The Morning Coffee – 8 May 2014

Top stories this morning include a post on assembling a legal and free library (link), how copyright fails society (link), comic book characters as magazine covers (link), and more.

  • Blurb acquires HP's MagCloud, aims to dominate long-tail publishing (The Passive Voice)
  • Day Against DRM: Why Librarians Should Just Say No (Librarian in Black Blog)
  • The Drinkable Book Has Water Filters For Pages (Co.Design)
  • EBay Wants to Be a Digital Magazine of Things (The Atlantic)
  • I Own 3,000 E-Books. I Paid $0: How to Build an E-Library Free (DailyFinance)
  • If Comic Book Characters Were Cover Models on Classic Magazines (Mashable)
  • Judith Kerr: E-books will not replace print for children (The Bookseller)
  • Kindle for Samsung eBook App Review (Video) (The eBook Reader Blog)
  • Login to all your Amazon Android apps at once with Single Sign On (Liliputing)
  • Mattoon public library says bye bye to Overdrive program (
  • To Kill A Mockingbird is a fine example of how copyright is failing us all (The Reinvigorated Programmer)

About Nate Hoffelder (10599 Articles)
Nate Hoffelder is the founder and editor of The Digital Reader:"I've been into reading ebooks since forever, but I only got my first ereader in July 2007. Everything quickly spiraled out of control from there. Before I started this blog in January 2010 I covered ebooks, ebook readers, and digital publishing for about 2 years as a part of MobileRead Forums. It's a great community, and being a member is a joy. But I thought I could make something out of how I covered the news for MobileRead, so I started this blog."

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