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Timeline Outline ViewEra: 2012 - 2016   |   Theme: Book History


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 2013
Possibly the worlds smallest book: Shiki no Kusabana (Flowers of Seasons).
The 2013 Contender for the World's Smallest Printed Book
January 20, 2013Online Reviews Used as Attack Weapons to Kill Sales of a Book January 22, 2013The Pew Internet Report on Library Services in the Digital Age February 14, 2013Selling Off Print Media to Allow Fast-Growing Film & Television Assets to Grow Unencumbered by Legacy Print Businesses March 28, 2013eBooks Represented 22.55% of U.S. New Book Sales in 2012 April 11, 2013"The Reading Brain in the Digital Age: The Science of Paper versus Screens" May 2013Flash Marketing of E-Books July 5, 2013Amazon Sells More than 25% of New Books in the U.S. July 8, 2013The History of Typography in Stop-Motion Animation July 10, 2013Apple Illegally Conspired to With Publishers to Try to Raise the Prices of eBooks October 27, 2013The Market for Very Young Children's Books Has Grown, Partly in Reaction to eBooks October 29, 2013Amazon Launches the Kindle MatchBook Service November 12, 2013Herpes Virus and Cocaine Found on Widely Borrowed Copy of "Fifty Shades of Grey" November 14, 2013Judge Rules that Google Books Does Not Infringe Copyright December 24, 2013"As New Services Track Habits, the E-Books are Reading You" January 4, 2014Trends in Reading, Book Reviewing, Publishing and Writing as of the Beginning of 2014 January 21, 2014The Ongoing Debate on the Future of Libraries at the University of California January 29, 2014"Sensory Fiction": A Kind of Virtual Reality E-Book Reading Experience February 2014Animatronic Book Hive Sculpture to Commemorate the 400th Anniversary of the Bristol Central Library February 17, 2014"Cheap Words. Amazon is good for consumers but is it good for books?" February 20, 2014Publishing the Wikipedia in 1000 Physical Volumes?? April 2014"Book Traces" a Crowd-Sourced Web Project June 6, 2014Thieves of Gutenberg Bible are Sentenced in Russia July 29, 2014Amazon States its Economic Position on the Sale of E-Books in the "Amazon/Hachette Business Interruption" August 18, 2014Putting the Footnotes in a Physical Book on the Author's Website September 13, 2014An Anthology to be Published on Paper in 2114 September 29, 2014"The Hidden Cost of E-Books at University Libraries" December 17, 2014Amazon's Research in the Reading Process & its Introduction of the Ability with its E-Readers to Switch Back and Forth Between the Written and Audible Versions of a Book