A 2017 survey on Canadian leisure time and reading habits from industry non-profit BookNet Canada has found that among adults who had read a book in the previous year, 20% read digital books on their smartphones, which is a 6% increase over last year.
A new BookNet Canada report on the state of the digital publishing landscape in Canada finds that 61% of surveyed publishers saw an increase in revenue from digital books in 2016
Design and programming skills will be put to the test at ebookcraft 2017 for the second year in a row, as ebook production professionals get ready to compete in So You Think You Can Code (SYTYCC) 2017.
ebookcraft's first-ever ebook design competition, So You Think You Can Code (SYTYCC), came to a close on March 31 when the 2016 grand prize winner was announced live to an excited crowd of conference attendees. Congratulations are due to Rebecca Springer, who took home the $2,500 cash prize courtesy of Rakuten Kobo, subscriptions to Adobe Creative Cloud and FlightDeck, and eternal nerd glory.