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Digital content, eBooks and related topics continued to be ‘hot topics’ at the ongoing Frankfurt Book Fair on day two.
Some of the discussions focused on the education market. Expresso Education’s presentation ‘Feeding the digital appetite of today’s learners’ offered insights about how topical, real-world videos and interactive resources have proven to support the building of knowledge and understanding.
‘Digital textbooks vs. paper print – Solutions for publishers’ was the topic of a forum moderated by Young Digital Planet S.A. The forum featured the unique implications of the digital textbook.
ProQuest made a presentation, with its e-books division, ebrary, about its new mobile device initiatives for offering flexible and enhanced access to scholarly resources.
Springer’s presentation ‘Books go open access – The next big thing’ explained the underlying concept and why SpringerOpen now includes books in its portfolio.