Paul Biba’s eBook, eLibrary, eMuseum and ePublishing news compilation for week ending Saturday, November 19

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

Amazon Japan's manga-centric Kindle is all about storage (Engadget)

Internet Pirates More Likely to Pay Than Law-Abiding Counterparts (TorrentFreak)

No One Listens to Audiobooks on Windows (The Digital Reader)

TunesKit Audible Converter Rescues Audible Audiobooks (The Digital Reader)

How Harris County Public Library reached a million digital checkouts in 2016 (Overdrive)

Just Listen [Part 2 of NSR’s ‘Reading by Ear’ series] (No Shelf Required)

Amazon Allows Paid Advertising for eBooks in KDP – KDP Select No Longer Required (The Digital Reader)

U.S. Copyright Office Undecided About Future of DMCA Takedowns (TorrentFreak)

Radio Interview: Canada’s Library of Parliament Digitizes Its Copy of Audubon’s Birds of America (Infodocket)

Couldn't make it to #FestivalAlbertine? Watch the talks here: (French Embassy)

New rev of PWP Requirements document is a significant improvement. PWP has become (P)WP, and it's related to EPUB. (Github )

An interesting long(ish) read about reading in a digital age. Are we defining "reading" too narrowly? ()

Scribd Acquires Oximity to Streamline Content Publishing and Distribution - The Scribd Blog (Scribid)

Ebook : Amazon vend de la publicité aux auteurs indépendants (Actualitte)

The Wall Street Journal is cutting print sections and refocusing on its core coverage (Nieman Labs)

New App: Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art Launches “Connecting the Gems of the Indian Ocean” (Infodocket)

Now trending: 5 infographics that depict the benefits of audiobooks (Ebook Friendly)

Moebius and Beyond: An Introduction to European Comics (Paste Magazine)

A Lavishly Illuminated Medieval Bestiary Goes Online (Hyperallergic)

AAP: US book sales down 3.4% in first half of 2016; eBook sales down 20% through June (Talking New Media)

Digital publishing: Raising Standard (Vanguard)

The CJEU decision in Soulier: what does it mean for laws other than the French one on out-of-print books? (IPKat)

Tokyo-based Rakuten launches new OverDrive service for library eBook and audiobook lending (Talking New Media)

Wider is Wiser The Book Publishing Landscape Is Big, Diverse and Global - StreetLIb (StreetLib)

Audible “Send this Book” Launches in Germany, and Maybe the UK and France (The Digital Reader)

How to make 1 million on Kindle (cartoon) (Password Incorrect)

Book publishing course launched [Dimapur, India] (Eastern Mirror)

Come work with us! Still time to apply for Program Assistant + new opening for Business Development Director: (DPLA)

5 seriously dumb Copyright Myths by John Degen translated into Spanish! (International Authors Forum)

Princeton University Art Museum Undertaking ‘Massive’ Digitization Effort of Artworks (Infodocket)

The Kindle Chronciles: Laura Hazard Owen, Deputy Editor, Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard (The Kindle Chronicles)

image by DRs Kulturarvsprojekt

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