Paul Biba’s eBook, eLibrary and ePublishing news compilation for week ending Saturday, October 1

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

eBooks Die While Used Print Book Sales Live On (It Didn’t Have to be That Way ) (The Digita lReader)

Explore 5,300 Rare Manuscripts Digitized by the Vatican: From The Iliad & Aeneid, to Japanese & Aztec Illustrations (Open Culture)

New Data on Use of Public Libraries, Reading Habits, and Bookstores in U.S. (Infodocket)

Stop Kidding Yourself: The ABA Does Not Represent Indie Booksellers (The Digital Reader)

Mozilla trolls the EU’s nonsensical copyright laws with classic memes (The Next Web)

U.S. Copyright Office Seeks Additional Comments For Section 1201 Study (Infodocket)

NSR Post: Reading by Ear (Why audiobook listening expands, rather than derails, our access to literature) (No Shelf Required)

Revealed: How one Amazon Kindle scam made millions of dollars (Zdnet)

Academic Ebook Sales Flat, Preference for E-Reference Up (Library Journal)

Smashwords Coupons Enhanced to Enable More Flexible Book Promotions (Smashwords Blog)

Institutions as a market for digital magazines (Talking New Media)

Materials From Negro Leagues Added to New Baseball Hall of Fame Digital Archive (Infodocket)

Bestseller analysis: Amazon doesn’t need tradpubs…much (I Love My Kindle)

Edition Digital to offer NGOs free use of its Smart Digital Publishing System (Talking New Media)

For many legacy news organizations in Europe, digital disruption comes with new ideas but few answers (Nieman Lab)

Kobo Expands Into Taiwan (The Digital Reader)

Research: Movie Piracy Hurts Sales, But Not Always (Torrent Freak)

AAP: eBook Sales, Publisher Revenues Down in First Third of 2016 (The Digital Reader)

Brian O’Leary on BISG at 40: ‘A Fresh Look at Everything’ (Publishing Perspectives)

Academic Ebook Sales Flat, Preference for E-Reference Up (Library Journal)

Self-publishing News: Where Are We Heading? (Self Publishing Advice)

Did You Know You Can Embed eBooks from Google Books on a Website? (The Digital Reader)

Barnes & Noble Edu Still Sabotaging Students With its Digital Textbook Platform, Yuzu (The Digital Reader)

Italian Anti-Mafia Police Recover Two Stolen van Goghs, Including Rare Seascape (Hyperallergic)

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