Paul Biba’s eBook, eLibrary and ePublishing news compilation for week ending Saturday, June 11

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

Hummingbird Digital Media Amasses Over 3,000 Publishers (DBW)

Author Earning Posts New Report on Big Five Ebook Pricing (DBW)

8 Ebook Discovery Services Compared (Self-Publishing Advice)

Civolution and Digimarc Watermarking Patent Applications (Managing Rights)

DVD Release Delays Boost Piracy and Hurt Sales, Study Shows (TorrentFreak)

From paying the bills, to £2000 a day: making a killing from self-publishing (The Guardian)

TKC 409 Chang Kim on Bite-Sized Content (The Kindle Chronlicles)

CIO interview: Lee Edwards, chief technology officer, The British Library (Library Stuff)

Ebook downloads to smartphones on the rise, at the expense of e-readers and tablets (Password Incorrect)

Librarian and Archivist of Canada Announces National Heritage Digitization Strategy Collaboration (Info Docket)

May 2016 Author Earnings report paints more complete picture of self-publishing success (Teleread)

Ebooks não sentem crise e faturamento das editoras ultrapassa R$ 20 milhões (

District of Columbia Releases Digital Collection of District’s Fine and Public Art Collections (InfoDocket)

'Biggest-selling' self-published book of 2016 lands Amazon deal (The Bookseller)

Let’s Take “Search Inside the Book” to a Whole New Level (DBW)

Ebook Sales in Germany Up, Revenue Down (PP)

UK publishers facing ‘digital tipping point’ according to latest report (WNiP)

INTERVIEW: Edition Digital bridges the gap (WNiP)

Good News, Digital Comics Sales Are Not Killing Physical Comics (Gizmodo)

1,000-Year-Old Manuscript of Beowulf Digitized and Now Online (OpenCulture)

Has the Tide Gone Out for Ebooks in Mexico? (PP)

The Myth About Print Coming Back and Bookstores on the Rise (Jane Friedman)

Tolino to Cut Royalties on Cheap eBooks to 40% (The Digital Reader)

In The News – E-books: a twist in the tale (Publetariat)

How to Prepare for Self-Publishing: Ebook Formatting (DBW)

Copyright Office Opens Inquiry on Digital Rights for Libraries (Copyright and Technology)

Exact Editions Launches New Web Reader (DBW)

On DRM Being the Only Way to Guarantee Revenue, and Other Nonsense (The Digital Reader)

Cengage sees digital sales outpace print (Campus News)

ProQuest completes digitization of rare books at Wellcome Library (NSR)

Video: Authorship in the Digital Age (DPLAfest 2016 Panel Discussion) (InfoDocket)

LitHub Launches Book Marks, a Rotten Tomatoes for Books (Observer)

In Omaha, A Library With No Books Brings Technology To All (NPR)

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