Paul Biba’s eBook, eLibrary, eMuseum and ePublishing news compilation for week ending Saturday, November 5

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

Shopping for a better ereading app for Android or iOS? Start here—and also see how toxic DRM is for competition (Teleread)

Sourcebooks Signs 4 International Deals to Expand Markets (Digital Book World)

The UK is Adopting Audiobooks at about the Same Rate as the US (The Digital Reader)

Newton’s Recipe for the ‘Philosopher’s Stone’ Is Being Digitized & Put Online with His Other Alchemy Manuscripts (Open Culture)

Library of Congress, Britain’s Royal Library, King’s College to Collaborate on Papers of King George III (Library of Congress)

Video celebrating Calibre's 10th anniversary (Youtube)

Listening for Wider Adoption: ReadSpeaker Talks Up Text-to-Speech (Publishing Perspectives)

Slate and The New Yorker dump Outbrain and Taboola links (but way more publishers still use them) (Nieman Labs)

Blog Post: Copyright Office Gratuitously Kills the DMCA Safe Harbor For Thousands of Websites (Eric Goldman)

America's Favorite Halloween Candy State By State (Influenster)

Scammers Cheated Their Way on to the Kindle Best-Seller List Yesterday, But to What End? (The Digital Reader)

OverDrive Special Webcast: Building a Dynamic Digital Spanish Collection (Overdrive)

Guest Post: The Myth of the Disappearing Book (The Digital Reader)

Scribd Adds Magazines and News to Subscription Service (Digital Book World)

Mellon Foundation and Digital Preservation Coalition Sponsor Formation of Task Force for Email Archives (Infodocket)

WALTR 2 loads EPUB and PDF books directly into your iOS device's iBooks app without iTunes or jailbreaking (Softorino)

Amazon's new reading app for kids combines humor and text messages (Engadget)

Amazon Announces Rapids - A Playful Approach to Reading for Today’s Connected Kids (Business Wire)

On Making Comic Books For the Blind (Literary Hub)

Elements of Style: CSS for Ebooks (Book Designer)

Copyright Works Document translated into French! (International Authors Forum)

Pallante Resignation May Indicate New Approach at Copyright Office (Library Journal)

Paypal’s New eBook Report: Consumers Are More Willing to Pay for eBooks Than Video Games (The Digital Reader)

Which font should I use on my Kindle? (Fast Code Design)

The Zero-Gravity Toilet Of Adobe DRMed ePub (The Digital Reader)

OverDrive to Donate Popular eBooks to 1,000 Elementary Schools (Marketwired)

Denmark’s New Palatium: Curating Indie Books for Subscriptions (Publishing Perspectives)

Opening Today: A More Visual Books in Browsers (Publishing Perspectives)

DPLA’s Archival Description Working Group Publishes “Aggregating and Representing Collections in the DPLA” (Infodocket)

Something wonderful this way comes: fabulous 2-volume Bible historiale now #digitised at (British Library)

In Praise of Ereader Technolust (Bookriot)

A time to (finally) incorporate indie eBooks into library catalogs (No Shelf Required)

Library and Archives Canada Releases 600 Digitized Documents From Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples (Infodocket)

LISWire: Amigos eShelf Service Partners with eBooksAreForever (LISWire)

Sweek Launches on All Platforms / Digital Book World (Digital Book World)

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