Paul Biba’s eBook, eLibrary and ePublishing news compilation for week ending Saturday, August 27

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

U. of Michigan’s Art, Architecture and Engineering Library Providing Access to Some E-Textbooks via Library Subs (Infodocket)

Romancing the E-book: A conversation with Book Riot’s Jessica Tripler (Teleread)

Incredible new resource! New York Public Library Invites You to Tap the Collection (NY Times)

How the New York Public Library made ebooks open, and thus one trillion times better (Boingboing)

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

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

Looking Back at iOS Accessibility’s Biggest Milestones (512 Pixels)

Guest Post: You’re Wrong About Digital Comics – Here’s What You’re Missing (The Digital Reader)

Switzerland’s ETH-Bibliothek is uploading 134,000 images to Wikimedia Commons (Wikimeda)

Explore the Harvard Art Museums’ Massive Bauhaus Collection Online (Hyperallergic)

Bibliotheca Announces Partnership with PRH’s Living Language (Digital Book World)

Report Highlights: “Textbook Trends: How U.S. College Students Source Course Materials” (Infodocket)

OverDrive to present on expanded global distribution of digital content at Beijing International Book Fair (Overdrive)

Sno-Isle, OverDrive Test Demand-Driven Ebook Acquisition (Library Journal)

What Agents Should Know About Ebooks Made from PDFs (Digital Book World)

Axiell partners with Odlio to expand digital content offering to libraries (Library Stuff)

Ebook Anatomy: Inside the Black Box (The Book Designer)

Singapore Government launches public consultation on major copyright reform (IP Kitten)

Smashwords versus Leanpub: a tale of two self-pub services (Teleread)

Amazon launches the Kindle Reading Fund to expand digital reading around the world (Techcrunch)

Standards: NISO Launches Project to Create a Flexible API Framework for E-Content in Libraries (Infodocket)

Metadata: Updated CAB Thesaurus of Agriculture Terminology Approaches 2.5 Million Terms (Infodocket)

Canada’s Shelfie Partners with Germany’s De Gruyter in Ebook Bundling (Publishing Perspectives)

Improving Access to Our Digitised Manuscripts (Medieval Manuscripts Blog)

Scribd Wants You to Know About Its new Discovery Features (And That it Isn’t Dead Yet) (The Digital Reader)

Breaking News: PRH Still Doesn’t Like the Subscription eBook Model (The Fools!) (The Digital Reader)

image by Annie Mole

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