The flexibility of the digital page offers considerable promise for notes.
When you move away from the passage you're currently reading to consult a note you lose your connection in a very literal way. The digital canvas provided by ebooks and ereaders can change this.
Joep Kuijper on the Openmargin marginalia platform and iPad app.
It's time to stop lamenting the death of marginalia at the hands of digital publishing and actually do something about it. Openmargin, a startup in the Netherlands, has done just that.
Improving ebook note tools, ask for data and you'll get it, the ABA partners with On Demand Books
Pete Meyers suggests ways to improve ebook note-taking tools, publishers can actually get consumer data from Apple, and the American Booksellers Association wants its member stores to have Espresso Book Machines.
It's time for ebooks to evolve beyond their basic note-taking tools.
Ebook note-taking needs attention. The upside is that the ereader company that builds the best tools could also create a competitive advantage.