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Chapter 1: Towards a new conception of books and reading
From books as objects to books as systems: towards a new understanding of books
From the text on the web to the web book
What makes a book an eBook
The Gutenberg parenthesis
New scenarios, new cultural territories
Chapter 2: Reading applications: an analysis
Reading devices and applications: main features
Chapter 3: New business models for reading in the cloud
What are ‘cloud computing’ and cloud hosting?
Books and cloud services for the eBook
Cloud business models
Cloud user rights
Chapter 4: Open access eBooks ...