Paul Biba’s eBook, eLibrary, eMuseum and ePublishing news compilation for week ending Saturday, October 29

385411168_45536f789c_bEditor's Note: The following is a compilation of tweets from @PaulKBiba, the former editor of Teleread.

Anti-piracy outfits agree to strengthen international cooperation (Torrent Freak)

The Evenings, finally in English [Kindle version available on Amazon] (Literary Salon)

Mobipocket to Turn Off Its Website and Servers on 31 October (The Digital Reader)

Establishing a digital archive of the Lakota language (Bucknell)

Full Text Books by Members of Authors Alliance Now Discoverable and Accessible via New Internet Archive Collection (Infodocket)

Archives of American Art and Terra Foundation Announce Partner for Increased Digital Access to the Archives (Infodocket)

DC’s Libraries Have Fewer Books and Way More eBooks and Audiobooks, Than They Used to (The Digital Reader)

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

Copyright register Maria Pallante ousted: New hope for ebook-lovers on DRM, other issues? (Teleread)

Audiobooks are a different art form (Gene Doucette)

“A Global Library for a Global University,” MIT Task Force Releases Preliminary “Future of Libraries” Report (Infodocket)

The First Known Depiction of a Witch on a Broomstick (Hyperallergic)

Ninth century library goes digital to reach wider audience (Library Stuff)

FAQs for some new features available in the Beta Wayback Machine (Internet Archive)

Open Library New Features and Fixes (Internet Archive) Audiobooks Now Available in 150 Indie Bookstores (Digital Book World)

Symposium Report: “The Digital Archive of the Future: What Will Be Involved?” (Infodocket)

Lending Launches on, Plus Bookreader Updates (Internet Archive)

B&N to Merge Nook Press Print, eBooks Platforms on 8 November (The Digital Reader)

B&N Cuts Ties with Vanity Press Author Solutions (The Digital Reader)

Samsung Digital Library Opens Inside National Library of Turkey (Infodocket)

PDF Viewer Delivers Free PDF Viewing and Editing Tools (Macstories)


Librarians, beware: Lobbyists will use Pallante removal to justify anti-consumer copyright office outside LoC (Teleread)

60dB brings personalized, short-form audio stories to iPhone and soon, Echo (Techcrunch)

Honored to be a panelist with these great companies November 17 in NYC. Should be a great learning opportunity.... (Book Business)

Slate Confuses Sales Volume With Sale Price, Draws Wrong Conclusion About Digital Adoption (The Digital Reader)

Michael Tamblyn of Kobo presents What No One Tells You About Growing an International Business (Youtube)

[Dare to envision] a world where books and knowledge flow freely, and publishers and libraries enable it -- (No Shelf Required)

Harvard Business Review, dropping print issues, is looking for the best new forms for the magazine online (Nieman Lab)

Updated Recommendations: “Europeana for Research” Digitisation, Copyright Reform and Advocacy Beyond the Pilot Stage (Infodocket)

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