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  1. Creating e-books and e-journals Chapter 3. Slide 1 Top purchasing categories for e-commerce (from over 28 million purchasers over 1999): Books and Information (9.2 million users); CD's and Videos (7.2 million users); Computers (5.4 million users); Clothing (4.5 million users); Software (4.0 million users). CommerceNet/Nielsen Media Research (1999)

  2. Chapter 3. Slide 2 Creating e-books and e-journals Advantages of e-publishing • It is a lot of easier • It is much faster • It is less expensive • It can use multimedia and varying format options • It will be available internationally

  3. Chapter 3. Slide 3 Creating e-books and e-journals Organisations of electronic publishers • Electronically Published Internet Connection http://www.eclectics.com/epic • Association of Electronic Publishers http://welcome.to/AEP • Internet Professional Publishers Association http://www.ippa.org

  4. Chapter 3. Slide 4 Creating e-books and e-journals Electronic book is any book, which can be downloaded and read on a computer or special reader.

  5. Chapter 3. Slide 5 Creating e-books and e-journals Categories of electronic book publishing • Commercial e-publishing • Subsidy e-publishing • Self-publishing

  6. Chapter 3. Slide 6 Creating e-books and e-journals Types of e-books • E-mail • HTML • PDF • Electronic book reader

  7. Chapter 3. Slide 7 Creating e-books and e-journals HTML • To create a book as a Webpage or series of Webpages • To transform these Webpages into executable (EXE) files

  8. Chapter 3. Slide 8 Creating e-books and e-journals Ways to transform text into HTML file: • Text HTML editor • “What You See Is What You Get”, or WYSIWYG HTML editor • Microsoft Word program

  9. Chapter 3. Slide 9 Creating e-books and e-journals HTML compilers: • HyperMaker HTML http://www.bersoft.com/compilers.htm • Neobookhttp://www.neosoftware.com • E-ditor http://www.e-ditorial.com/software.html • E-book Wizard http://www.ebook-wizard.com • And many others at http://www.ebookcompilers.com. Compression program: • WinZip http://www.winzip.com

  10. Chapter 3. Slide 10 Creating e-books and e-journals PDF • Open the document in Microsoft Word. • Click the Create Adobe PDF button in the task bar or choose File > Create Adobe PDF. • In the General panel, select Use Acrobat Distiller, and then select Print Via Distiller’s Printer. Then choose eBookOptimized from the Distiller Settings pull-down menu. • Click Create. The PDF document is generated, placed in the same folder as the original document, and then opened in Acrobat. The Adobe Acrobat software can be obtained at Adobe’s Website at http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/

  11. Chapter 3. Slide 11 Creating e-books and e-journals Rocket E-book • Rocket Writer http://www.rocket-ebook.com/RocketWriter/index.html • RocketLibrary http://www.rocket-library.com • Rocket E-book site http://www.rocket-ebook.com

  12. Chapter 3. Slide 12 Creating e-books and e-journals Projects of e-books: • Project Gutenberg http://promo.net/pg • eLib programme http://www.ukoln.ac.uk/services/elib

  13. Chapter 3. Slide 13 Creating e-books and e-journals Websites of e-books: • The On-Line Books Page http://digital.library.upenn.edu/books • Prize-Winning Books On-Line http://digital.library.upenn.edu/books/prize.html • Christian Classic http://www.ccel.org • The Internet Public Library: Reading Room http://www.ipl.org/reading • Barnes&Noble.com E-Book store http://ebooks.barnesandnoble.com • eBookNet http://www.ebooknet.com • The Internet Book Information Center http://www.Internetbookinfo.com

  14. Chapter 3. Slide 14 Creating e-books and e-journals Advantages of e-journals: • They are free (35 %); • Their old volumes are available (30 %); • They present news more efficiently than “traditional” media (25 %); • They enable searching by keyword (16 %).

  15. Chapter 3. Slide 15 Creating e-books and e-journals E-journals are serial publications available in digital format.

  16. Chapter 3. Slide 16 Creating e-books and e-journals Two basic types of e-journals • “Parallel published” journals, with both printed and electronic versions available to the public; • “Electronic” journals only.

