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The once and future e-book: on reading in the digital age - Ars Technica

Really nice discussion of the history of the ebook market.
A veteran of a former turning of the e-book wheel looks at the past, present, and future of reading books on things that are not books.
20 Best Websites To Download Free E-Books, Part II | Freebies
Free Mathematics Books
Free Mathematics Books - list of freely available math textbooks, monographs, lecture notes, and other documents.
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Why E-Books Look So Ugly | Gadget Lab |
As books make the leap from cellulose and ink to electronic pages, some editors worry that too much is being lost in translation. Typography, layout, illustrations and carefully thought-out covers are all being reduced to a uniform, black-on-gray template that looks the same whether you’re reading Pride and Prejudice and Zombies or the Federalist Papers.
Free Technology for Teachers: Seven Places to Find Free eBooks
Every year schools around the world spend thousands of dollars on textbooks that are often outdated by the end of their first year in the classroom. Ebooks, many of them free, can represent huge savings for schools over purchasing textbooks. Here are seven places that you can find free ebooks.
Free Technology for Teachers: Seven Places to Find Free eBooks Annotated link
Free Technology for Teachers: lists 7 places to find free ebooks for downloading.
Do School Libraries Need Books? - Room for Debate Blog -
Do schools need to maintain traditional libraries? What are the educational consequences of having students read less on the printed page and more on the Web?
Pro and con essays
A blog discussion about books in school libraries re Cushing Academy.
at this point, the real question is, don't school libraries need more consistent federal funding so they exist period
By reconceptualizing our library, our teachers and students now have better access to vast digital resources for research and learning. But they need more help from librarians to navigate these resources, so we have also increased our library staff by 25 percent.
article do school libraries need books?
Wholesale eBook Sales Statistics
International Digital Publishing Forum collects quarterly US trade retail eBook sales in conjunction with the Association of American Publishers (AAP).
Don't look now but e-book sales are growing ever-so-rapidly in the trade market. 200% in the last year.
Trade #ebook sales for October up $254% over October 2008, per AAP/IDPF: (via @andrewsavikas) – Tim O'Reilly (timoreilly)
30 Best Websites To Download Free EBooks
30 Best Websites To Download Free EBooks -
For that only reason, we have again looked deep into the Internet to find best 30 websites to download free e-books. So download free E-books which interests you more and enjoy reading with a cup of coffee.
Top 12 Websites To Download Free E-Books