Paul Biba’s eBook, eLibrary, eMuseum and ePublishing news compilation for week ending Friday, December 8

Paul Biba’s eBook, eLibrary, eMuseum and ePublishing news compilation for week ending Friday, December 8 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.

The 36 Best Blogs on the Business of Writing (The Digital Reader)

Global E-Textbook Rental Market - Cost-Effective Pricing | Technavio (Businesswire)

All other rejection letters can step down. We have a winner. (Letters of Note)

Report: “Inside the National Library of Australia’s Make-or-Break Digital Transformation” (Infodocket)

The New York Times has halved its free monthly articles to 5, its most significant paywall change since 2012 (Nieman Lab)

Issue Brief: Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons with Print Disabilities (Infodocket)

Following Storytel's India launch Sweden's audiobook subscription service prepares to take on Amazon in Italy. #audiobook @Storytel (The New Publishing Standard)

Kindle Create App Out of Beta (The Digital Reader)

Les Français piratent moins de livres numériques qu'avant (Actualitte)

Unique #music journals, periodicals & documents now available via EBSCO with release of @RIPMCenter resource (EBSCO)

Oklahoma collections are now discoverable in DPLA! A warm welcome to partners @OkStateLibrary & @OULibraries and start exploring 100K+ resources on Native American history, environmental science, experiences of generations of Oklahomans, and more: (DPLA)

(1) Higher Education: "Cengage Unlimited" Launches, On-Demand Access to ALL @Cengage Digital Higher Education Materials For One Fee & More News Headlines (Library Journal)

UK Web Archive Launches New Search Interface (Beta) (Infodocket)

New App, Litlong, Lets You Take a Literary Tour of Edinburgh: Features 50,000 Book Excerpts (Open Culture)

Hong Kong’s First Public Library Powered Self-Service Print Book Vending Machine Opens, Two More Machines Planned (Infodocket)

Papers of Florence Nightingale now digitized using Handwritten Text Recognition technology (No Shelf Required)

Cengage Launches an e-Textbook Subscription Service (The Digital Reader)

Online Images From Harry Ransom Center (U. of Texas) & University of Virginia Library Digital Collections Now Available via International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF) (Infodocket)

Complete digital archive of PN Review launched with Exact Editions (Talking New Media)

Enriching Book Metadata is Marketing in the Digital Age (Scholarly Kitchen)

Developing Europe’s Digital Platform for cultural heritage: public consultation on Europeana opens (Digital Meets Culture)

Cengage’s new e-textbook subscription service seems reasonable, but the question lingers: Who needs textbooks anymore? (No Shelf Required)

Washington State Archives’ Digital Archives Reaches 200 Millionth Record (Infodocket)

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