Book manufacturing and trade
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Creation The author writes his book. It can do it on its own initiative or on order of a publisher. Once completed, the material is delivered in the form of manuscript to a publisher. If he offers it to several … Read More

Calibre
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Calibre is a free, cross-platform software, for managing digital books. Its creator is Kovid Goyal. Its main features are: Management of one or more libraries Converting books in various digital formats Changing the code e-books Synchronization with e-readers and other … Read More

Publishing
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The publishing is the activity to present, reproduce and commercialize the intellectual output of an author. Publishing, in a broad sense, covers all forms of texts: literary, scientific, musical score, computer code, image, etc. The final support is now multimedia, … Read More

Book chain
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Creation The author writes the text. If there is a collaborative work, there may be several authors. The author gives or not the rights for use of his work to a publishing house which is in charge of the broadcast, … Read More

Books
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A book is a written document forming a unit and designated as such, containing pages of paper or cardboard connected to each other. The book is defined by Littre as “a meeting of several sheets for supporting a manuscript or … Read More

EPUB
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Filename extension: .epub Internet media type: application/epub+zip (unofficial) Developed by: International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF) Initial release: September 2007 Type of format: e-book file format Contained by: OEBPS Container Format (OCF) (ZIP) Extended from: Open eBook, XHTML, CSS, DTBook Open format: Yes EPUB (short for … Read More

e-Books or paper books?
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The digital format provides some features including the ability to carry an entire library with you, enlarge the font size, search for words throughout the text, using hypertext navigation features, highlight passages, add personal notes and bookmarks and seek internal … Read More

Short e-book history
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(Ángela Ruiz Robles with la Enciclopedia Mecánica, or the Mechanical Encyclopedia.) Even before the creation of the Internet, Michael Hart created, in 1971, Project Gutenberg, which aims to digitize books. The first book digitized by Project Gutenberg is the Declaration … Read More

e-Book advantages and disadvantages
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An e-book is a book published and distributed in digital format, available as a file that can be downloaded and stored to be read either on the screen of a personal computer, an e-reader, a touch pad, mobile phone or … Read More

Promovarea cărţilor prin Google AdWords, Yahoo, Bing
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e-Readers or tablet computers, for e-books?
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An e-book reader is a mobile device designed primarily for reading digital books. The device is equipped with a screen for reading and should allow the storage of digital publications in order to make personal digital library. The digital format … Read More

e-Book’s Digital Rights Management (DRM)
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Similarly in the field of music and movies, some publishers and retailers use systems digital rights management (DRM) to try to protect the works. Most of these systems are relatively inefficient and penalize its use in the reader of the … Read More

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