Tag Archive: e-book/publishing

Sep 09 2016

Why hasn’t e-book publishing taken off in the Caribbean?

Although there might be an impressive catalogue of Caribbean literature, much of it is not available electronically. We discuss some reasons why. For those of us who love to read, electronic (e-)books have been a godsend. While we may miss the tactile experience of handling a printed book, or the pride of owning stacks of …

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Feb 26 2016

Some considerations when moving to e-textbooks

A discussion of some of the advantages and disadvantages of electronic textbooks in the classroom that may need to be managed. As we have reported and discussed in previous posts, several Caribbean countries have implemented  tablets in schools programmes, in which the aim is to put a tablet computer in the hand of every student. …

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Mar 20 2013

7 things to consider when deciding to publish an e-book

Through e-books, virtually everyone can become a published author, but it can still be a daunting task. Here are 7 recommendations to help get the ball rolling. The growing shift and take-up of electronic books (e-books) worldwide is transforming one of the most traditional ways in which we acquire information and learn.  In the Caribbean, private …

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Mar 18 2013

Roundup: for the week ending 17 March 2013

A roundup of ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region during the period Monday 11 March to Sunday 17 March 2013. Monday, 11 March 2012 Microsoft Opens Call For ‘Imagine Cup’ Competition Puerto Rico – In keeping with its commitment to promote the development of Puerto Rico’s video game industry, Microsoft is accepting registration for …

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Dec 14 2012

How are eBooks changing the publishing and reading worlds?

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In the last several months, (electronic) e-books sales have finally exceeded those of traditional print publication. This post discusses how are eBooks changing the publishing and reading worlds. Thanks to portable devices, such as tablet computers and smartphones, we, as consumers, have been enjoying the access and convenience of electronic books (e-books). However this access is …

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