During our exhibit at the BEA Expo, Beth Bacon from Digital Book World Daily interviewed me about how Slicebooks can benefit educators and consumers. Money quote:
Publishers can use the SliceBooks service to portion ebooks into any number of slices, like sections, chapters and sub-chapters. Educators can quickly get just the content they need for a fraction of the price of the entire print volume. A literature teacher, for example, could buy bunches of poems, or even individual poems, from a poetry publisher who “slices” a large poetry collection. A math teacher could acquire small parts of a comprehensive Calculus text. This allows districts to manage their budgets more wisely and even gain flexibility in their course offerings.
Read the full article here.