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
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
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.
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
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?
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
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
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 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