In this article Jeremy Greenfield of Digital Book World offers a good year end summation and review of key issues and developments in the world of digital publishing by highlighting the ten most popular articles appearing in DBW during the past year. Included are pieces that cover issues ranging from the friction between publishers and libraries and the continued rise of ebooks to the Department of Justice investigation into alleged ebook price-fixing and the Random House-Penguin merger. Jeremy also provides links to the actual DBW articles so readers can review each an everyone of them. Check ’em out, you’ll be glad you did.
Tom is originally from Brooklyn N.Y but has spent his entire professional career in South Carolina, most recently as Head of Reference Services at the College of Charleston. As part of the Against the Grain and Charleston Conference team, he serves as the associate editor of the print ATG as well as the co-editor of the webpage. Tom’s conference duties include coordinating the Penthouse Suite interviews as well as the conference poster sessions.
He received his MLS from the University of Buffalo, SUNY and a second master’s in public administration from the College of Charleston and the Univ. of South Carolina. His wife Carol and he live in downtown Charleston and she is an artist and a tour guide offering historic walking tours of the city.