. PT. This hour-long program will feature Francie Alexander, Scholastic’s Chief Academic Officer. She will explore the statistics and insights found in the "2010 Kids and Family Reading Report," and address why the results are important...

Webinar: Paving the Way for Ebook Production and Beyond
May 1, 2010 | 10:45 am

Screen shot 2010-04-14 at 5.55.57 PM.pngA free webinar will be given on May 4 on digital publishing with Angela James, Executive Editor of Carina Press and Joe Gollner, Chief Solutions Architect at Stilo International. Here's the blurb: Publishers must reinvent their production operations from print-first to digital-first, in order to fully leverage the revenue potential offered in this new age of mobile content delivery and on-demand, custom publishing. Join two digital publishing gurus for an interactive, 60-minute event and learn how to reinvent your production operations to bring products to market faster and more profitably. The webcast will specifically address: * How and why to re-engineer production...

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