  17. Chapter 3. Slide 17 Creating e-books and e-journals The components of Website addresses or URLs http://www.lnb.lt 'http://' stands for hypertext transfer protocol and indicates that the location you are seeking is on the Web; ‘www.lnb.lt’ is the domain name: • ‘www’ stands for World Wide Web. • 'lnb' indicates the company's Website homepage. • 'lt’ the means it hails from Lithuania

  18. Chapter 3. Slide 18 Creating e-books and e-journals Examples of extensions • .ac - academic institutions (other than US) • .edu - educational institutions (usually US) • .gov - governmental sites • .mil - military establishments • .net - Internet industry companies • .org - non-profit making organisations, such as charities. • .ar - rgentina • .at - Austria • .ca - Canada • .de - Germany • .fi -Finland • .it -Italy • .uk - United Kingdom

  19. Chapter 3. Slide 19 Creating e-books and e-journals The basic stages • Planning • Creating content • Design • Realisation • Developing

  20. Chapter 3. Slide 20 Creating e-books and e-journals Tree of folders

  21. Chapter 3. Slide 21 Creating e-books and e-journals Browsers • Microsoft's Internet Explorer • Netscape's Navigator • Neo-Planet • Opera

  22. Chapter 3. Slide 22 Creating e-books and e-journals HTML - Hypertext Markup Language <B>Joe</B> : <B> is the beginning bold tag. "Joe" is the word being affected by the <B> tag. </B> is the end bold tag. It is exactly the same as the beginning tag except there is a slash in front of the tag command.

  23. Chapter 3. Slide 23 Creating e-books and e-journals Codes: AffectCodeCode UsedWhat It Does BOLD B <B>Bold</B> Bold Italic I <I>Italic</I> Italic Typewriter TT <TT>Typewriter</TT> Typewriter

  24. Chapter 3. Slide 24 Creating e-books and e-journals • Heading Commands • <H1>Heading</H1> • Font Size Commands • <FONT SIZE="+3">Font</FONT> • Centring Text • <CENTER> and </CENTER> • Hypertext • <A HREF="http://www.lnb.lt">Click Here To Go To Library</A> • E-Mail Link • <A HREF="mailto:… ">Click Here To Write E-mail</A> • Placing An Image • <IMG SRC="image.gif"> • Activating An Image • <A HREF="http://www.lnb.lt"><IMG SRC="image.gif"></A> • Image border • <IMG BORDER="0" SRC="image.gif">

  25. Chapter 3. Slide 25 Creating e-books and e-journals Internet tutorials of HTML • WEBalley: Web publishing made simple http://www.weballey.net • A reference guide to HTML http://www.authors.com/htmlref.htm • The Write Markethttp://www.thewritemarket.com/resources/HTML.htm

  26. Chapter 3. Slide 26 Creating e-books and e-journals HTML editors • HotDogProfessional http://www.sausage.com/hotdog6 • Homesite http://www.allaire.com/Products/Homesite/ • HoTMetal PRO http://www.hotmetalpro.com/ • LiquidFX Professional http://www.psylon.com/ • WEB-ED http://www.jsware.net/jsware/webed.html

  27. Chapter 3. Slide 27 Creating e-books and e-journals Free online content and host communities • Virtual Avenue http://www.virtualave.net/index.gsp • Atmosphere Community http://www.atmosphere.be/ • NBCi My Website http://wwwx.nbci.com/mywebsite/ • PiterWeb http://www.piterweb.net/ • Escalix-Freepage http://www.escalix.com/freepage/ • Phrantic’s Tralerpark http://dpec.webserve.net/dpec/webpromo/

  28. Chapter 3. Slide 28 Creating e-books and e-journals FTP - File Transfer Protocol 1. Connecting to the server2. Transferring files3. Checking

  29. Chapter 3. Slide 29 Creating e-books and e-journals Examples of e-journals on Web • Arts Journal http://www.artsjournal.com/ • Ellavon http://www.ellavon.com/ • Flightless Humingbird http://www-personal.umich.edu/~rmutt/HomePage.html • Frontera Magazine http://www.latino.com/index.phtml • Intercultural Communication http://www.immi.se/intercultural • Cultural Critique http://www3.oup.co.uk/jnls/list/cultur/ • Invisible culture http://www.rochester.edu/in_visible_culture/ivchome.html • Baltolink: A critical Journal on the arts http://www.baltolink.org/ Collections of electronic periodical publications: • The Internet Public Library: Reading Room http://www.ipl.org/reading/serials • New Jour http://gort.ucsd.edu/newjour/ • Electronic Library http://wwws.elibrary.com/