Paul Biba’s eBook, eLibrary, eMuseum and ePublishing news compilation for week ending Friday, October 20

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

How to add Google Play to the Fire 7, Fire HD 8, and new Fire HD 10 (Teleread)

Albert Einstein Gets a Museum in Jerusalem (Artnet)

University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon U. Researchers Redevelop Software For Academic Publishing (Infodocket)

LSU Libraries Develops New Platform For Louisiana Digital Library, Based on Islandora Open-Source Software (Infodocket)

Book Review: EU Intellectual Property Law and Policy (Ipkitten)

The Boston Public Library Will Digitize & Put Online 200,000+ Vintage Records (Open Culture)

London Book Fair Adds Audiobooks to International Excellence Awards (Publishing Perspectives)

Once Reviled in Education, Wikipedia Now Embraced By Many Professors (Edsurge)

Smithsonian Launches Kickstarter Campaign to Fund “Anthology of Hip-Hop and Rap” (9 CDs and 300-Page Book) (Infodocket)

Traditional publishing CEOs are happy to sell fewer ebooks (Teleread)

Wattpad’s storytelling app, now with 60M monthly users, adds a subscription service (Techcrunch)

UK: JISC Releases Outcomes From First Group Purchasing of Digital Archival Collections Pilot, Pilot Two Coming Soon (Infodocket)

Wattpad’s new premium tier gets ads out of the way of your fanfic (Infodocket)
Did you know you can use @google web search to find #ebooks in your local public #library? (Ebook Friendly)

Staffing for Effective Digital Preservation 2017: An NDSA Report (Digital Scholarship)

Google boost Africa’s internet prospects. Ebooks to follow? (The New Publishing Standard)

eReader Market Forecast for 2018 (January to June) (The Digital Reader)

Internet Archive Hopes to Help Libraries Make Available Books Once Thought Trapped By Copyright (Edsurge)

New Digital Archive Puts Online 4,000 Historic Images of Rome: The Eternal City from the 16th to 20th Centuries (Open Culture)

From eBooks to cBooks – new eBook format combining the best of book and film in an exciting new story platform (Talking New Media)

Introducing the Smart Author Podcast by Smashwords (Smashwords)

Swedish University Launches Digital Archive Of Nazi Concentration Camp Survivor Testimonies (Infodocket)

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