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Alex G Smith, LexisNexis Senior Product Development Lead, discusses why eBooks don’t seem so new after all… LexisNexis has a long history innovation of publishing formats, from the Mead Data Centre through looseleaf to online delivery. One of our Lexis founding fathers Jerome Rubin was part of the collective of brains that came up with e-ink that led to the eBook revolution. His e-ink company produced the book-like screens used in the Kindle, Nook and other handsets. As LexisNexis UK releases eBooks of its texts and handbooks, why does this not feel like the all embracing moment of change we read in the press or hear from the wider publishing industry?

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