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Social Reading free pdf Contemporary developments in the book publishing industry are changing the system as we know it. Changes in established understandings of authorship and readership are leading to new business models in line with the postulates of Web 2.0. Socially networked authorship, book production and reading are among the social and discursive practices starting to define this emerging system. Websites offering socially networked, collaborative and shared reading are increasingly important. Social Reading maps socially networked reading within the larger framework of a changing conception of books and reading. This book is structured into chapters covering topics in: social reading and a new conception of the book- an evaluation of social reading platforms- an analysis of social reading applications- the personalization of system contents- reading in the Cloud and the development of new business models- and Open Access e-books. * Discusses social reading as an emerging tendency involving authors, readers, librarians, publishers, and other industry professionals* Describes how the way we read is changing* Presents ways in which the major players in the digital content industry are developing specific applications to foster socially networked reading

About Jose Antonio Cordon Garcia

Jose-Antonio Cordon-Garcia is Professor at the University of Salamanca and Executive Board Member of the Institute of History of Books and Reading. Jose-Antonio has published numerous articles and monographs on the publishing industry. He leads the E-LECTRA research group, focused on the analysis of electronic publishing and new forms of creation and written communication. Julio Alonso-Arevalo is the head librarian in the Translation and Documentation library at the University of Salamanca. He is the editor of the E-LIS Open Access Repository, coordinator of the LIS and InfoDoc mailing lists and author of a number of articles in specialized journals on the topic of e-books, open access and reference managers. Raquel Gomez-Diaz is Professor at the University of Salamanca and member of the E-LECTRA research group. Raquel is an active researcher and teacher with a long list of publications. Prof Gomez-Diaz has also published widely and taught specialized courses on the topic of e-books. Daniel Linder is Professor of Translation Studies at the University of Salamanca, Daniel teaches, among other genres, specialized translation for the humanities and business from Spanish into English. He has published a number of articles in international translation studies journals, including TTR, Babel, Perspectives: Studies in Translatology and the ATA Chronicle.

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Author : Jose Antonio Cordon Garcia
Publisher : Chandos Publishing (Oxford) Ltd
Data Published : 23 October 2013
ISBN : 1843347261
EAN : 9781843347262
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 200 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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