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eBooks: standards and formats

James Clay
October 25, 2012

eBooks: standards and formats

EPUB, Mobi, PDF, Kindle, iBooks - what does it all mean for readers of digital content? This session takes a layman's look at proprietary formats and standards in ebooks helping us to make sense of it all.

James Clay

October 25, 2012
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  1. Standards & Formats

  2. James Clay ILT & Learning Resources Manager Gloucestershire College elearningstuff.net

    @jamesclay
  3. Books

  4. http://www.flickr.com/photos/spencereholtaway/2273333867

  5. http://www.flickr.com/photos/lochaven/2588186224/

  6. http://www.flickr.com/photos/linnybinnypix/1189891134/in/photostream/

  7. http://www.flickr.com/photos/erichands/3547142390

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  9. eBooks

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  13. eBook Readers

  14. 1935

  15. 1974

  16. What should I buy?

  17. Devices

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  19. Kindle Nexus 7 Nook iPod touch Windows Oynx Boox Mac

    OS X Android Cybook Sony Reader iPhone Windows Phone Foxit eSlick Kindle Fire Azbooka Nook Color Kindle DX Windows RT iPad mini iPad Archos Kobo Linux Viewsonic Kindle touch jetBook
  20. Formats

  21. Archos Reader DjVu EPUB FictionBook HTML Kindle Microsoft Reader Mobipocket

    Multimedia eBook eReader Plain Text Plucker PDF Postscript Repligo TealDoc Tome Raider iBooks TEI Lite TEBR Open eBook DAISY BBeB
  22. Format Capabilities

  23. DRM Support Table Support Bookmarking Annotation Support Image Support Word

    wrapping Open Standard Audio Support Interactivity Video Support Web
  24. Device Capabilities

  25. DRM Support Tables Text to Speech Dictionary Images Word wrapping

    WiFi Audio Touch Video Web Browser Storage Card Reader USB Touch screen Colour Screen 3G
  26. Making it simple...

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  29. That’s not simple...

  30. Formats

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  39. EPUB

  40. EPUB2

  41. EPUB3

  42. PDF

  43. HTML

  44. Mobi

  45. None
  46. iBooks

  47. None
  48. Readers

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  50. http://www.flickr.com/photos/bike/3336040653

  51. Kindle

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  54. iPad

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  56. None
  57. iPad mini

  58. Mac

  59. Windows

  60. What do you want to do?

  61. http://www.flickr.com/photos/loneblackrider/1716304120

  62. Read

  63. Create

  64. None
  65. Lending

  66. http://www.flickr.com/photos/gubatron/2256923510

  67. Delivery

  68. http://www.flickr.com/photos/edans/4006273845/

  69. Usage

  70. Compatibility

  71. DRM

  72. Authentication

  73. http://www.flickr.com/photos/leonardlow/310039863/

  74. The Future

  75. Updating

  76. Dynamic

  77. Awareness

  78. Standards & Formats

  79. James Clay ILT & Learning Resources Manager Gloucestershire College elearningstuff.net

    @jamesclay