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Neoliberalism and Distributive Justice in the World of Corporate Publishing

This paper discusses how disputes between Amazon and Hachette over pre-order buttons and profit share foregrounds distributive justice issues in a publishing world overrun by neoliberal aesthetics and corporate greed.

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Published online: August 25, 2015

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Connecting Young People to the World with Batchelder Books

ALA Batchelder award books provide young people with intimate connections to other peoples and world issues, dissimilar to stale, cursory electronic and/or textbook readings to which they may be accustomed.

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Published online: August 18, 2015

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Navigation Structures in e-Book Design in the Verso Engine: An Exploration of a 2D Physics Development Platform for Mobile Interactive Content

This paper discusses the potential for alternative e-book structures in interactive children’s content. The project is based on an exploration of a 2D-physics toolset for the creation of book apps.

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Published online: July 13, 2015

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The Biographizing Trend in Popular Science Writing

The past two decades have seen the rise of an apparently new non-fiction writing, that of popular science branded as "biography," where the "subject" of the biography is an "object."

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Published online: July 13, 2015

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Multimodal Books in a Tertiary Context: Bridging the Gap between Traditional Book Arts and New Technologies

This research addresses a growing need for digital literacy and multimodal fluency in tertiary Graphic Design education to bridge the analogue/digital divide

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Published online: June 16, 2015

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The Development of Chinese e-Book Standards and Platforms in Taiwan

This research found that EPUB, a free and open e-book standard by the International Digital Publishing Forum, has not been widely adopted as the Chinese e-book standard.

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Published online: June 16, 2015

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The International Journal of the Book , Volume 12, Issue 3-4, June 2015

Issue: Electronic

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Issue: Print [Authors Only]

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Son of Italy, Stepson of Sisyphus: Reappraising the Immigrant Experience as an Existential Dilemma

As an immigrant narrative, Pascal D'Angelo's "Son of Italy" differs in how his experience becomes an existential dilemma shaped by fruitless labor, thus addressing an issue many face today.

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Published online: June 9, 2015

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Kafka as a Framework for Understanding Warde's Crystal Goblet: The Author as Reader and the Design of the Printed Page

This considers the parallels between the author as reader inherent in the work of Franz Kafka, and the self-conscious invisibility of the discipline of typography as described by Beatrice Warde.

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Published online: June 9, 2015

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Aphoristic Tradition in the Digital Age

The aphorism is a form that has long resisted cultural assimilation. Compressed media would seem to obscure the aphorism's future. A refocusing on its essential properties shows its continued vitality.

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Article: Electronic

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