Reading: From paper to pixels

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Abstract

What, if anything, will be the role of publishers in a world in which books are formatted by their authors, distributed electronically, and read online? The success of e-books has spawned a boom in self-publishing, with the possibility that just as musicians now depend not on recording contracts but self-promotion for concert revenues, authors will depend on direct sales to readers rather than having their books packaged by publishers. Readers can expect more choice and lower prices, but writers will face a continued struggle.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number5968093
Pages (from-to)76-79
Number of pages4
JournalIEEE Security and Privacy
Volume9
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 2011

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  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Law

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