Amazon has recently updated the Kindle to show accurate page numbers to match the print versions of books, which is vital for referencing pages.
But how do you know which e-book version matches which print version? If a new edition is released, it could be out of sync with the e-book.
And that’ just one of the copyright page errors that Self Publishing Review highlighted in a recent post.
So I started my study. I picked 30 ebooks and analyzed their copyright pages. Somebody must have missed the memo about what information is required and what format it should be presented in because we had a variety of formats and information, to say the least. Although 30 ebooks is not a very big sample, only one of them came close to what is needed to ID the source.
Amazon has seen the need to add the source information in their on-line product description to help. They have added a line: Page Number Source ISBN. But my ebooks didn’t have a clue to the original source.
Read the whole post here.