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Posts Tagged: print vs. online

Publishing in a Digital Age

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Books are not dying. However, how we publish them—as well as how we consume them—is transforming drastically. By far the biggest boom in new titles, has come from self-published authors. More than 391,000 books were self-published in the United States in 2012, an increase of 422 percent since 2007. Find more wild figures and firsthand […]

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Print Dictionaries or Bust

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Dictionaries, and reference books in general, are in trouble. These days there’s more googling than reference book-perusing. John Walsh reflects on the dictionaries that once acted as writers’ essential companions, the inherent treasures of print dictionaries and the perils of online dictionaries. “It’s easy to feel a nostalgic throb for the old reference library on […]

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