Paul Biba’s eBook, eLibrary, eMuseum and ePublishing news compilation for week ending Friday, November 17

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.

#NYLA2017 : Big Question, Big Data, and HathiTrust (Hurst)

Why, in 2017 in the second largest internet country on the planet, are India’s publishers still partying like it’s 2009? (The New Publishing Standard)

Pearson Closes DRM-Free eBookstore, Will Delete All eBooks From Customers’ Account (The Digital Reader)

VitalSource and Al Manhal Collaborate for Increased Access to Digital Learning Materials in Middle East (Businesswire)

Micro-aggregators in Africa rise to meet demand from authors (The New Publishing Standard)

New models for open digital collections? By Paola Marchionni (Insights)

Draft2Digital sees a “very large spike” as Pronoun authors migrate. (The New Publishing Standard)

#ARTLOVERS !! free access to tons of awesome digitized art books from the Solomon R. #Guggenheim Collection ??? via @internetarchive ENJOY! ? (Internet Archive)

Lancement de Box Ebook des coffrets physiques de livres numériques (Idboox)

Art & Artists: New Digital Archive of Picasso’s “Guernica” Opens Online (Infodocket)

VitalSource and Al Manhal collaborate to bring digital content from over 450 publishers to learners in the Middle East (No Shelf Required)

The Egon Schiele Catalogue Raisonné Will Soon Be Accessible Online (Artnet)

New Research Article: “Why Doesn’t Everyone Love Reading e-Books?” (Infodocket)

The Quantum Storey Company Launches World’s First Virtual Reality Book Series Exclusively at Walmart (PRnewswire)

Two Million Wondrous Nature Illustrations Put Online by The Biodiversity Heritage Library (Open Culture)

New York Times Co. CEO sets sights on a future without print (Talking New Media)

Kindle Unlimited Funding Pool Jumped in October 2017 (The Digital Reader)

TrueLake Enters China’s Fast-Growing Audiobook Market with Blockbuster Novels by Stephen King, Dan Brown and George R.R. Martin (Businesswire)

Buk Lets You Create Shareable Links into the Contents of Your Book (The Digital Reader)

Digital Collection: Stanford’s Hoji Shinbun Project Digitizes Prewar Japanese American Newspapers (Infodocket)

Creating eReading Rooms for your library community (Overdrive)

Le groupe d’édition Bonnier refrène son service d’autopublication (Actualitte)

Volume Brings Online Publishing to Art Book World – Fine Books & Collections Magazine (blog) (Google News)

Asking members to support its journalism (no prizes, no swag), The Guardian raises more reader revenue than ad dollars (Nieman Lab)

How to back up Kindle books to a computer – step-by-step guides (Ebook Friendly)

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