Latest News: Europeans more interested in eBooks but VAT-rules are a solid obstacle

eLearningworld News from EU While growth of the eBook-market in US and Canada is stabilising on a mature level the European eBook-market that is lagging far behind, e.g. because of VAT-rules, is showing promising growth, research shows. In Italy 4.5 million people read at least one eBook during the last …

EU Commission thinks digital but not for the integrating Book Market

eLearningworld’s Weekly Review Carlos Moedas, EU Research Commissioner, claimed this week that the public should have open access to government funded research. He stresses that science journal publishing companies should reshape their business models to fit an open access system. Moedas said: “There is a revolution happening in the way …