Wait! Not Another Selfie! Instead, Take A Shelfie!

Is A Picture Worth A Thousand eBooks? So there I was the other day, putting together a story for The Bookseller’s The FutureBook about Vancouver’s BitLit. That’s the young start-up company that wants you to have ebook editions (free or at a discount) of books you’v’e already bought in print. A lot like when you buy… Read More

Elsevier offers DRM-free ebook-bundling through BitLit

Elsevier has become the latest publisher to partner with Vancouver start-up BitLit to offer discounted ebook editions of a part of its book catalog. “And one of the exciting things is that Elsevier is going DRM-free on the bundling,” BitLit co-founder Peter Hudson (pictured) tells The Bookseller. “Not even watermarking. So Elsevier becomes one of the big three… Read More

BitLit has data you thought you'd lost — on its 'shelfies'

“They really are the Big Five. They’re not just saying that. They really are.” Peter Hudson cracks up as he says this. He’s the co-founder with Marius Muja of the still-young Vancouver-based start-up BitLit. As we report today at The Bookseller, the company has just announced a major new partnership with Elsevier for some 5,000 science… Read More