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Preparing Teachers and Students in New Literacies: Closing the Digital Gap

Preparing students to read in a digital world requires more than simply acquiring devices for all. For teachers and students, a major paradigm shift is needed.

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Published online: October 12, 2015

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Digitization and Cataloging: Building Digital Representations of Antiquarian Texts

This paper describes the cataloging practices that support the management and use of digital content in scholarly projects to assess the digital edition of "Vetusta Monumenta," an antiquarian text.

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Published online: October 12, 2015

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Recognition and Authenticity in Life Writing

Using real people in literary works involves a number of ethical questions discussed in this paper applying moral philosophy.

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Published online: September 21, 2015

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Creating New Fiction for Low-educated Immigrant Adults: Leapfrogging to Digital

We describe an ongoing project whose aim is to write, produce, and make available short fiction books for adult immigrants learning to read for the first time.

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Published online: September 21, 2015

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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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