Paul Biba’s eBook, eLibrary and ePublishing news compilation for week ending Saturday, September 24

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

Kindle Unlimited Funding Increases Slightly in August 2016 (The Digital Reader)

Research Tools: USDA Releases New Database with Nutrition Info For Over 80,000 Brand Name Food Products (Infodocket)

Kobo Aura 2016 vs. Kobo Glo HD vs. Kindle Paperwhite (comparison) (Password Incorrect)

Popular: The #Kindle Reading Fund will make #books more accessible around the world (Ebook Friendly)

Apache Indian playing cards made on rawhide based on their interpretation of Spanish cards:
(World of Playing Cards)

La storia di Tiziana ci mostra che abbiamo un problema di educazione digitale (iSchool)

Creative Commons licenses under scrutiny—what does “noncommercial” mean? (Ars Technica)

Download our new #Frankfurt @Book_Fair preview magazine free (Publishing Perspectives)

2016 Trend Report: What publishers need to know (The Average Joe)

Copyright Is Not an Inevitable or Divine Right, Court Rules (Torrent Freak)

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

Comic Book Readers Still Prefer Print Over Digital (InfoDocket)

Facebook begins using artificial intelligence to describe photos to blind users (The Verge)

NSR Post: A time to soar above the level plain of tradition (No Shelf Required)

New Partnership between EBSCO and Mackin Makes Accessing eBooks Easier for Schools (Library Stuff)

Google Books will now make better suggestions on what to read next (Techcrunch)

Former Disney Digital Boss Says He “Loves Piracy” (Torrent Freak)

Keio University Offers "Introduction to Japanese Subcultures Post-1970" Online Course For Free (Crunchyroll)

AAP reports ebook total revenue first quarter (The Digital Reader)

Bookshare reaches a milestone, 10 milliion accessible ebooks downloaded Infodocket)

Sainsbury's shuts ebookstore, hands customers to Kobo (The Digital Reader)

East India Company records digitized (Adam Matthew)

iBooks Author 2.5 brings new templates, interactive epub ebooks (The Digital Reader)

Stop Piracy? Legal Alternatives Beat Legal Threats, Research Shows (Torrent Freak)

GPO and Library of Congress Publish Digital Versions of the Congressional Record(InfoToday)

Students and universities set to reap the benefits of market-leading e-book pilot (JISC)

Aberystwyth University share their digital storytelling experiences (JISC)

NSR Post: Croatia is home to the First Café in the world turned into a Free Reading Zone (No Shelf Required)

BiblioTech, VIA expand digital library reach to mobile customers (PR Newswire)

Do you take your heroes mild, medium or extra spicy? From newly #digitised Bible historiale (Medieval Manuscripts Blog)

image by DRs Kulturarvsprojekt

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