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Timeline Outline ViewEra: 2010 - 2012   |   Theme: Book History

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January 27, 2010Steve Jobs Introduces the iPad, the First Widely Sold Tablet Computer February 22, 2010The First Superman Comic Book sells for $1,000,000. April 5, 2010Probably the First Fully Visually Satisfying Interactive eBook April 7, 2010U.S. Book Sales in 2009: $23.9 Billion May 6, 2010General Statistics on the U.S. Book Publishing Industry June 2010Social Networking Added to Reading Electronic Books July 8, 2010Stanford's New Engineering Library Houses Few Physical Books July 19, 2010For the First Time E-books Outsell Digital Books on Amazon.com July 26, 2010The First Traditional Humanities Journal to Try "Open" Peer Review August 5, 2010Google Calculates That There are "129,864,880" Different Books in the World September 8, 2010eBook Edition Released Prior to Hardcover Edition September 19, 2010Possibly the First Academic Library with No Physical Books October 14, 2010 – April 2013Google Books Scanned More than 15 Million Books in 6 Years and More than 30 Million in 9 Years December 9, 2010Bestsellers on eBook Readers: Romance Novels December 13, 2010The Digital Public Library of America December 16, 2010An Interactive Pop-Up Children's Book App for the iPhone & iPad December 23, 2010eBooks Represent 9-10% of Trade-Book Sales 2011 – 2013Anonymous Scottish Book Sculptures 2011The Universal Short Title Catalogue is Founded January 2011The First Independently Published Magazine Exclusively for the iPad January 28, 2011Publishing Non-Fiction Exclusively for Cell Phones, eBook Readers and Tablet Computers February 11, 2011The New York Times Begins Ranking eBook Best Sellers February 16 – September 18, 2011Borders Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy & Closes the Last of its Bookstores February 25, 2011The Second Best-Selling Book in America Priced Like an App (99 Cents) March 2011The Environmental Impacts of eBooks and eBook Readers March 2, 2011In its First Year Apple's iBookstore Sold 100,000,000 Books April 2011A Program for Signing and Inscribing Ebooks April 20, 2011Amazon to Launch Library Lending for eBooks on the Kindle Platform May 2011The Saint John's Bible is Completed May 9, 2011The First Major Print Magazine Publisher to Offer iPad Subscriptions May 18, 2011"Print isn't dead, says Bowker's Annual Book Production Report May 19, 2011Ebooks Outsell Physical Books on Amazon.com June 6, 2011College Textbooks Make a Slower Transition from Print to Digital July 2011South Korea to Shift All Primary and High School Textbooks to Digital by 2015 August 1, 2011Non-Traditional Book Publishing on the Internet is 8X the Output of Traditional Book Publishing August 11, 2011The Methodists' Handwritten Bible September 6, 2011Michael Hart, Father of eBooks & Founder of Project Gutenberg, Dies September 28 – November 14, 2011Amazon Introduces the Kindle Fire October 5, 2011Steve Jobs Dies October 18, 2011What Would an Infinite Digital Bookcase Look Like? November 20, 2011Digital Books Represent 25% of Sales of Some Categories of Books but Less than 5% of Childrens' Books November 23, 2011Rapid Growth of the Digital Textbook Market in the U.S. December 2011Amazon.com Sold More Than 4 Million Kindles in December 2011 December 1, 2011Statistics on European and U.S. eBook Sales January 5, 2012Sales of eBook Readers in 2011 January 19, 2012Apple Introduces iBooks 2, iBooks Author, and iTunes U January 23, 2012Discovery of the Afghan Genizah March 14, 2012The Encyclopedia Britannica Ends Print Publication April 12, 2012U.S. Justice Department Sues Major Publishers Over the Pricing of eBooks; Amazon Wins April 17, 2012Improving the Research Potential of ESTC April 18, 2012"Companies that have existed for centuries could be gone in a generation unless they make a single radical change." April 23, 2012Using a Densitometer to Measure Usage of Medieval Books of Hours August 16, 2012The First Book Stored in DNA and then Read September 3, 2012The Book History Online Database, Previously a Free Service, Becomes an Expensive Private Research Source September 25, 2012The World's Smallest Book Requires a Scanning Electron Microscope to be Seen October 2012Online Advertising is Expected to Surpass Print Advertising, But TV Advertising Dwarfs Both October 2012A 3D Virtual Reality Reader for eBooks October 29, 2012Penguin to Merge with Random House November 5, 2012eBooks Accounted for 22% of All Book Spending in Second Quarter of 2012 November 19, 2012Penguin Books Introduces a New eBook Lending Program November 20, 2012The CEO of Barnes & Noble No Longer Reads Physical Books December 2012Silvia Hartmann's Novel, "Dragon Lords," Cloud-Sourced with 13,000 Collaborators December 17, 2012eBook Reading Jumps; Print Book Reading Declines