Paul Biba’s eBook, eLibrary, eMuseum and ePublishing news compilation for week ending Friday, July 14

Editor’s Note: The following is a compilation of tweets from @PaulKBiba, the former editor of Teleread and an editor of Project Gutenberg’s Facebook page.

Nearly 4000 Digitized Images of Rome’s Historical Images Now Available Online From Stanford University (Infodocket)

Blind & visually impaired people will benefit significantly from the new EU rules on copyright (Brian Hayes)

A serial publishing platform—@tapas_app—that earns money for its indie creators (Jane Friedman)

“Zero Textbook Cost” Degree Programs Are Rendering Paid Textbooks Obsolete (The Digital Reader)

Hand-Colored Photographs from 19th Century Japan: 110 Images Capture the Waning Days of Traditional Japanese Society (Open Culture)

Great to see publishers embrace alternative ebook models in public libraries, but give credit where credit is due (No Shelf Required)

How do we build a better recommendation experience for mobile news readers? (Nieman Lab)

New Case Study: “Crowdsourcing E-Book Accessibility Information and the Impact on Staff Development” (Infodocket)

Call for Papers – International Symposium Defining the Museum of the 21st century: Latin American experiences (ICOM)

TfL builds digital archive to preserve London history (ILI365)

Read ebooks? I’m collecting data for my MA final project – if you have a spare minute, it would be much appreciated (Chris Ratcliffe)

Libreture Will Host Your eBook Library Online for £3 per Month (The Digital Reader)

EFF has appealed the W3C’s decision to make DRM for the web without protections (Boingboing)

Research Tools: New Website Devoted To Georgia Historic Newspapers Available from the Digital Library of Georgia (Infodocket)

“E-book Usage: Counting the Challenges and Opportunities” (Digital Scholarship)

Library of Congress and the National Archives say they have joined the PDF Association (Talking New Media)

Brooklyn Academy of Music Digitizes 70,000 Objects Spanning 150 Years of Performance (Hyperallergic)

American #Archive of Public #Broadcasting (AAPB) Releases New Online Exhibit About the TV Newsmagzine (Infodocket)

Explorations of a Very-large-screen (D-Lib)

Digital Preservation Capacity and Practice: 2nd Bi-annual National Digital Stewardship Alliance Storage Survey (D-Lib)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Scroll to top