Paul Biba’s eBook, eLibrary, and ePublishing news compilation for week ending Friday, May 5

Paul Biba’s eBook, eLibrary, and ePublishing news compilation for week ending Friday, May 5 Link Post Morning Coffee Editor's Note: The following is a compilation of tweets from @PaulKBiba, the former editor of Teleread.

Digitization 101: Meia Geddes' LibGuide on Self-Publishing, by Jill Hurst-Wahl @jill_hw (Hurst Associates)

How to Set Up an eBook Ad with Amazon Marketing Services (Indies Unlimited)

How QR codes can connect your community to your digital library (Overdrive)

Illuminating Royalty: William & Mary Libraries Partner on Georgian Papers Programme (Infodocket)

Massive University of Albany #DeathPenalty #Archive (15,000+ Documents) Goes Digital (Infodocket)

No, CNN, eBook Sales Have Not Plunged Nearly 20% (The Digital Reader)

Here’s how this Norwegian publisher built a successful digital subscription model for local news (Nieman Lab)

National Library of Medicine (NLM) Releases New Digital Collection of World War II Books and Pamphlets (Infodocket)

Reactions to the Publishers Association’s UK 2016 Report: Clearly Unclear on Digital (Publishing Perspectives)

Kindle iOS app gets all-text bold: Can help iPad fans and (probably) iPhone ones (Teleread)

Kobo's latest waterproof e-reader is sized for poolside reading (Engadget)

Kindle for iOS Updated With All-Text Bold, Kindle for Android gets Enhanced Search and ComiXology Guided View (The Digital Reader)

New trial access to @HistoricalTexts. Use it to search EEBO, ECCO and
British Library 19th Century collection. (Ebooks at Cambridge)

Springer signs landmark eBooks agreement with ABES in France (Springer)

The New York Times just had a pretty stellar first quarter, thanks to The Wirecutter and a ton of new digital subs (Nieman Labs)

The New Kobo Aura H2O (2017) Gains a Colored Frontlight at the Expense of its microSD Card Slot (The Digital Reader)

On digital books that solve problems no-one has  (The Bookseller)

Amazon Has Come to an Agreement Over E-Books With the EU (The Digital Reader)

Ebook Business Models in K-12 and Why You Should Care About Them (No Shelf Required)

Dean: Here’s how eTextbooks are leading to higher completion rates (eCampus News)


  1. The Hugh Howey Amazon Kindle Direct link goes nowhere.

    1. Nate Hoffelder7 May, 2017

      I couln’t find a valid link so I removed it.


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