Thursday, 25 June 2009

E-books in Scandinavia - 2

News from Sweden that print-on-demand publisher Publit is to develop a software-based e-book reader specifically for the Swedish book market. E-books have been slow to gain acceptance in Scandinavia, even though they have been discussed for ten years now, and Publit hopes to change this.

See also: E-books in Scandinavia

2 comments:

  1. If you access the Publit blog, you can read there (4th June posting) that Svensk Bokhandel pulps (aka destroys) 3,000,000 books per year. That's rather a lot, really. Print-on-demand would indeed reduce such a pointless waste of resources. That same blog mentions advances in e-book technology in Norway. Just Google "Publit" and you'll find the Publit blogsite high up on the list.

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  2. The link to the Publit blog may as well go here.

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