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August 03, 2015

$30 Million e-Book Store for N.Y.C. Schools Likely to Be Run by Amazon

Educators in New York City would be able to buy e-books for their schools via an Amazon "storefront," pending approval of a $30 million contract.

July 30, 2015

Amazon Top Pick for Contract to Create N.Y.C. Schools' e-Book 'Marketplace'

Educators in New York City would be able to buy e-books for their schools via an Amazon "storefront," pending approval of a $30 million contract.

April 30, 2015

Obama Announces Effort to Bring Free E-Books to Low-Income Children

Today at a library in southeast Washington, President Barack Obama announced that major book publishers have committed to making 10,000 e-books, worth a total of about $250 million, freely available to students.

June 25, 2014

McGraw-Hill and Follett Join Forces to Sell E-Books to School Libraries

A division of McGraw-Hill is partnering with Follett in an effort to sell e-books focused on test-prep through online forums.

May 23, 2014

Friday Reading Roundup: Teen Reading, E-Book Subscriptions, and Diversity

This week's Roundup looks at decreased teen reading, e-book subscription services, and the ongoing discussion over diversity in literature.

April 18, 2014

Is Digital Technology Destroying Reading?

Digital reading may be making it difficult for readers to concentrate on and comprehend conventional books.

March 11, 2014

There Is No Bubble in Educational Technology: Not For Businesses That Actually Make Sense

Many people are wondering whether there is a bubble in educational technology. Has too much venture capital been invested in the sector? Have valuations gotten too high? My answer is that there is a bubble in ideas that won't work and a dearth of capital for ideas that can work.

December 30, 2013

2013: The Year in BookMarks

BookMarks' most popular posts of 2013 include book reviews, interviews, and longer pieces on graphic novels, common standards, creativity, summer reading, e-books, and libraries.

December 04, 2013

In a Digital Age, Print Books Find Favor With Young People

A new survey out of the United Kingdom finds that, despite their apparent absorbtion in digital devices, young people still seem to like their books in printed form. Meanwhile, The New York Times examines the curious "staying power" of the book. Guest post by Anthony Rebora.

November 19, 2013

HarperCollins Pairs With Startup to Offer Interactive E-books

Longtime publishing house HarperCollins will give e-book provider Curriculet access to its extensive list of titles.

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