Welcome to The CITE -- a blog on Course materials, Innovation, and Technology in Education, created by Mark Nelson and now part of the Publications Department of the National Association of College Stores. CITE is a pun with multiple meanings - referring to cite as in citation, something people reference; site as in location, website, or place people go to; and sight as in foresight or looking ahead to what is coming. Comments, discussion, feedback and ideas are welcome.
Saturday, January 24, 2009
November 2008 e-book sales statistics
E-book sales statistics for November 2008 have been released by the Association of American Publishers (AAP) via IDPF. Trade e-book sales were $5.1 million for November 2008, a 108.3% increase over November 2007. IDPF reports calendar year to date revenue is up 63.8% for the year. Note that these figures represent the 13 trade book publishers who have been willing to supply their data to IDPF.