Paul Biba’s eBook, eLibrary, and ePublishing news compilation for week ending Friday, May 27

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

Say hello to Europeana Photography! Our latest thematic collection features over 2m historical photographs (Europeana)

Survey Highlights Digitization’s Impact on Campus Libraries (Campus Technology)

e-Book Cover Design Awards, April 2017 (The Book Designer)

Russia’s Readers Raise the Digital Stakes Amid Falling Print Sales (Publishing Perspectives)

Fantastic fiction needs your help (BoingBoing)

9 Reasons Audiobook Growth Is Soaring (Digital Book World)

Key Issues Surrounding Ebook Purchasing in Academic Libraries (No Shelf Required)

Scribd Adds Financial Times, NY Times, Wall Street Journal, Guardian to Premium Digital Reading Subscription Service (PRNewswire)

Scribd says it has over 500,000 subscribers paying $8.99/month for ebooks, audiobooks, and now news (Nieman Lab)

The Library of Congress Releases 25 Million Records for Free Downloading (Infotoday)

Publishers Weekly, Combined Book Exhibit & BolognaFiere Join Forces to Launch the New York Rights Fair (PRNewswire)

Watch the British Museum Conserve Its Largest Print, a 16th-Century Dürer Woodcut (Hyperallergic)

Accessible eBook Guidelines for Self-Publishing Authors created by IAF @WIPO @ABCbooks4all (IAF)

The Times (of London) is expanding from digital to print (in Ireland) (Nieman Labs)

AI and the digital publishing evolution: what’s next?(Talking New Media)

Sony DPT-RP1 Now Shipping From B&H Photo – $699 (video) (The Digital Reader)

Stopping the presses The Globe’s Dorchester printing plant goes dark (Boston Globe)

Onyx Boox e-Note 10.3″ eReader to Ship in September (The Digital Reader)

Digital Projects Librarian at Frostburg State University (Digital Koans)

Library of Congress Places Digital Collection of 25,000 Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps Online (with More to Come) (Digital Koans)

Southeast Asian Digital Archive (SEADA) Archivist at University of Massachusetts Lowell (Digital Koans)

“Developing Criteria to Establish Trusted Digital Repositories” (Digital Koans)

Have Thucydides, Will Travel

Kindle for Android 7.12 to Add Ember Bold Font Option (The Digital Reader)

Open Culture — A mission to collect the content that is free and [arguably] the ‘best in class’ (No Shelf Required)

Accessibility: “Ebook Procurement Must Serve All Students” (Infodocket)

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