Paul Biba’s eBook, eLibrary and ePublishing news compilation for week ending Saturday, May 28

6498602811_9dd509fdb7_bEditor's Note: The following is a compilation of tweets from @PaulKBiba, the former editor of Teleread.

New Digital Collection: “Runaway Slave Ads Portray Grim Period of U.S. History” (InfoDocket)

Author Sues Simon & Schuster Over eBook Royalties on a Book It Doesn’t Publish (The Digital Reader)

Placing a hold — Emotional adventures in the ebook catalog (No Shelf Required)

The Waterstones eBook Store is Closing

10 Digital Editions of Surrealist Journals from Argentina, Chile & Spain (1928-67) (Open Culture)

e-Book Cover Design Awards, April 2016 (The Book Designer)

New Preprint: “Web Infrastructure to Support e-Journal Preservation (and More)” (InfoDocket)

Fisking Porter Anderson (JA Konrath)

Ebooks : un autre modèle économique pour les bibliothèques à explorer ? (IDBoox)

New Article: “From Invisible to Digital: Digitising Endangered Historical Documents in Brazil” (InfoDocket)

“A thought to consider” by Baldur Bjarnason (@fakebaldur / Medium)

Archiving a Website for Ten Thousand Years (MacStories)

97% of Research Library Searches Leak Privacy... and Other Disappointing Statistics (Go to Hellman)

New Magazines Come to ZINIO for Libraries (InfoToday)

ComiXology Unlimited offers access to thousands of comics for $6 a month (Android Central)

Edition Digital introduces new content hub (Editions Digital)

Sno-Isle Libraries uses OverDrive to create digital version of their community book club (OverDrive)

Children’s e-book subscription service Epic sees epic growth (Teleread)

Comixology Unlimited not quite as ‘unlimited’ as advertised (Teleread)

Introducing Book Reviews on NSR (No Shelf Required)

Why Are There Violent Rabbits  In The Margins Of Medieval Manuscripts? (Jon Kaneko-James)

Macmillan Acquires Self-Pub Distributor Pronoun (The Digital Reader)

Indiana U & Uffizi Gallery  to Digitize in 3-D Museum’s Entire Collection of Greek & Roman Sculpture (InfoDocket)

Indiana U & Uffizi Gallery  to Digitize in 3-D Museum’s Entire Collection of Greek & Roman Sculpture (InfoDocket)

India’s National Digital Library Launches Pilot Portal (InfoDocket)

Canadian librarians approach accommodations with more publishers over e-book pricing (Teleread)

British Library’s Sounds Archive Presents 80K Audio Recordings World & Classical Music, Interviews, Nature Sounds  (Open Culture)

RUM RUNNER, read by the lead singer of The Rainmakers, Bob Walkenhorst. (Youtube)

Gale Expands Historical Digital Newspaper Offerings and Support for Digital Humanities Research (LibraryStuff)

Pugpig digital publishing platform releases mixed-mode publishing model (TNM)

British Library Puts Literary Treasures From 20th Century Writers Online for Free (InfoDocket)

How relevant is copyright to online artists? Interviews with webcomic creators (First Monday)

44 percent of U.S. adults get news on Facebook, according to a new Pew study (NiemanLab)

Web Archiving with National Libraries (Internet Archive blog)

In India, a boom of digital media startups find large audiences, but face familiar business challenges (NiemanLab)

Schools Partner with OverDrive to Offer Books 24/7 in June (The Digital Shift) (School Library Journal)

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