Paul Biba’s eBook, eLibrary and ePublishing news compilation for week ending Saturday, June 25

22310715395_c90caa233f_hEditor's Note: The following is a compilation of tweets from @PaulKBiba, the former editor of Teleread.

Taiwan Literature in Translation (National Museum of Taiwan Literature)

Sudan: A Norwegian University Plans to Digitize Sudanese Radio and TV Archive (Infodocket)

New App, Litsy, Aims To Be the Instagram of Books (PW)

Copyright law change has pushed Canada's educational publishers 'off a cliff' (CBC)

How Brazilian publisher Grupo RBS is using tablets to migrate print subscribers to digital (

A 1720 map of Mexico City: (WDL)

Are you a ‘reader’ when listening to an audiobook? Yes, of course. (NSR)

e-Book Cover Design Awards, May 2016 (TheBookDeisgner)

The World’s Largest Online Writing Contest Gets Even Bigger (Wattpad)

Historical Volumes: All Issues of Federal Register (1936-1993) Now Available Online via Law Library of Congress (Infodocket)

Apple eBook Refunds Are Coming on 21 June, Attorneys Say (The Digital Reader)

Smithsonian Learning Lab Goes Live New Digital Platform Will Assist Discovery and Usage of Digital Museum Resources (Infodocket)

Author Tools: Is Patreon the Way Forward for Publishing? (Publetariat)

How Amazon Is Pushing Audiobooks into the Mainstream (DBW)

Geographical Launches Complete Digital Archive with Exact Editions (DBW)

New Video: Learn About FEDLINK’s American Indian Library Initiative (AILI)

Digital Fatigue, or the New Industry Spin on eBook Sales (The Digital Reader)

Amazon is Sending Out Emails for eBook Settlement Credits Today (The Digital Reader)

What’s the Best Print on Demand Service for Self-published Paperbacks? (Self-Publishing Advice)

Amazon Launches Online Bookstores in India for Bengali, Gujarati Languages  (The Digital Reader)

Amazon updates entry-level Kindle with Bluetooth to help visually impaired (BizJournal)

Milestones: Smithsonian Digitizes 1 Millionth Object From Its Collections! (Infodocket)

The Amazon Credit You Got Could Hurt Publishing, and Other Amusing Nonsense (The Digital Reader)

New Partnership: Ebooks From Will Soon Be Discoverable via DPLA (Infodocket)

Barnes & Noble reports $24.4M loss in full year earnings report (TNM)

Download Issues of the Pulp Horror & Fantasy Mag, Weird Tales (1923-1954): Stories by Lovecraft, Bradbury & More (Open Culture)

Digital Preservation Coalition Publishes New Edition of “Digital Preservation Handbook”, Full Text Available Online (Infodocket)

ProQuest's New Reference Ebook Subscriptions Increases Access to High-Demand Content (Press Release)

Publishing Visionary Jane Friedman (The Kindle Chronicles)

Addition of Publisher Ebook Platforms Expands Options in OASIS Search and Acquisition System (Press Release)

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