Paul Biba’s eBook, eLibrary, eMuseum and ePublishing news compilation for week ending Friday, January 19

Paul Biba’s eBook, eLibrary, eMuseum and ePublishing news compilation for week ending Friday, January 19 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.

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

HarperCollins Settles Canadian eBook Price-Fixing Dispute, Gets a Slap on the Wrist (The Digital Reader)

Storytel goes the TV route to promote audiobooks in Spain. (The New Publishing Standard)

From the week: New in 2018, the Czech Republic Inaugurates a Tax-Deductible Book Allowance for Employees (Publishing Perspectives)

National Library of Sweden Announces Collaboration to Preserve Internet History (Infodocket)

Research Article: “The Secret Lives of Ebooks: A Paratextual Analysis Illuminates a Veil of Usage Statistics” (Infodocket)

Reading With Our Ears (The Millions)

Print is Doing So Great at Surviving eBooks That Print Sales Fell 3% in Canada in 2017 (The Digital Reader)

Public libraries reach 225 million digital checkouts in record-breaking 2017 (Overdrive)

Dutch Authors Association “Fights” Piracy By Making False Analogies to Theft (video) (The Digital Reader)

Kindle Unlimited Funding Pool Grew in December 2017 as the Per-Page Rate Passed Half a Cent (The Digital Reader)

Is Japan’s Rakuten the second biggest player in the western ebook and audiobook markets? OverDrive's 225 million digital downloads. (The New Publishing Standard)

New White Paper: “Towards a New Audiovisual Think Tank for Audiovisual Archivists and Cultural Heritage Professionals” (Infodocket)

Ebooks – Quelques chiffres sur le prêt numérique en bibliothèque (Idboox)

Best iPad and iPhone apps book lovers should try in 2018 (Ebook Friendly)

Industry Notes: Canada’s Wattpad Announces $51 Million in Funding (Publishing Perspectives)

Historical Resources: A West Coast African-American Directory From 1942 Digitized and Now Available Online (Infodocket)

Boldface now in OverDrive’s Libby ebook app: Here’s how to use it (Teleread)

HarperCollins Accidentally Makes Good Business Decision With New Vinyl Audiobook Series (The Digital Reader)

A New Digital Collection Featuring Decades of Movie Posters Goes Live Online (Infodocket)

La Bibliothèque nationale d'Espagne offre des collections d'ebooks (Actualitte)

StreetLib Releases eBook App for iOS, Android, and the Web (The Digital Reader)

The eight teams at Rakuten Kobo who look through your EPUBs, by Ben Dugas (Booknet Canada)

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