Paul Biba’s eBook, eLibrary, eMuseum and ePublishing news compilation for week ending Saturday, January 21

Paul Biba’s eBook, eLibrary, eMuseum and ePublishing news compilation for week ending Saturday, January 21 Link Post Morning Coffee Editor's Note: The following is a compilation of tweets from @PaulKBiba, the former editor of Teleread.

Two New Digital Collections Now Available Online From National Medicine (Infodocket)

Infographic: Most checked Out Library eBooks & Audiobooks (The Digital Reader)

Class Action Suit Filed Against All Romance eBooks (The Digital Reader)

In Brief: New Open Dataset Released by HathiTrust (D-Lib Magazine)

Cambridge University Press embarks on project to improve discoverability of library resources (Talking New Media)

The Mont Saint-Michel manuscripts through the ages
by Marie Lebert (Marie Lebert)

Audiobooks, Not Just for Writers with Money (M Byerly)

Kindle Unlimited Funding Pool, Per-Page Royalty Both Rose in December 2016 (The Digital Reader)

Q&A with Pronoun: An Increasingly Competitive Ebook Distributor (Jane Friedman)

NYT report show newspaper remaining confident in digital subscription strategy, even as financial results go wanting (Talking New Media)

Updated: Pronoun Raises Royalty Rates on its Free Distribution Platform (The Digital Reader)

Help Produce The Public Domain Song Anthology
(Bob Schwartz Quarter)

Microsoft is bringing an e-book store to Windows 10 with the Creators Update (Windows Central)

Gale Releases Digital Archive from ACLU (Campus Technology)

Microsoft to Sell eBooks? (The Digital Reader)

Shuffle 200,000 Tracks from European Sound Archives (Hyperallergic)

12 million declassified CIA files are now available online (Engadget)

49 Libraries Each Made More Than 1 Million Digital Loans in 2016 (The Digital Reader)

Why the IDPF-W3C Merger Will Be Great for EPUB and the Book Industry (Digital Book World)

Follett, VitalSource Partner on One-click Access to 80,000+ Digital Titles (Digital Book World)

The terrifying Gmail scam that's incredibly difficult to spot (Independent)

DC and Marvel Both Shake Up Their Digital Comics Plans (io9)

ComiXology is getting an exclusive Adventure Time comic (Android Central)

Despite What You Heard, The E-Book Market Never Stopped Growing - Observer (Observer)

Audiobooks Once Again Playable on Sonos Wireless Speakers (The Digital Reader)

The Continuing Decline of "Assisted-Self-Publishing" Giant Author Solutions (Writer Beware)

Why PRH Sold Author Solutions: Business Dropped by a Quarter in 2015 (The Digital Reader)

Paid content reaches €276M in annual revenue in Germany (Talking New Media)

The Christian Science Monitor is betting big on constructive, non-depressing (but paid-for) news (Neiman Lab)

You Won’t be Selling eBooks on Twitter Any Time Soon, If Ever (The Digital Reader)

NISO Publishes Updated “Understanding Metadata” Primer (Infodocket)
Ebook subscription services need more titles, better terms, says Shelfie’s Peter Hudson (Teleread)

OverDrive Plans New Options for Consortia (Infotoday)

Kobo Now Beta-Testing Distribution to OverDrive (The Digital Reader)

Apple and Amazon agree to end exclusive audiobook deal (Engadget)

Exclusive Books Partners with Kobo to Bring New eBook Experience to Customers (Exclusive Books Blog)

How Kobo is using big data to keep booklovers reading  (Rakuten Today)

A short dictionary of translators through the ages (Marie Lebert)

Open Access Books: “Introducing the Humanities Digital Library” (New From School of Advanced Study, U. of London) (Infodocket)

Pearson to lower prices on eBook rentals, launches new program for print textbook rentals (Talking New Media)

E-book publishers and Apple reach new deal with Competition Bureau over pricing - CBC.ca (CBC News)

Google Play Books is Renting Harlequin Titles for $.99 a Day (The Digital Reader)

Next Steps in Digitization for Book Publishers (Publishers Weekly)

Canadian Regulators Reach Deal With Apple, Publishers on eBook Pricing Controls (The Digital Reader)

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