Google Editions: Google’s Foray Into Publishing

The Wall Street Journal has reported that Google is planning to launch its own digital book store by early summer. It’s called Google Editions. In addition to the standard fare, Google plans to allow independent book vendors to sell from their own websites. Google’s goal is to distinguish itself from other[s] . . . “by … Continue reading

Wikipedia’s Custom Books

Wikipedia is partnering with PediaPress to publish books based on Wiki content. Paperbacks are available now, soon to be joined by hardcovers. Pricing varies, starting at $8.90 for certain paperbacks. It’s fairly simple, using a “create a book” button on the left sidebar in the print and export section. There’s also a special help page. … Continue reading