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What’s next in bookleteer’s evolution?

May 29th, 2012 No Comments

Following our major updates of last year – the user API, bookreader and integration of QR codes and short URLs bridging the physical/digital divide – we’ve been concentrating on using bookleteer in our own projects like Agencies of Engagement, Material Conditions, Professor Starling’s Thetford-London-Oxford Expedition and Pallion Ideas Exchange, helping others create their own eBooks […]

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Being 18 in the past and today by Katrina Siliprandi

November 29th, 2011 No Comments

Being 18 in the past and today: using Bookleteer for a museum-based project with young people by Katrina Siliprandi Norfolk Museums and Archaeology Service Young people working on ‘Project 18’ carried out and recorded 39 interviews in people’s homes, at Norwich Castle museum and in residential care homes. They amalgamated quotes from these interviews with […]

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Diffusion Archive Highlight: The Thetford Travelling Menagerie

April 14th, 2011 No Comments

A recently published Diffusion Highlight, The Thetford Travelling Menagerie by Lisa Hirmer and Andrew Hunter of Dodolab, is one of the few eBooks so far to use the A5 landscape format, the end result being particularly striking and accomplished. It stands out amongst the Proboscis bookshelves, aided in part, by the lovely illustration on its […]

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FAQ page and User Forum

March 6th, 2011 No Comments

We now have a Frequently Asked Questions page and User Forum for members of bookleteer to post questions, comments, tips and answers.

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Pitch Up & Publish 2011

March 1st, 2011 No Comments

We’re starting a new regular series of Pitch Up & Publish workshops to help people get started and make the most use out of bookleteer as possible : guiding them from concept to publication and beyond. The 2 hour workshops will be held at our studio, will have a maximum of around 6 places and […]

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Report from the field: eBooks in Sudan

February 2nd, 2011 1 Comment

A report by Julie Anderson, British Museum In January, I returned from Sudan where my co-author Salah Mohamed and I distributed the eBook we produced last autumn. Frederik Lesage has previously written about the development of our eBook, which deals with the archaeological excavations conducted in Dangeil, Sudan, as a case study for eBook usage, […]

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eBooks at Inspiring Digital Engagement Festival

September 21st, 2010 No Comments

As I wrote last week, I have been co-organising the Inspiring Digital Engagement Festival in Sheffield and I wanted to make an eBook for it to try to capture participants feelings and views around digital technologies, digital inclusion, engagement and the festival itself. Thanks to Giles, these eBooks were printed through bookleteer’s PPOD service and ready […]

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Updated help page

May 25th, 2010 No Comments

We’ve updated the help page to reflect questions arising from the new features and services we introduced last week. Please refer to it for information on the differences between designs, page sizes, image dimensions and ordering. Do please give us feedback (via this blog, our twitter account or by email) if you have further questions […]

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HTML Content & Preview for eBooks Update

February 17th, 2010 No Comments

HTML content and page preview for eBooks has now been corrected to work properly. This means that content pasted or added directly into the HTML editing window in the eBook create/edit page will now flow into the eBook PDF file at the correct scale. The page preview function is also now working properly to help […]

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Carnet du Bibliexplorateur

February 9th, 2010 No Comments

We received an email yesterday from a user based in Epinay sur Seine, France describing how he’s used bookleteer with his students: My name is J.-Thomas Maillioux, and I’ve been working as the librarian for the collège Evariste Galois middle school since 2005. I’ve recently started to use the bookleteers to create “adventure books” for […]

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Interface Updates for Authoring Pages

January 28th, 2010 No Comments

We’ve spent today making some further improvements to the user interface of the authoring pages for both eBooks and StoryCubes, reducing the screen clutter, grouping the choices of format etc to be made, and the content entering/uploading areas. Principally we’ve added some diagrams to show the different options for eBooks (Classic and Book formats, Portrait […]

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Interface Tweak

January 21st, 2010 No Comments

Following feedback at this week’s PU&P we’ve made a small, but important tweak to the StoryCube create/edit page – a diagram showing the position and orientation of each image on the cube (front and back): The exact dimensions of each StoryCube face are 55mm by 55mm and we recommend making images at no less than […]

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