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+ - Publishers offer free/discounted ebooks of the print books you own with BitLit-> 2

Submitted by Peter Hudson
Peter Hudson (3717535) writes "Cory Doctorow write on boingboing.net "BitLit works with publishers to get you free or discounted access to digital copies of books you own in print: you use the free app for Android and iOS to take a picture of the book's copyright page with your name printed in ink, and the publisher unlocks a free or discounted ebook version. None of the Big Five publishers participate as yet, but indies like O'Reilly, Berrett-Koehler, Red Wheel Weiser, Other Press, Greystone, Coach House, Triumph, Angry Robot, Chicago Review, Dundurn, and PM Press (publishers of my book The Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow) are all in.""
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Publishers offer free/discounted ebooks of the print books you own with BitLit

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  • That's awesome! I have a ton of old print books that I'm eager to also have available at work.
    • Some old O'Reilly titles don't have digital versions... but if there is a digital version available, then BitLit has it. At present there are 1723 O'Reilly titles available through the system.

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