4406 entries. 94 themes. Last updated December 26, 2016.

Timeline Outline ViewEra: 2012 - 2016   |   Theme: E-Book / Digital Book History

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January 5, 2012Sales of eBook Readers in 2011 January 19, 2012Apple Introduces iBooks 2, iBooks Author, and iTunes U March 9, 2012After Digitizing Over 20 Million Books Expansion of the Google Books Project Begins to Slow April 12, 2012U.S. Justice Department Sues Major Publishers Over the Pricing of eBooks; Amazon Wins April 18, 2012"Companies that have existed for centuries could be gone in a generation unless they make a single radical change." April 30, 2012Microsoft Invests in Barnes & Noble's Nook eBook Reader Division May 7, 2012The First Annual Report Issued by a Museum in an eBook Format May 12, 2012How eBooks Are Changing Fiction Writing and Publishing May 29, 2012Growing Adoption of the eBook Format in the U. S. 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 January 14 – September 14, 2013The Bexar County, Texas BiblioTech: a Library Devoid of Physical Books January 22, 2013The Pew Internet Report on Library Services in the Digital Age March 4, 2013Smartphone Interactive Reading Device Will Track Eyes to Scroll Pages 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" April 18, 2013The Digital Public Library of America is Launched May 2013Flash Marketing of E-Books May 15, 2013E-Books Account for About 20% of Trade Book Sales 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 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 29, 2014"Sensory Fiction": A Kind of Virtual Reality E-Book Reading Experience February 17, 2014"Cheap Words. Amazon is good for consumers but is it good for books?" July 29, 2014Amazon States its Economic Position on the Sale of E-Books in the "Amazon/Hachette Business Interruption" July 30, 2014As E-Books Gain Market Share Traditional Roles of Publisher and Bookseller Change August 14, 2014What Would George Orwell Think About the Amazon versus Hachette Dispute? August 16, 2014The Entirely Digital Main Library at Florida Polytechnic University Begins Operation August 29, 2014Indexing and Sharing 2.6 Million Images from eBooks in the Internet Archive September 29, 2014"The Hidden Cost of E-Books at University Libraries" December 10, 2014eBooks May Track Reading Habits 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