Posts Tagged ‘digital publishing’

Britannica Bytes

March 19, 2012

Britannica Bytes
After 244 years, Encyclopaedia Britannica will cease publishing paper editions and become a solely digital resource. Britannica has had digital editions on CD-ROM and online for the last thirty years, and will continue updating and publishing online. Unlike Wikipedia with its anonymous authors and crowd-sourced editing, digital Britannica will still be produced by professional editors and named authors who actually know what they’re writing about.

More:

“Wikipedia Didn’t Kill Britannica. Windows Did,” Tim Carmody, Wired

“Change: It’s Okay. Really.” Britannica Editors, Britannica blog

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eBooks Baffle Undergrads

June 25, 2011

eBooks Baffle Undergrads

“Undergraduate Science Students are Uncertain of How to Find Facts in E-books Compared to Print Books,” Christina E. Carter, Evidence Based Library and Information Practice.

Hat tip:  Christina K. Pikas

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