El Libro electrónico en el ecosistema de información.

Within the present context, the book and reading are seeking the necessary balance to define new shapes and forms. This research describes the state of e-book in Spain and in other developing countries with this type of knowledge. Evidence highlights the importance that is taking the electronic book in the publishing world, since the concentration of business moves in the last two years. Analyze its impact on the business of publishing and the perceptions of readers. It will describe the advantages and disadvantages of reading in the digital book and ebook marketing. It explains the action against illegal copying by Digital Rights Management (DRM). The experiences on the hire service e-books by libraries and other European regions.

Published in: Ciencias de la Información Vol. 41; no. 2; pp. 58 - 68
Main Authors: Alonso Arévalo, Julio, Cordón García, José A.
Format: Article
Published: Instituto de Informacion Cientifica y Tecnologica may-ago2010
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Summary: Within the present context, the book and reading are seeking the necessary balance to define new shapes and forms. This research describes the state of e-book in Spain and in other developing countries with this type of knowledge. Evidence highlights the importance that is taking the electronic book in the publishing world, since the concentration of business moves in the last two years. Analyze its impact on the business of publishing and the perceptions of readers. It will describe the advantages and disadvantages of reading in the digital book and ebook marketing. It explains the action against illegal copying by Digital Rights Management (DRM). The experiences on the hire service e-books by libraries and other European regions.