Paul Biba’s eBook, eLibrary, eMuseum and ePublishing news compilation for week ending Saturday, March 11

Editor’s Note: The following is a compilation of tweets from @PaulKBiba, the former editor of Teleread.

Curated Collection of New or Recently Updated Full Text Reports from the Congressional Research Service (Library Journal)

A good advice: How to find #Kindle ebooks Alexa can read to you (Ebook Friendly)

How four international news outlets are creating truly digitally native content (and making money off it) (Nieman Labs)

Looking to fund your library software project? @EBSCO is funding innovative library technology open source projects (EBSCO)

Milwaukee Public Library Enters into Historic Partnership with MPS to Give 65,000 Students Digital Library Cards (Urban Milwaukee)

Co-founder of Open Road Integrated Media steps down as company chair (Google News)

A New Way to Search JSTOR: JSTOR Labs Introduces “Text Analyzer” (Beta) (Infodocket)

Crowdsourcing: Maine State Archives, Library Launch Digital Maine Transcription Project (Infodocket)

‘Popular Photography’ magazine and to close after nearly 80 years (DPReview)

EU Court Rules Lower Sales Tax Only Applies to Print, Not eBooks (The Digital Reader)

Kodansha Comics Announces Digital Launch Of Three Sports Manga (Crunchyroll)

Digitized Bound Congressional Record 1971 – 1980 Now Available (Library Stuff)

Now Available From U. of Michigan Library: “Pioneers of Chinese Dance Digital Archive” (Infodocket)

170,000 new ebooks, from PALCI consortium (Penn Library News)

Looney Tunes and other classic cartoons get a streaming service (Engadget)

Leading museums and libraries offer gorgeous coloring books, free to download (Ebook Friendly)

HathiTrust Digital Library, a major source of open scholarship with legal issues seemingly behind it (No Shelf Required)

The Real Reason Why eReaders Succeeded as a Disruptive Innovation in the US, but not in Japan (The Digital Reader)

Hear the Earliest Known Piece of Polyphonic Music: This Composition, Dating Back to 900 AD, Changed Western Music (Open Culture)

JSTOR’s Open Access Ebook Collection Adds 409 New Titles (Infodocket)

LISWire: EBSCO Information Services Continues Its Commitment to Expand E-book Options for Libraries (LIS Wire)

Kobo Aura H2O Edition 2 Shows up on the FCC Website (The Digital Reader)

Time Inc. UK relaunches after decision last year to shutter print edition (Talking New Media) Partners with NYU Libraries, NYU Press, Others to Bring Open Annotations to eBooks (Infodocket)

Quidd picks up $6.75M seed round to make digital collectibles ‘a thing’ (TechCrunch)

Icon Books partners with Exact Editions on online subscription package for Graphic Guide series (Talking New Media)

Author Earnings Report: B&N Still Sells More eBooks Than Kobo (The Digital Reader)

Petite histoire des humanités digitales, par Olivier Le Deuff (@neuromancien) et Frédéric Clavert (@inactinique)/Hal (HAL)

Author Earnings Report: Kindle Unlimited is Bigger than iBooks in the UK, US (The Digital Reader)

Memoranda: Haruki Murakami’s World Recreated as a Classic Adventure Video Game (Open Culture)

UK: Jisc Sets Up New Group-Purchasing Pilot With Publishers to Lower Cost Of Digital Archival Collections (Infodocket)

Buffy the Digital Humanities Scholar: see the magical papyri we’re digitising 20 years later (British Library)

History: National Archives Opens Final Ethel and Julius Rosenberg Grand Jury Transcript (Infodocket) Launches Audiobook Subscriptions (The Digital Reader)

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