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The Rise And Rise Of Print Books

The pandemic has driven sales of print books to their largest figures in a decade. We find out why more readers are turning to print, and what titles they are reading. "Sales growth came in waves, from the sudden need to educate kids at home to the super-heated political cycle" The importance of print books … Continue reading The Rise And Rise Of Print Books

The Future’s Bright for Print Books

With sales figures on the rise around the world, it seems that print books are making a comeback. As well as being the start of Big Garden Birdwatch in the UK and a week that includes Australia Day and National Croissant Day in the US, January 26 – February 2 is National Storytelling Week. Now … Continue reading The Future’s Bright for Print Books

Infographic: Print books are far from dead

A new infographic reveals some statistics about the plateauing of e-books and the triumph of hardcover sales that should warm the hearts of bibliophiles.In 2012, Amazon.com began selling more e-books than print books for the first time ever. Along with the decline of the once-mighty Barnes & Noble super store, the forecast looked pretty bleak … Continue reading Infographic: Print books are far from dead

Students who read print books have a better reading comprehension

This paper found that there is a significant 'book effect' on quiz scores; compared to e-books, p-books appear to enable better reading comprehension. Regarding eye fatigue, students had significantly greater eye fatigue after reading e-books than after reading p-books. Students were satisfied with the e-book, but they preferred p-books.

Print books best for promoting child literacy

Reading with your child is a gift no matter what the format — but printed books remain the best way to develop literacy, research suggests. September 4 2012 by Niall Murray, Irish Examiner Reading with your child is a gift no matter what the format — but printed books remain the best way to develop literacy, … Continue reading Print books best for promoting child literacy

Is this the end of print textbooks?

Why a move from print to digital by the world’s largest publisher of educational books could spell disaster for students Earlier this week there was a troubling story published on the BBC website. It’s troubling, not only for the print industry, but for millions of students, teachers, parents, and everyone that has an interest in … Continue reading Is this the end of print textbooks?

E-Books Are No Match for Printed Books

A growing share of Americans are reading e-books on tablets and smartphones rather than dedicated e-readers, but print books remain much more popular than books in digital formats. With smartphones, tablets and e-readers reaching mass adoption over the past few years, many have predicted that printed books would soon become a thing of the past. … Continue reading E-Books Are No Match for Printed Books

New Survey Finds Millennial Readers Prefer Printed Books over e-Books

Twice as many 18 to 34 year-olds in the US and UK read a print book (71%) than an e-book on any device in 2014, according to a OnePoll survey looking into millennials' reading habits by Publishing Technology. The research found that 37 percent of respondents had read an e-book on a tablet, 29 percent … Continue reading New Survey Finds Millennial Readers Prefer Printed Books over e-Books

Ebooks outsold by print in first half of 2014

Fans of print can take comfort in new statistics from Nielsen Books & Consumer which show that ebooks were outsold by both hardcovers and paperbacks during the first half of 2014. Fans of print can take comfort in new statistics from Nielsen Books & Consumer which show that ebooks were outsold by both hardcovers and … Continue reading Ebooks outsold by print in first half of 2014

Parents Love buying Printed Books for Their Children

Parents who buy books for their children have an attachment to print vs. e-books, a new Nielsen study has found. By Kelly Lawler, USA TODAY "While technology continues to shift the way we interact with content generally, parents still attach a high level of importance to print — in some cases they even report a … Continue reading Parents Love buying Printed Books for Their Children

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