News by Dean Fetzer February 26, 2013 (1) comments
Aaron Swartz’s death last month highlighted the issue of academic research being locked away from public view — now the White House has taken the first steps to change things.
News by Christopher Shultz February 22, 2013 (4) comments
Amazon is currently the go-to place for eBooks. Three east coast bookshops and a lawyer hope to level out the playing field.
News by Dean Fetzer February 8, 2013 (1) comments
Rather surprisingly, considering the online giant’s current business model revolves around DRM, Amazon seems to be entering the used content arena. A sea change? We’ll see.
News by Dean Fetzer January 15, 2013 (1) comments
The suicide of the internet activist has caused waves in a number of communities - and scholars around the world are posting free PDF copies of their work in his memory.
News by Rob W. Hart May 22, 2012 (2) comments
Unglue.it, a new crowdfunding website modeled on Kickstarter, is seeking to pay copyright holders to release free electronic editions of their books.