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The Karger journal program and price list 2017 are available

(4 August 2016, Basel, Switzerland) Karger Medical and Scientific Publishers announces the 2017 prices for journals, collections and packages. Next year’s journal program comprises 105 biomedical titles, including 20 open-access journals. 2017 will see the launches of four new titles, of which two will be open access and two subscription based. Apart from a few […]


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India announces eBooks have to be discounted

(26 February 2016)  Michael Kowzlowski in his blog reveals that India has implemented a new policy that will dramatically decrease the cost of eBooks, a big win for consumers who will be able to buy more digital content, while spending less. The Information and Broadcasting Ministry announced that “One of the key highlights of the […]


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How much money do libraries spend on eBooks?

(6 September 2015) A staggering 95% of all libraries in the United States have an eBook collection, writes Michael Kozlowski in goodEreader.com. Sometimes we take this granted and get irked that there is a long waiting list for a New York Times bestseller. Why can’t libraries simply have enough titles to meet the demand? The […]


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Major publishers might revise eBook pricing for libraries

(24 July 2015) The Association of American Publishers has just released their annual data report and e-book sales are not doing that great. In the first three months of 2015 they have plummeted 7.5% from the same period last year. In all of 2014 e-books have more or less stabilize with only 3% growth from […]


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Why do libraries pay more money for eBooks?

(20 June 2015) Michael Kozlowski writes that Libraries in Canada and the United States have been quite enamored with establishing digital collections. But predatory pricing by major publishers are pricing their eBooks almost 500% more than the Kindle edition and libraries have had enough. The simple truth is that there is no uniform landscape of […]


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U.S. Court rules that Apple violated antitrust laws on eBook pricing

(10 July 2013) Assistant Attorney General Bill Baer in charge of the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division made the following statement today after the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York found that Apple Inc. violated Section 1 of the Sherman Act by conspiring to raise eBook prices and end eBook retailers’ […]


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