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eBook Observer – It’s all about the data

November 16th, 2010 No Comments

I know that I last promised an update on my examination of the eNotebooks, but I’ve found it necessary to take a bit of a detour before doing this which means reevaluating the kind of frameworks that are required. In the meantime, I’ve been taking stock of some potentially relevant work. Last April, I read […]

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eBook Observer – Diffusion categories

October 27th, 2010 No Comments

Now that I’ve had the chance to examine some of the eBook projects in greater detail, I thought I’d turn to an examination of the Diffusion website. To do this, I could provide you with a summary what is available on the Diffusion website and its history. Instead, I’ve found that the group of Proboscis […]

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Some Recent PPOD books

October 8th, 2010 1 Comment

September was a busy month here at Proboscis and on bookleteer: we sent seven books to be printed via the PPOD service as well as 10 different StoryCubes. The range of publications was very broad, from books about exhibitions and art projects to a book in Arabic about a major archaeological excavation in Sudan and […]

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Physical Vs Virtual Library?

August 25th, 2010 No Comments

Hello! I’ve been at Proboscis for just over a month now, under the Future Jobs Fund placement scheme. I’ll be contributing regularly to the Bookleteer blog during my time here, mainly topics relating to my own interests; independent literary publications and the D.I.Y attitude that inspires them. During my research into how Bookleteer might be […]

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Be2camp Brum 2010

August 11th, 2010 No Comments

Date: Thursday 12 August 2010 Time: 12.15 til 8pm Place: Library Theatre, Paradise Place, Birmingham, B3 3HQ Price: Free! On Thursday I’ll be talking about bookeleteer at Be2camp Brum 2010. Be2camp Brum is organised by Rob Annable of Axis Design Architects and is described as “an ‘unconference’ about social media, digital tools and the built […]

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Excavations in the Temple Precinct of Dangeil, Sudan

August 5th, 2010 No Comments

This recently published eBook by Julie Anderson and Salah Mohamed Ahmed describes the progress of the Berber-Abidiya Archaeological Project in Dangeil, Sudan. Julie is Assistant Keeper of Sudanese and Egyptian Antiquities at the British Museum and Salah works for the National Corporation for Antiquities and Museums, Sudan and the eBook was written for a conference […]

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Crowdfunded Publishing with bookleteer : a concept

July 2nd, 2010 5 Comments

Here at Proboscis we are very excited by the quality of the new PPOD service we’re offering users of bookleteer, but we also recognise that there are still economic barriers to people wanting to break into publishing their own eBooks & StoryCubes. Despite our ground-breaking service offering low-run printing (from only 50 copies per title, […]

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Printed Ethnographic Notebooks

June 25th, 2010 1 Comment

Last summer I collaborated with James Leach (Anthropology Dept, University of Aberdeen), Lissant Bolton and Liz Bonshek (Ethnographic Dept, British Museum) to help document the visit to London of two people from Reite village, Papua New Guinea – Porer Nombo and Pinbin Sisau. Porer and Pinbin had been invited to come to the British Museum to […]

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A5 PPOD books arrive

June 11th, 2010 No Comments

Our first batch of A5 books have arrived from the printer :

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MeBooks and Pocketfolios

June 8th, 2010 No Comments

Over the past few weeks we’ve been imagining more uses of Diffusion eBooks and StoryCubes, partly inspired by the family and personal eBooks created by our two Future Jobs Fund placements, Karine and Shalene, and partly with the help of Niharika Hariharan, a designer from Delhi (and former intern at Proboscis) who’s been in London […]

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Alphabet Book No.1: by Clara

May 28th, 2010 No Comments

One of the great things about bookleteer eBooks and StoryCubes is their hybrid nature that means they can be simultaneously mass-produced and hand-made. Alphabet Book No.1 is a fantastic example of this. Each letter was sketched in pencil then painted over by Clara Angus Lane (then aged 3). The painted letters were than scanned and […]

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bookleteer at Art of Digital London

May 27th, 2010 No Comments

Yesterday Giles presented bookleteer and the Diffusion eBook & StoryCube formats at the Art of Digital London Salon, “Publishing – The Digital Word and the Arts’. The event (held at the Free Word Centre) was organised and chaired by Simon Worthington of OpenMute, with Caroline Heron and was aimed at Arts Council England RFOs (Regular […]

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May StoryCubes Printing Deadline

May 24th, 2010 No Comments

The next printing deadline for StoryCubes will be 5pm Thursday 27th May 2010. Please ensure your orders are submitted by this time and can pay promptly by Paypal (orders which are not paid by 12 noon GMT Friday 28th will NOT be sent to press).

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PU&P 9 Coventry with Artists and Makers

March 25th, 2010 No Comments

We will be running a Pitch Up & Publish event with Artists & Makers in Coventry on Friday 26th March 2010, from 12noon until 4pm as part of the Empty Shops Tour. Come and join us to publish your stories, pictures and ideas as Diffusion eBooks and StoryCubes. Date : Friday 26th March 2010 Time […]

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Print On Demand with bookleteer

March 22nd, 2010 1 Comment

Last week we passed another significant milestone for bookleteer – integrating a new set of templates that automatically render each eBook into a Print On Demand (POD) version. We’re sending the first 12 samples to be digitally printed as full colour A6 saddle-stitched booklets today and will post up some photos as soon as we […]

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