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A new kind of book recommendation appears at Goodreads and HTML5 had a very big week in the media world.
Goodreads put its Discovereads purchase to good use. Also, Hearst and The Boston Globe are doubling down on HTML5.
Apple softens its subscription position, metadata could improve academic searches, and ebooks offer a new purpose for edits.
In the latest Publishing News: Readability's co-founder Richard Ziade offers his take on Apple's policy reversal, Creative Commons and the Association of Educational Publishers delve into web search, and Pete Meyers takes a look at the art of editing in storytelling.
Curated Kindle content, digital lessons from a web documentary, and the pursuit of concise categorization.
In the latest Publishing News: Dave Pell describes his new Delivereads project, Pete Meyers says "Welcome to Pine Point" is innovative and plain lovely to look at, and Open Library's George Oates discusses how a minimum viable record might work.
Improving ebook note tools, ask for data and you'll get it, the ABA partners with On Demand Books
Pete Meyers suggests ways to improve ebook note-taking tools, publishers can actually get consumer data from Apple, and the American Booksellers Association wants its member stores to have Espresso Book Machines.
Digital text and learning, improving the browsing experience, Amazon's publishing projects
In the latest Publishing News: A study found digital text might disrupt cognitive mapping, digital browsing solutions are discussed in Pete Meyers' latest "Breaking the Page" installment, and Amazon launches its fourth imprint.
U.S. News reinvents itself with data, the iPad isn't just a digital screen, and startups get a showcase.
In the latest Publishing News: US News & World Report replaced national advertising with data-driven revenue streams, iPad magazine publishers are missing the boat, and publishing startups will soon have a new way to get attention.
NPR for ebooks, piracy as a promotional tool, and how and when book trailers work.
In the latest Publishing News: Gluejar wants to apply a public broadcasting model to ebooks, Megan Lisa Jones "pirated" her own book, and Quirk Books VP Brett Cohen discusses the intricacies of book trailers.
Amazon launched Cloud Drive, the Google Books settlement might get complicated, and good data leads to good business.
In the latest Publishing News: Amazon extended its reach into the cloud, Dana Newman looked at overlapping issues between the Google Book settlement and Golan v. Holder, and what publishers need to do with all that data.
Ereader complexity, the problems of ebook pricing, and how HTML5 can help publishers
In the latest Publishing News: Are readers using all the extraneous toys on ereaders or are they more of a hindrance to reading; Todd Sattersten chimed in on the complexity of ebook pricing; and Marcin Wichary made a case for HTML5 in the publishing space.