Paul Biba’s eBook, eLibrary, eMuseum and ePublishing news compilation for week ending Friday, September 30

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.

Middle Schoolers Help Transcribe, Digitize Rare Historical Newspapers | (Library Journal)

The Los Angeles Times tops 105,000 in digital subscriptions (Boston Globe: 90,000. Minnesota’s Star-Tribune? 50,000) (The Street)

OpenStax partners with Katalyst to deliver free textbooks to Poland

Hamilton Mania Inspires the Library of Congress to Put 12,000 Alexander Hamilton Documents Online (Open Culture)

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

Hurricane Relief Bookstore: DRM-free science fiction ebooks to benefit Houston, the Caribbean, and Florida (BoingBoing)

BBC is putting hundreds of classic TV programmes on iPlayer (Engadget)

Stanford University Press Pioneering Digital Academic Publishing Through Innovative Program (Infodocket)

E-books in academic libraries:results of a survey carried out in Sweden & Lithuania,by Elena Maceviciute et al/IR (Information Research)

EU is voting on ‘dysfunctional’ copyright proposal October 10 (The Next Web)

Don’t try too hard to look cool (and other lessons from European newsrooms’ digital experiments) (Nieman Labs)

Photo Archive Lets You Download 4,300 High-Res Photographs of the Historic Normandy Invasion (Open Culture)

Enhanced All-New Fire HD 10″ tablet due Oct 11, 2017. What are its features? (Kindleworld)

The Progress Technologies eOneBook is a Dual-Screen Manga eReader (The Digital Reader)

GPO and LC Release Digitized Bound Congressional Record for the 1920s Now Available Online (Infodocket)

50 shades of grisaille (British Library)

Unlocking the digital potential of scholarly monographs in 21st century research,by Margo Bargheer, et al. /Liber Q… (Liber Quarterly)

Kindle Unlimited Is Not Here to Make Friends (Gene Doucette)

Explore the World’s Largest Online Database of Jewish Art, from Antiquity to Today (Hyperallergic)

11th-century herbal remedy guide now digitized and online (BoingBoing)

Library of Congress Announces Debut of Federal Courts Web Archive (Infodocket)

AAP Reports Hell Hath Frozen Over: Publisher eBook Revenue Up in May 2017 (The Digital Reader)

People Are Weird About Books, and Attempts to “Improve” or “Fix” Books in a Web Browser Prove it (The Digital Reader)

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