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This article pretends to be an approach to an academic debate between two scenarios that have risen amongst reading as we know it. With the integration of technological devices as iPads, Kindles, laptops, etc. the objectives, experiences and actors that participate in the reading [...]

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The relevance and potential impact of Apple Computer’s iBooks initiative is discussed. iBooks is aimed at the USA textbook market, but it has a great potential to expand, as has previously occurred with other services that use iTunes, Apple’s B2C-C2C e-commerce and digital distribution [...]

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Ebooks have undergone a spectacular development in the past two years, extending their success beyond the forecasts of specialists. Attest to this digital reading statistics, the growth of the publishing offer, and the increased reading devices sales. One interesting thing has been [...]

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Introduction of the Daisy multimedia book format, which integrates text, sound, images and video in a synchronized sequence. Daisy presents a high usability for digital reading thanks to its advanced navigation through text or audio. The article also describes DTBook, the text component [...]

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To facilitate digital reading for children it is necessary to offer content that meets quality criteria. The problem lies in the lack of systematized criteria that serves as a guide to defining quality. The aim of this article is to select and systematize criteria or standards that [...]

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The current state of the Spanish market of the academic digital books is analyzed. To do this, a set of publishers selected by various experts as the most prestigious within the field of Library and Information Science was chosen. The analyzed parameters focus on digital production [...]

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In the publishing sector, electronic book growth figures have shown progressive consolidation in markets around the world. The electronic book evolution in the last 15 years shows the paradoxes and contradictions that every new technology has to address in its implementation process. [...]

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Most Latin American countries are focused upon improving learning quality by providing schools with technological resources, as if their sole presence was enough to develop 21st Century skills. Digital reading is not an end in itself; it is a tool that a user selects, depending on [...]