Paul Biba’s eBook, eLibrary, eMuseum and ePublishing news compilation for week ending Saturday, March 18

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

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

Readium LCP Set to Launch (Copyright and Technology)

Ohio: “Local Libraries Struggle to Balance Cost of Digital Services Against Demand” (Infodocket)

Directive européenne sur le droit d’auteur : trop d’exceptions pour la France (Actualitte)

University of Illinois Library Launches Open-Access Digital Publishing Network (Infodocket)

Study on digital transformation in publishing reveals sluggish progress (Talking New Media)

Trying Amazon’s New Print Book Options (Indies Unlimited)

Ebook [UK] sales continue to fall as younger generations drive appetite for print (The Guardian)

LiquidText 3.0: A Uniquely Digital PDF Experience (MacStories)

Texas: A Third “Bibliotech” All-Digital Public Library Location (Largest One Yet) to Open in San Antonio (Infodocket)

Germany’s Common Bibliographic Data Zone Goes Live with University of Mannheim as the First Member Institution (Ex Libris Group)

NASA [puts] Its Software Online & Makes It Free to Download (Open Culture)

Digital library kiosk opens at Albert J. Ellis Airport (WNCT)

No, Nielsen Doesn’t “Only Track Books Sold With an ISBN” (The Digital Reader)

Brazil Cuts Import Duties on eReaders, Drops Taxes on eBooks (The Digital Reader)

Need a strategy to speed-up your digitisation project? New report by @axiellalm & @MuseumCN offers detailed insight
(Museums and Heritage)

Dungeons & Dragons finally going digital (The Register)

NSR is pleased to announce the upcoming “Understanding Ebooks” Workshop, in partnership with ALA (No Shelf Required)

Is digital technology changing learning and teaching? The big debate from Digifest 2017 (JISC)

Japanese eBook Sales Rose 13.2% in 2016 (The Digital Reader)

Librarians & Readers: What are your favorite #free #ebooks projects? Our Ebooks Team wants to hear from you! Survey: (DPLA)

Comparison of Traditional Book Reviews & Amazon Book Reviews of Fiction Using a Content Analysis Approach (Infodocket)

Reference: Publishing: “The Book Sector in Europe: Facts and Figures” (Infodocket)

Piracy Cost American Book Publishers $315 Million in Lost Sales, Digimarc Claims (The Digital Reader)

Rare Nuclear Test Films Saved, Declassified, and Uploaded to YouTube (Gizmodo)

BiblioTech’s Newest Bookless Library Will Also be the Largest (The Digital Reader)

Kindle Unlimited Funding Pool Drop by $1 Million in February 2017 as (The Digital Reader)

Fair trade ebooks: how authors could double their royalties without costing their publishers a cent (BoingBoing)

eBook Pirates Are Relatively Old and Wealthy, Study Finds (TorrentFreak)

They know not what they say: Why a Guardian article about young readers’ appetite for print may be misleading (Melville House)

Cory Doctorow Launches a Bookstore Where Authors Sell on Behalf of Publishers – Wait, What? (The Digital Reader)

Advancing the National Digital Platform: New Report Available (Library Stuff)

Lack of Oxford Comma Costs Maine Company Millions in Overtime Dispute (New York Times)

20,000 unfairly deleted UC Berkeley lectures are now available for free (The Next Web)

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