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Old fogeys celebrate as page numbering comes to Kindle

I firmly believe page numbers belong on pages, not on screens, but as this Teleread post last week indicated, there are some hold-outs who demand the damned things for all sorts of reasons that are Very Wrong. Those people will … Continue reading

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How long is a location in a Kindle ebook?

While looking up information on how to cite Kindle books in research papers, I noticed that one key bit of info seems to be missing (or at least I couldn’t find it anywhere): the actual length of a “location,” which … Continue reading

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How to cite a Kindle ebook

If you’re writing an academic paper and need to cite a Kindle book, you’ll quickly notice a problem: there are no pages, and therefore no page numbers. The wrong approach is to complain about the device for not being a … Continue reading

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