Digital Transition Questions Examined at Books in Browsers Conference: Publishers Weekly

By Charlotte Abbott. Summary of the 2011 Books in Browsers conference in San Francisco. "The tension between utility and design in e-book standards was a recurring theme....Todd Carpenter, executive director of the National Information Standards Organization, called for standards in social bookmarking and annotation sharing, while Hadrien Gardeur of Feedbooks, highlighted OPDS, a catalog framework for discovering, lending, and selling books and other digital content on the web....[T]he program also introduced several promising social reading and library-oriented startups."