Paul Biba’s eBook, eLibrary and ePublishing news compilation for week ending Saturday, September 3

2250138127_e372178117_bEditor's Note: The following is a compilation of tweets from @PaulKBiba, the former editor of Teleread.

Belgians are Hunting Books, Instead of Pokemon (The Digital Reader)

Subway Reads Brings Free eBook Excerpts to NYC (The Digital Reader)

I’m blind. Kindle text to speech has been a nightmare to master—here’s how to fix this (Teleread)

France Passes Copyright Law Demanding Royalties For Every Image Search Engines Index Online (Techdirt)

Amazon Launches Telugu Language Online Bookstore (The Digital Reader)

Podcast: 10 Trends Driving the Future of Publishing with Mark Coker (Self Publishing Advice)

South Carolina State Library Adds Over 19,000 Documents to South Carolina Digital Library (Infodocket)

Independent authors are starting to outsell the Big Five (The Writer)

In-depth review of Kobo’s Aura One: It’s Pre-order Day #1 (Teleread)

Announcing 2016 Digital Book Printing Conference (Book Business)

Harvard Is Digitizing Nearly 40 Million Pages Of Case Law So You Can Access It Online And For Free (Library Stuff)

(Test de la Kobo Aura One : service standard, prix de luxe (Digital Bibliotheques)

Penguin CEO Denies Downward Spiral Following Poor Financial Report (The Digital Reader)

Diaries of General George S. Patton (1910-1945) Digitized and Now Available Online (Infodocket)

Kobo Aura One as a PDF eReader: No, Just No (video) (The Digital Reader)

Rx for the Kindle text-to-speech mess—to help blind and sighted alike (Teleread)

Cooper Hewitt Design Museum: Mass Digitization Effort Complete, More than 200,000 Objects Now Accessible Online (Infodocket)

Timberland libraries now offer access to self-published books (Publetariat)

Review Round-Up: Kobo Aura One (The Digital Reader)

Axiell and ODILO Offer Better Digital Content Access (Information Today)

ProQuest Introduces Enhancements and New Options for Books and Ebooks (Information Today)

Cambridge Core is the new academic platform from Cambridge University Press, launching on the 4th September. ([email protected])

This Fall, we will partner with the French Comics Association to promote the #comicsframed festival. #NYC stay tuned for exclusive news! (French Culture)

Pew: Print Books Still More Popular Than Ebooks and Audiobooks (Digital Book World)

Jakub Orczyk: Are Publishers Failing Poland's Digital Readership? By Porter Anderson (Publishing Perspectives)

Global E-Learning Market in Steep Decline (Campus Technology)

Denmark’s Lasse Nyrup: Students ‘Won’t Go to a School Library Anymore’ (Publishing Perspectives)

The Cooper Hewitt Design Museum Just Put 200,000 Items Online (Wired)

It’s Past Time Researchers Stopped Comparing Digital/Print and Started Asking About Genre, Category, and Length (The Digital Reader)

Kobo Firmware v4.0.7523 Adds Library eBooks to the Aura One (Screenshots) (The Digital Reader)

Still waiting for the first person to defend ANY of the business practices outlined in this article. (Let's Get Digital)

image by Nina A.J.

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