Online Journal of Communication and Media Technologies

Digitalization of the Book Publishing Industry. A Study on the E-Book Publishing in Turkey
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Online Journal of Communication and Media Technologies, 2017 - Volume 7 Issue 4, pp. 61-78
  • Published Online: 10 Oct 2017
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AMA 10th edition
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Reference: Erkayhan S, Ulke YB. Digitalization of the Book Publishing Industry. A Study on the E-Book Publishing in Turkey. Online Journal of Communication and Media Technologies. 2017;7(4), 61-78.
APA 6th edition
In-text citation: (Erkayhan & Ulke, 2017)
Reference: Erkayhan, S., & Ulke, Y. B. (2017). Digitalization of the Book Publishing Industry. A Study on the E-Book Publishing in Turkey. Online Journal of Communication and Media Technologies, 7(4), 61-78.
Chicago
In-text citation: (Erkayhan and Ulke, 2017)
Reference: Erkayhan, Safak, and Yunus Bora Ulke. "Digitalization of the Book Publishing Industry. A Study on the E-Book Publishing in Turkey". Online Journal of Communication and Media Technologies 2017 7 no. 4 (2017): 61-78.
Harvard
In-text citation: (Erkayhan and Ulke, 2017)
Reference: Erkayhan, S., and Ulke, Y. B. (2017). Digitalization of the Book Publishing Industry. A Study on the E-Book Publishing in Turkey. Online Journal of Communication and Media Technologies, 7(4), pp. 61-78.
MLA
In-text citation: (Erkayhan and Ulke, 2017)
Reference: Erkayhan, Safak et al. "Digitalization of the Book Publishing Industry. A Study on the E-Book Publishing in Turkey". Online Journal of Communication and Media Technologies, vol. 7, no. 4, 2017, pp. 61-78.
Vancouver
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Reference: Erkayhan S, Ulke YB. Digitalization of the Book Publishing Industry. A Study on the E-Book Publishing in Turkey. Online Journal of Communication and Media Technologies. 2017;7(4):61-78.

Abstract

Developments in information and communication technologies have led to significant changes all over the world. With the digitalization process information has begun to turn from analogue to digital media, in the meantime global book publishing industry has taken steps from print publishing into electronic publishing. With the emergence of electronic book, book publishing sector started to gain a different meaning and has gained the characteristics of being a brand-new industry. The aim of the research is giving support to improve e-book publishing sector in Turkey detecting current issues and providing information to create solutions. Making a detailed literature survey the research, firstly, investigates and compares the development of the ebook publishing industry in Turkey and in the world through the process of digitalization. And secondly, using qualitative and quantitative research methods it has been questioning the issues of the digitalization of the publishing sector in Turkey and conducting the preferences of the Turkish readers on e-books.

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