Paul Biba’s eBook, eLibrary and ePublishing news compilation for week ending Saturday, August 20

85515856_e56aae92bf_oEditor's Note: The following is a compilation of tweets from @PaulKBiba, the former editor of Teleread.

@rhizome Has Released the First Public Version of #Webrecorder (Infodocket)

Did You Know Audible Will Steal Away Your Credits If You Cancel Your Membership? (The Digital Reader)

Kindle in Motion: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly about Amazon’s New Enhanced Format (Screenshots) (The Digital Reader)

Worldwide availability of current Kindle Models as of 8/11/16 (Kindle World)

eBook Accessibility Audit in UK Higher Education (Cilip)

The Idiomatic generates random idioms to annoy and confuse your friends (Boingboing)

Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec adds 2.4 million bibliographic records to WorldCat (OCIC)

Mountain West Digital Library (MWDL) Adds Digital Collections From Utah State Archives (Infodocket)

Author Co-Founds Enhanced eBook Startup (The Digital Reader)

The Hidden Shifting Lens of Browsers (Internet Archive)

Amazon Deletes Kannada-Language eBook, Indian Literary Community Freaks Out (The Digital Reader)


The Connecticut State Library Announces the First Phase of the Development of a Statewide Library eBook Platform (CT State Library)

Comment le Réseau Carel tente d'améliorer le prêt numérique en bibliothèque et PNB (Scoop It)

Technology is not the death of deep reading (No Shelf Required)

Kindle Unlimited Funding Jumps in July 2016 (The Digital Reader)

The forgotten world of TV guide magazines, curated (Boingboing)

Kindle Instant Preview (Indies Unlimited)

New Report: “Digitizing Orphan Works: Legal Strategies to Reduce Risks for Open Access to Copyrighted #OrphanWorks” (Infodocket)

Condé Nast adds iPad support for The New Yorker Today app (Talking New Media)

Reference: The Bauhaus, a Comprehensive New Digital Resource, Launched By The Harvard Art Museums (Infodocket)

Book Making: The typographical challenges in publishing indigenous-language books (Quill and Quire)

Writers Can Earn Cash With In-Story Ads on Wattpad (Wattpad)

Why publishers are turning to the atomisation of content (Fipp)

Barnes & Noble Introduces the New Samsung Galaxy Tab A NOOK (Barnes & Noble)

Kobo's new Aura One e-reader is big and waterproof (Engadget)

Librarian uses 21st-century technology to showcase Buffalo’s 19th-century splendor (Library Stuff)

Kobo Aura Edition 2 Ships on 30 August, Costs $119 (The Digital Reader)

Hands On With Kobo Aura One Night Mode (video) (The Digital Reader)

Explore our Catalogue of Medieval Manuscripts, a free online resource for Middle Ages fans
(Medieval Manuscrip Blog)

The Fourth Time is the Charm: Wattpad to Interrupt Stories With Adverts (The Digital Reader)

“Wayback Machine Won’t Censor Archive for Taste, Director Says After Olympics Article Scrubbed” (Infodocket)

The Best New Way to Read? Novels Told Through Text Messages (Library Stuff)

6 Questions for a Digital Humanities Librarian (Library Stuff)

Kobo and Overdrive – What We Know So Far (The Digital Reader)

The New York Times is shutting down its lauded, younger-reader-seeking NYT Now app (Nieman Lab)

NJ State Library, Rutgers University Libraries and the NJ State Archives Collaborate on NJ Digital Newspaper Project (Library Stuff)

Clemson and National Park Service Launch Open Digital #Repository w/ Over 100,000 Hi-Res Public Domain Images Avail (Infodocket)

Kindles and literary fiction: What Amazon could learn from TV (Teleread)

Kobo Wins Appeal Over Agency eBook Pricing in Canada (The Digital Reader)

image by Annie Mole

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