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Free ebook showcases Alaskan authors

A new e-book put together by author David Marusek and 49 Writers' Deb Vanasse called the Alaska Sampler 2014 offers readers a look at the...
Sitka OKs expansion design for library," Bell said. "Maybe they like their CDs. So we try to meet all those needs. You can download audio books and e-books through Kettleson, through the state library, and you can come in and use computers if you so desire. But you can also...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down

Thumbs up to circulation of e-books at Juneau Public Libraries being on...Sunday story, "Juneau libraries' e-book popularity surges," there was a...According to our story, "purchasing an e-book does not allow an unlimited number...
Juneau libraries' e-book popularity surges

...people are downloading audio and e-books from Juneau libraries.There librarian, said on accessing e-books online to transfer to a personal...split in the electronic items between e-books and downloadable audio books.Print...
New Valley library building on the 1% list makes sense

...and DVDs is still popular. Use of e-books is on the rise, and the JPL provides access to over 70,000 e-books for free. Library staff also helps people learn to use their e-book readers. The Valley library is the...
You went to college for that?

...his plots to illustrate points. Does anyone under age 50 ever allude to Plato's cave? As Lee Doren says in his new e-book, "Please Enroll Responsibly," students "aren't receiving the education most people expect when they think of earning...
Amazon incidents remind that big brother still looms

...In the wake of the uproar, Amazon announced that it would no longer use its wireless capabilities to erase readers' e-books, and Amazon Chief Executive Jeff Bezos apologized. Lesson learned, right? Maybe, but then again, maybe not. This...
Palin finishes memoir, 'Going Rogue'

...hardcover. "Going Rogue" will not be available as an e-book until Dec. 26 because "we want to maximize hardcover...Andreadis said Monday. Publishers have been concerned that e-books, rapidly becoming more popular, might take away sales...
From reading books to 'veading vooks'

...vindicated. Years ago I predicted that books would contain video content and at some point students would watch Hamlet on an e-book and actually believe they had read it - because they were staring at a book. I don't think we are far from that point...
Is mankind ready to know this much?

They all talked about it as a book, although e-book is a better analogy. If the human genome were actually printed out on paper it would rise as high as the Washington Monument...


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