A new benchmark study by BookNet Canada this week has given some insight as to how Canadian publishers are adapting to the ebook era.Some 90% of them are producing ebooks, with the remainder either soon to be or considering doing it in the future. About a fifth have their full lists available as ebooks.One of the most astounding findings from the study was that about one of eight Canadian publishers derive most of their digital income from selling ebooks directly to consumers, and not through established ebook retailers.More. To get all the ebook and digital publishing news you need every day in your inbox at 8:00 AM, sign up for the DBW Daily today!Judge Rules Against Open Road in HarperCollins Case (Pub Lunch) U.S. District Court judge Naomi Reice Buchwald ruled against Open Road in a summary judgment on a lawsuit brought by HarperCollins in 2011 over publication of Julie of the Wolves. The case has been closely watched by digital publishers who work with authors who claim the digital rights of their works even if those rights weren’t explicitly spelled out in contracts with prior publishers. The implications of the ruling aren’t yet known. Much more.Webcast Today: Preparing Content for …read more

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