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.

Sunday, June 6, 2010

March 2010 e-book sales statistics

E-book sales statistics for March 2010 have been released by the Association of American Publishers (AAP) via IDPF. Trade e-book sales were $28.5 million for March 2010, a 184.8% increase over March 2009. The sales for Q1 2010 totaled $91 million and far surpassed any previous quarter. IDPF reports calendar year to date revenue is up 252%. Note: These figures represent the 12 to 15 trade book publishers who have been willing to supply their data to IDPF.

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