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Shift from print books to #ebooks #Author #Writer #FED_ebooks

 E-book Nation

First Edition Design Publishing

First Edition Design Publishing

 First Edition Design Publishing http:www.firsteditiondesignpublishing.com, based in Sarasota, Florida, USA leads the industry in eBook distribution. They convert, format and submit eBooks to Amazon, Apple, Barnes and Noble, BooksOnBoard, Sony, Google, Kobo, Diesel, 3M, Ingram, Baker and Taylor, Nielsen, EBSCO, scores of additional on-line retailers and libraries, schools, colleges and universities. The company also has a POD (Print On Demand) division, which creates printed books and makes them available worldwide through their distribution network.

Half of all pupils will use #eBooks in two years #FED_ebooks #Author #Android #Apple

First Edition Design Publishing

HALF of all pupils starting secondary school in two years’ time will be using eBooks as the classroom goes digital, writes Breda Heffernan.

Book publishers Folens yesterday unveiled its first range of eBooks which will

First Edition Design Publishing

Apple's iPad

be available to download by students on all digital platforms, including AndroidApple and Windows.

The Folens App, which is free to download, will have 26 Junior Cert and 16 Leaving Cert titles which will be available to buy in June. More books will be added on an on-going basis and trial chapters are now available for downloading.

The eBooks will be on average 15 to 20pc cheaper to purchase than traditional textbooks.

However, Folens said this reduction could be more if the Government closed a loophole whereby textbooks were exempt from VAT but digital education material was not.

The publisher said the new app was developed following demand from parents, teachers and students and after a pilot study carried out last year in a selection of schools received a great response.

Irish Independent ~ April 24. 2012