Paul Biba’s eBook, eLibrary, eMuseum and ePublishing news compilation for week ending Friday, November 10

Paul Biba’s eBook, eLibrary, eMuseum and ePublishing news compilation for week ending Friday, November 10 Link Post Morning Coffee

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.

Reference: “Repaired and Digitized World War I Illinois National Guard Maps Now Available Online” (Infodocket)

Le Volumen de LABOréal : une approche numérique des œuvres littéraires (Actualitte)

How German Readers Find and Choose Ebooks – A Survey (Indies Go German)

KPMG : un baromètre 2017 de l'offre de livres numériques en France (Aldus)

Bookeen’s Saga is a middling Kindle alternative with a built-in case (Techcrunch)

Le MIT numérise les archives personnelles de Noam Chomsky (Actualitte)

A new study shows that students prefer to read digitally but they learn more from print textbooks (No Shelf Required)

Last week to submit your #EuropeanaGrants proposal! All the details & submission form here: (Europeana)

#Africa. When will the Big 5 North American ebook retailers wake up and smell the coffee? (The New Publishing Standard)

Exact Editions now has a Library Advisory Board (Exact Editions)

L'Encyclopédie de Diderot et d'Alembert disponible intégralement en ligne (Actualitte)

'We're told to be grateful we even have readers': pirated ebooks threaten the future of book series (The Guardian)

EBSCO Information Services Introduces Two New Magazine Archives: U.S. News & World Report and Esquire (LISwWire)

LISWire: FOLIO Community Expands with the Addition of Jisc (LISWire)

EBSCO Information Services’ Creates Expanded Discovery & Access Models around Theses and Dissertations (LISWire)

Betty Boop Cartoon collection @internetarchive (Internet Archive)

New Report: “The OA Effect: How Does Open Access Affect the Usage of Scholarly Books?” (Infodocket)

2,000+ Impressionist, Post-impressionist & Early Modern Paintings Now Free Online, Thanks to the Barnes Foundation (Open Culture)

Bibliothèque – Emprunter ebooks et livres imprimés à la plage (Idboox)

Cathay Pacific partners with PressReader to bring newspapers and magazines to passengers (Talking New Media)

Tencent’s online publishing arm set to raise $1B in Hong Kong IPO (Techcrunch)

New high-resolution scan of medieval Aberdeen Bestiary (Boingboing)

Tolino Launches a Very Limited eBook Subscription Service, Tolino Select (The Digital Reader)

GPO and Library of Congress Announce Digital Release of Historical Congressional Record for 1891-1911 (Infodocket)

Sharjah Public Library Launches the United Arab Emirates first eBook Collection (Feedpress)

A Digital Archive of the Earliest Illustrated Editions of Dante’s Divine Comedy (1487-1568) (Open Culture)

En Chine, le concurrent du Kindle, China Literature, explose les compteurs (Actualitte)

University of Maryland Libraries Awarded CLIR Grant to Help Digitize Rare Audio (Infodocket)

Pronoun, an ebook service for writers, shuts down (Techcrunch)

Google Is Now Accepting Indie Authors into Play Books (Sometimes, And Only If You Ask Nice) (The Digital Reader)

Advanced Self-Publishing Salon w/ Orna Ross & Joanna Penn November 2017 (Self Publishing Advice)

OverDrive supplies the UAE's first digital library. (The New Publishing Standard)

DBW News: - first speakers announced, including The Return of Data Gu- first exhibit announced: The @Novel_Effect Interactive Reading Room- breakout tracks announced- tickets now on sale- exhibit hall registration opens 12/4 (Digital Book World)

Un modèle “type PNB” pour les livres audio en bibliothèque (Actualitte)

How to Market eBooks to Libraries (Smashwords)

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