Paul Biba’s eBook, eLibrary, eMuseum and ePublishing news compilation for week ending Friday, January 5

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.

Plus de 30 000 affiches, estampes et enluminures libres de droit (Aactualitte)

Les carnets secrets de #LeonarddeVinci numérisés et disponibles en ligne (Idboox)

There’s been a recent slew of standards updates, from subject codes to #ONIX, so our Bibliographic Manager Tom Richardson is here to round up all the excitement into one handy overview. (Booknet Canada)

No, Amazon Still Isn’t One of the Five Largest Bookstore Chains (The Digital Reader)

Dan Brown’s “Origin” Was the Most-Read Kindle eBook in the US This Christmas Season (The Digital Reader)

Smashwords 2017 Year in Review and 2018 Preview (Smashwords)

The Digital Reader is Now Ad-Free (The Digital Reader)

The “Kindle for Non-Fiction” Already Exists, But You Might Not Recognize It Because It’s Not a Book (The Digital Reader)

Vint Cerf on “The Role of Archives in Digital Preservation” (Infodocket)

Public Domain Day 2018 (No New Items Enter PD in the U.S.) (Infodocket)

Now Users Can Create Their Own Flipping Book from PDF with PubHTML5 – Digital Journal (Digital Journal)

Canada Activates Its Copyright Modernization Act Five-Year Review: ‘Reform measures are… (Publishing Perspectives)

Até 14 de Janeiro, encontra-se aberta a Consulta pública sobre a @Europeanaeu, a plataforma digital da UE para o património cultural. Participe aqui: (IHC)

Get your free copy of Animals in The Great War: an eBook that uses openly licensed resources from @Europeana1914. (Europeana)

Article: Copyright in 2018 (Hurst)

Digitization Project Complete: Digitized Bound Congressional Records Back to Issue 1 (1873) Now Available Online, Last Set of Issues Posted Today (Infodocket)

Making Manuscripts In The Middle Ages – YouTube Video from Getty Museum (LIS News)

Funding: CLIR Awarded $13.2 Million by Mellon Foundation For Three Years of Digitizing Hidden Special Collections Grants (Infodocket)

A Dozen Tools for Managing Your Kindle Notes and Highlights (The Digital Reader)

Seven Awful DRM Moments from the Year (and Two Bright Spots!): 2017 in Review (EFF)

Research Tools: New Project Makes Archive of Historic LGBT Newspaper Available Online (Infodocket)

New Book: The Charleston Briefings Publishes “Reading in a Digital Age” (Infodocket)

Plus de 600 000 oeuvres à découvrir grâce au Rijksmuseum Amsterdam (Actualitte)

Check out when books enter public domain in your country ? Worldwide map of copyright term length (Ebook Friendly)

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