Culture Articles

Arts Journal

How The E-Book Challenges Our Notions Of Ownership

April 24, 2013

"It used to be that a book was published, and that was it. Permanent, physical, tangible, it could be referred to for as long as the copy survived. That's not the case any more. We live in a world where page numbers - if they exist at all - don't correlate from device to device, where digital text can be updated at the touch of a button, where the ebooks we own can vanish without our say-so. It's something which is becoming a real issue, particularly for academics." The Guardian (UK) 04/24/13

Read entire article on Arts Journal
« Previous Article Next Article »

More From Culture Articles

  • Everyman Theatre stages Tony Award-winning 'God of Carnage'
  • Baltimore storyteller Jon Spelman makes debut performance of 'Prostate Dialogues'
  • Gaithersburg author writes 'The Crooked Branch' about the Irish potato famine
  • Best of Luxury

    Finding the best in luxury can be a daunting task, which is why we've taken it on for you.
    View All Best of Luxury
    THINGS WE LIKE