Japanese Publishers Team Up to Turn Japanese People on to E-Books

According to a recent survey, the Japanese are fairly resistant to the idea of e-books. Japanese publishers may be trying to do something about that. From Japan Today (Digital Publishing Initiatives Japan to start new chapter in electronic publishing):

The Establishment Office of Digital Publishing Initiatives Japan on Thursday announced the launch on April 2 of a new company, Digital Publishing Initiatives Japan (DPIJ), which aims to create a public platform for the digitalization of publications and thereby encourage growth in the electronic publishing market, with the goal of digitalizing one million publications.

Read more at Japan Today.

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