Paul Biba’s eBook, eLibrary, eMuseum and ePublishing news compilation for week ending Friday, October 27

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.

Digitized Rare Books: Library of Congress Introduces Rare Book and Special Collections Division Web Portal (Infodocket)

Canada’s Entertainment One Is @Wattpad’s Newest Content Partner. (Publishing Perspectives)

The PREFORMA Handbook (Digital Meets Culture)

Digital Selves (distorted or invigorated? – a podcast) (The Fourm)

Do you have a pre-war manuscript? Are you a library? DIGITIZE IT! (Melville House)

Kobo is Issuing New Credits From the eBook Antitrust Settlement (The Digital Reader)

OCLC issues 2016-2017 Annual Report (OCLC)

Historical Newspaper Digitization News From Colorado and Georgia (Infodocket)

Portugal passes the world’s first reasonable DRM law (BoingBoing)

Amazon Announces All-New Kindle App—Easier Than Ever to Read and Connect with Friends (Amazon)

“Audiobooks Don’t Count”: A Suggestion of Extreme Privilege (Bookriot)

Award-winning e-book audit signals new chapter for librarians and disabled students alike (JISC)

No One Knows Exactly How Many eBooks Indie Authors Published Last Year, Much Less ISBNs (The Digital Reader)

Accessible Archives to Finish American County Histories Collection (Newsbreaks)

National Library Board of Singapore launches the first-ever OverDrive Business Library (Overdrive)

Now Available: GPO and LC Issue Digital Release of Historical Congressional Record For 1911-1921 (Infodocket)

Amazon Launches All-New Kindle Apps for Android, Windows, iOS (The Digital Reader)

iBooks Author Conference Highlights Worries about iBooks Ecosystem (Tidbits)

Rethinking Digital Archives After the Napa Fire (Wired)

Minority Languages on the Web (Marie Lebert)

California Digital Library Releases Major Redesign of eScholarship Publishing and Repository Platform (Infodocket)

Primary Sources: Science and Medicine: Wiley Launches Wiley Digital Archives Program (Infodocket)

IBPA discusses the ins and outs e-book distribution with @jazzervedo in our May issue of the #IBPAIndependent (IBPA)

Amazon goes local down in Acapulco – will the Kindle Mexico ebook store benefit? (The New Publishing Standard)

AAP Reports Publisher eBook Revenues Down in First Half of 2017 (The Digital Reader)

6,000 Letters by Marcel Proust to Be Digitized & Put Online (Open Culture)

How Google and OverDrive are connecting readers to e-Books from your local library (Overdrive)

US libraries will continue to preserve old games (Engadget)

The Guardian says it now has 500,000 paying subscribers (Talking New Media)

From ebooks to cbooks. Do you see this format taking off? (Talking New Media)

Amazon Now Teasing Audible Audiobook Support on $79 Kindle “>The Digital Reader)

#Wattpad Insights. (The New Publishing Standard)

Smart Author Podcast Launches with Four Episodes (Smashwords)

All of JSTOR’s Open Content Now Listed on One Page, Searchable Too! (Infodocket)

Digital/Online Archive From Ireland’s National Broadcaster (RTÉ) Begins Rollout of TV News Collection (Infodocket)

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