Latest News: Google receives two new patents for eBook design

eLearningworld News from US The first patent claimed by Google is a storytelling device where the focus of the patent is directed on “electronic output components, such as light sources, speakers, a video projector, or a display,” packaged as an interactive book. The second includes a media enhanced popup book …

Latest News: Public Libraries form a Fair eBook Pricing Coalition

eLearningworld News from Canada The purpose with the coalition is to raise awareness of the high prices that multinational publishers charge public libraries for ebooks. At same time as the demand to borrow eBooks grow rapidly. The campaign is based on the website www.fairpricingforlibraries.org where people will respond to a …