Wiley specializes in academic and business related ebooks. The company currently has over 2,000 audiobooks that are primarily sold through Audible, although other retailers only account for a small percentage of sales. Wiley has just ironed out a distribution deal with RBMedia and will be creating 650 audiobooks over the next three years. In this agreement, RBmedia will serve … [Read more...] about Wiley will be creating hundreds of new audiobooks
When ebook subscription-based reading was a new concept over four years ago, the idea seemed to intrigue readers while failing to entice publishers. With major concerns over piracy and compensation, a number of different companies developed models that were intended to address those issues while still keeping all-you-can-eat book consumption inexpensive enough for customers to … [Read more...] about Scribd Subscription Reading Adds Titles from Wiley
Copia hails itself as one of the best known names in the field of digital classroom solutions, and has announced its association with the LearningField project in Australia that aims to provide a complete digital makeover to education in that country. Led by Copyright Agency (described in Wikipedia as "an Australian company incorporated under the Corporations Code for the … [Read more...] about Copia Contributes Towards Subscription Based Digital Learning in Australia
There is an old Arabian proverb, "If the camel once gets his nose in the tent, his body will soon follow." It may apply to Wiley & O'Reilly creating another important crack in the DRM wall. O'Reilly Media has always been a vocal supporter of DRM-free ebooks. The company is beginning to convince other important publishers that DRM-free is the way to go.Today O'Reilly and … [Read more...] about Wiley & O’Reilly Sign eBook Distribution Deal – DRM-Free!
John Wiley announced today a new collaboration with TED, the non-profit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading, to create and supply instructor materials for the recently launched series of “TED Studies.”Many schools and educational institutions love to incorporate TEDTalks into their curriculum. It adds a new dimension to lectures and course study material, and it's about it get … [Read more...] about John Wiley Partners with TED for Educational Push