Paul Biba’s eBook, eLibrary, eMuseum and ePublishing news compilation for week ending Friday, September 23

Paul Biba’s eBook, eLibrary, eMuseum and ePublishing news compilation for week ending Friday, September 23 Link Post Morning Coffee

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.

Smashwords Implements New Classifications for Erotic Fiction (Smashwords)

Beware the Pod, er, Book People (The Digital Reader)

Kindle Unlimited Funding Pool, Per-Page Rate Up in August 2017 (The Digital Reader)

Brazil Adopts Open Licensing in National Textbook Program, Requirement Will Begin in 2019 (Infodocket)

Remarkable E-ink Writing Slate Reviews – Great Tablet, But Not Ready for Prime Time (The Digital Reader)

What the “Book People” Won’t Tell You: Print is Dead (The Digital Reader)

AI transforms discoverability of 17th and 18th century manuscripts using handwritten text recognition (No Shelf Required)

A Master List of 1,300 Free Courses From Top Universities: 45,000 Hours of Audio/Video Lectures (Open Culture)

World Wide Web Consortium abandons consensus, standardizes DRM with 58.4% support, EFF resigns (BoingBoing)

Google Search Now Includes Direct Links From Results Pages to Borrow Ebooks From (Some) Libraries (Infodocket)

New Zealand: Students Develop Interactive App the Recommends Library Books Based on Emotions (Infodocket)

Apple launches iOS 11 with redesigned App Store, deals a final blow to digital edition apps (Talking New Media)

6.5 Million Students Still Lack the Connectivity Needed to Take Advantage of Digital Learning (Infodocket)

Amazon Updates the Fire HD 10 Tablet with a Lower Price and a 1080p Display (The Digital Reader)

Library of Congress Labs Goes Live, a “Place to Encourage Innovation with LC Digital Collections” (Infodocket)

LISWire: Brill Launches New Journal: Journal of African Military History (LISWire)

BiblioTech (First All-Digital Public Library in U.S.) “Continues to Grow Digital Reach in Fourth Year Of Operation” (Infodocket)

Wizards of the Coast to Launch Dungeons & Dragons eBook App (The Digital Reader)

Progress Technologies eOneBook (E-Ink-Info)

Smithsonian Design Museum Digitizes 200,000 Objects, Giving You Access to 3,000 Years of Design Innovation & History (Open Culture)

Lies, Damn Lies, and Book People Statistics (The Digital Reader)

EU withheld a study that shows piracy doesn't hurt sales (Engadget)

It’s Official – B&N Has Thrown in the Towel on the Nook (The Digital Reader)

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