Paul Biba’s eBook, eLibrary, eMuseum and ePublishing news compilation for week ending Saturday, October 22

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

The Kindle Chronicles interview: Tina Pohlman, EVP and Publisher, Open Road Integrated Media (The Kindle Chronicles)

The Future of Ownership (The Future of Museums)

New Article: “The Past, Present, and Future of American University Presses: A View From the Left Coast” (Infodocket)

LitRes Chief Announces Goal of Dominating Russian Audiobook Sales,By Eugene Gergen (Publishing Perspectives)

International Foundation for #Art #Research Releases Major Enhancements To Free Catalogues Raisonnés (Infodocket)

Basic comics viewer based on the Web Publication Manifest (Hadrien Gardeur)

90% of U.S. Films Shot Before 1914 Have Disappeared, Says French Exec,by Nick Vivarelli | Variety (Variety)

Rhode Island: Providence Public Library’s Digital Library Adds Over 6,500 Hi-Res Digitized Photos (Infodocket)

Revisionist History: Penguin Now Claims to Have “Read Too Much into the eBook Hype” (The Digital Reader)

Maybe IDPF and W3C should *compete* in eBook Standards (Go to Hellman)

Valid library card all you need to access library eBooks through OverDrive (OverDrive Blog)

J-Novel Club Streaming, E-book Publishing Service for Japanese Light Novels Launches (Crunchyroll)

No, Publishers Did Not End Support for the First-Gen Kindle (The Digital Reader)

Premium or Bust: Will customers pay for digital content? (Talking New Media)

Amazon is pulling the plug on its Kindle app for the Windows Store (Liliputing)

The British Library and the BnF Will Digitize Illuminated Manuscripts (Infotoday)

Amazon Releases the Kindle Paperwhite “Manga Model” in Japan (The Digital Reader)

"EPUB 3.1 Now Proposed Specification" (DigitalKoans)

OverDrive Powers Hundreds of Library eBook Clubs Globally (Marketwired)

Curated National Press Club Collection of Sound Recordings and Essays (1954-1989) Available Online ()

Amazon Releases New Kindle Publishing Guidelines (The Digital Reader)

Digital Shift's eighth annual virtual conference focus on digital transition’s impact on libraries and communities (The Digital Shift)

Spanish Police Arrest Their First Ever eBook Pirate (TorrentFreak)

New online: EAP783 - Digitisation of parish books from Huacho, Peru detailing baptisms, deaths & marriages 1900-1940
(Endangered Archives)

Kindle Firmware 5.8.5 Adds Faster Page Turns for Comic Books, Manga (video) (The Digital Reader)

Vistaar and Open Road Integrated Media Announce Partnership on Global e-Book Pricing Initiative (Marketwired)

AAP Reports Publisher Revenues Up in May 2016 While eBook Revenues Continue to Decline (The Digital Reader)

Prime Reading: The good, the bad and the confusing (Ebook Evangelist)

From bats to algorithms to aliens Can we ever understand consciousness in a form radically different from our own? (Aeon)

New E-Textbook Study Finds Mostly Positive Results (Digital Book World)

Canadian Copyright Modernization Act: Chronicle of a Disaster Foretold (Publishing Perspectives)

2017 Copyright and Technology Conference: New Website, New Panel (Copyright and Technology)

Over 600 new image titles added to renowned Early English Books Online (Proquest)

metadata goddess @ljndawson has just pubbed THE metadata book. metadata = #SCARYSTUFF. perfect for halloween! (Numerical Gurus)

OverDrive’s Potash Again Questions W3C, IDPF Merger (Publishers Weekly)

A world where books and knowledge flow freely in all directions, and nobody stands in the way (No Shelf Required)

Read @TzviyaSiegman post on IDPF-W3C combo Is this Good for Me? The Proposed Combination of IDPF and W3C – Medium (Medium)

The Proposed IDPF/W3C Merger: A Significant Move That Warrants More Time for Consideration (Digital Book World)

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