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Big Board

Page history last edited by allyxiong 7 years, 7 months ago

          Past     Present     Future     Industry Page

 

PAST EVENTS

Printing press

     - 1453

     - created by Johannes Gutenberg who turned the wine house into the printing press

     - first mass produced book: the Bible

Publishing Houses - 1800’s

    - Demand for books grew

The Gutenberg Revolution

Paperback books

Pearson

Self-publishing

History of libraries

Before books: wax tablets, clay, papyrus, codex, etc.

Copyrights

parchment- treated animal skin

Codex- a type of book made of sheets of parchment and sewn together along the edge, the bound with thin pieces of wood and covered with leather

Illuminated manuscripts- decorative, colorful designs on each page 

 

 

TYPES OF BOOKS/BOOKSTORES

eBook

eReader

Borders

Barnes & Noble

Epublishing

Libraries

 

 

ONLINE

Amazon.com

Kindle

Nook

Google

Ipad

Tablets

 

EVENTS

Talk of the decline of literary work and consumerism

During the World Wars and the Great Depression, the demand for books decresed due to the expenses: having use of radio increase.

2011 Lawsuit- Us department of justice vs. Apple and major publishers...they eliminated competition among stores selling ebooks, ultimately increasing pricing for consumers.

Google vs authors guild

Book challenge - formal complaint to have a book removed from public/school and library

Bookless library

 

Comments (3)

Reba Ramcharit said

at 2:22 pm on Jan 31, 2014

Big Board is up and running

Tomas said

at 2:23 pm on Jan 31, 2014

Tomas did this stuff!!!

Tomas said

at 2:23 pm on Jan 31, 2014

outline ahem..

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