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

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.

Wikimedia Research Newsletter, May 2017 (Wikimedia)

Six years later, the Financial Times is back in the App Store. (Apple still won’t get a cut of subscriptions.) (Nieman Lab)

Jisc Now Offers Digital Textbooks (The Digital Reader)

Ten search engines for researchers that go beyond Google (JISC)

Video Report: Librarian, Linguist, and Anthropologist Work Together to Preserve Rare Audio of Indigenous Languages (Infodocket)

Russian Government Figures Put Book Piracy at 25 to 30 Percent (Publishing Perspectives)

New Yorkers Can Now Stream 30,000 Free Movies, Including the Entire Criterion Collection, with Their Library Cards (Open Culture)

Digital Public Library of America to launch the Hub Network Membership program (No Shelf Required)

HarperCollins #Audiobook Catalogue Now Available as Pay-Per-Use on bibliotheca’s cloudLibrary (Infodocket)

Learnings from the #MetOpenAccess: reasons why the @metmuseum is opening up its Collections. Read our new blog: (Europeana)

Taiwan’s National Palace Museum Digitizes Collection and Makes 70,000 Hi-Res Images Available (Infodocket)

Coming Soon: “The Letters of Picasso’s Dealer and a Century’s Worth of Impressionist Archives Are Going Online” (Infodocket)

25,000+ 78RPM Records Now Professionally Digitized & Streaming Online: A Treasure Trove of Early 20th Century Music (Open Culture)

Research Tools: Hebrew University’s Center for Jewish Art Launches World’s Largest Index of Jewish Art (Infodocket)

With ‘Open Access,’ the Met Museum’s Digital Operation Has a Bona Fide Hit on Its Hands (Artnet)

Two-Thirds of Polish eBooks Users Use Kindles (The Digital Reader)

A digital archive of Soviet children’s books 1917-1953 (Kotte)

“What Happened to Google’s Effort to Scan Millions of University Library Books?” HathiTrust for one thing! (EdSurge)

Audiobooks: The state of play and the future (Teleread)

Hear Debussy Play Debussy: A Vintage Recording from 1913 (Open Culture)

Inara to Launch Ad-Funded eBook Service in September (The Digital Reader)

HyperCard On The Archive (Celebrating 30 Years of HyperCard) (Internet Archive)

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