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amazon.com

Overview page. Subjects: Marketing — Bibliography.

An online seller of goods and services, founded in 1995 by Jeff Bezos, which was mainly focused on selling books. Amazon.com was immediately successful and has a robust business model....

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biographical dictionary

Overview page. Subjects: Bibliography — Australasian and Pacific History.

Begin with Men of the Time in Australia, Victorian Series, published in Melbourne in 1878 by McCarron, Bird & Co. J. Henniker Heaton, English journalist and postal reformer, published...

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CD-ROM

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

CD read-only memory, a means of providing read-only access to data for use on computer systems; the term applies to the medium in general (based on the 120 mm diameter audio CD) and to a...

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collected edition

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An edition incorporating all the works of a particular author, produced in a uniform format and under the same imprint. Collected editions, which are also known as collected or complete ...

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digital goods

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

Any goods that are electronic in form and stored on some computer medium, for example a film or an electronic book

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digital library

Overview page. Subjects: Computing — Bibliography.

An online repository of electronic texts. These texts may be highly specific, such as information sheets on hardware devices which are maintained on a Web site or they may be similar to the...

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digitization

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Bibliography.

n. (in radiology) the conversion of an analogue image to a digital image. The image is broken down to pixels and numerical values assigned to each pixel for its position and to...

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educational publishing

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Educational publishing extends back to the early years of printing, and became an increasingly lucrative market. In the mid-18th century, Thomas Dyche’s Guide to the English Tongue (first...

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electronic copy

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Text or images prepared as computer-readable files for use in a publishing process. Text files are produced by word-processing software, image files by illustration software or by scanning...

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electronic editing and markup languages

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Electronic editors undertake an editorial process similar to that of their codex-bound peers, but they must also address the additional issues of delivery (CD-ROM or World Wide Web) and,...

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