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The Amplified Author at Crouch End Unlibrary

November 24th, 2010 1 Comment

Yesterday I took part in if:book‘s Amplified Author event at the Crouch End Unlibrary, giving a series of short workshops about bookleteer and print on demand alongside Anna Lewis of Completely Novel. Anna and I introduced 4 groups of people (many local writers) to the opportunities and limitations of print on demand systems (including our […]

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Christmas Printing Deadlines

November 13th, 2010 1 Comment

If you’re planning to print some eBooks or StoryCubes in time for Christmas, here are our last printing dates : eBooks UK orders : 6th December (3pm GMT) International orders : 1st December (3pm GMT) StoryCubes All orders : 1st December (3pm GMT) Some Christmas Ideas StoryCubes and eBooks can make great gifts – why […]

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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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Case Study – Julie Anderson and the British Museum

September 30th, 2010 2 Comments

As with every previous case study I’ve posted up to now, this week’s case is an example of a very distinctive context for the design and use for the eBooks. Today’s post is the first of two cases that involve the British Museum which means we’re dealing with a far larger institution than in previous […]

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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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Cosmo china

August 3rd, 2010 No Comments

Last week Proboscis got back a delivery of PPOD books commissioned by Cosmo China in Bloomsbury, London.  The book commemorates 20 years of Cosmo China and its artists. The shop was begun by Josie Firmin and Christopher Stangeways and produces handpainted ceramics. During it’s lifetime three of Josie’s sisters have painted china for Cosmo (and […]

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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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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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Print On Demand eBooks arrive!

March 29th, 2010 2 Comments

Our first batch of POD eBooks arrived and we’re very, very pleased with the results: We’ll be sending out some samples to various friends, colleagues and bookleteers, meanwhile we will start accepting orders for POD eBooks & StoryCubes from April 12th. See the prior post on POD for our initial prices.

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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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