Paul Biba’s eBook, eLibrary, eMuseum and ePublishing news compilation for week ending Friday, February 2

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.

A mammoth list of Digitised Manuscripts hyperlinks (British Library)

Digital Collections: 1200 Film Programs in the Digital Library of the University of Lodz (Infodocket)

Bookeen Partner Carre-Four Shut Down its eBook Division, Nolim (The Digital Reader)

Piracy Can Help Music Sales of Many Artists, Research Shows (Torrentfreak)

Free: Download 10,000+ Master Drawings from The Morgan Library & Museum’s Online Collection (Open Culture)

e-Book Cover Design Awards, December 2017 (The Book Designer)

Czech Publisher Grada Opens Bookport, an Ebook Subscription Platform (Publishing Perspectives)

Virginia Woolf’s Personal Photo Album Digitized & Put Online by Harvard: See Candid Snapshots of Woolf, Her Family, and Friends from the Bloomsbury Group (Open Culture)

Congratulations to DAISY for releasing Ace, a publishing tool to facilitate accessibility in content in new ways. (PRWeb)

Digitization Projects: University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center Makes Available Records of Appalachian Social Justice Organizations, Access Online (Infodocket)

Boston Public Library Launches a Crowdsourced Project to Transcribe 40,000 Documents from Its Anti-Slavery Collection: You Can Now Help (Open Culture)

Now Available: Landmark Audiovisual Preservation Document (IASA-TC 03) Revised and Republished (Infodocket)

JK Rowling’s “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” is Coming Out as a Kindle in Motion eBook (The Digital Reader)

La lecture numérique en mobilité en ce début 2018? (À propos de l’étude ”Etat des lieux: l’usage d’Internet, des réseaux et du mobile en France”), par Hervé Bienvault (Aldus 2006)

Research Article: “The Right to Be Forgotten and Implications on Digital Collections: A Survey of ARL Member Institutions on Practice and Policy” (Preprint) (Infodocket)

A flurry of activity in the long-stagnant e-book market (Melville House)

Making a landing today: over 50 medieval manuscripts and printed books now on #DiscoveringLiterature. Explore literary treasures from Beowulf to the legends of King Arthur (British Library)

Habitudes de lecture en Espagne : le livre évolue bien en 2017 (Actualitte)

Research Tools: New York State Slavery Records Index/Database Launched by John Jay College (Infodocket)

Digitized Maps Online: Library of Congress Geography & Map Division Releases Latest Issue of “New Maps This Month!” (Infodocket)

A Prototype of the Digital Library of the Middle East Now Live Online (Infodocket)

14 Apps That Help You Make eBooks (The Digital Reader)

New: Geneva Collection of Rare Early Shakespeare Books Goes Digital (Infodocket)

Libre Office 6.0 Now Makes Epub eBooks (The Digital Reader)

Milestones: HathiTrust Passes Six Million Open Volumes! (Library Journal)

Can This Upstart Website Become the YouTube of the Art World? (Artnet)

Face au “désengagement” de Carrefour, Bookeen défendra l’intérêt des lecteurs (Actualitte)

Des cartes ebook pour diffuser la coquine parole de l’érotisme (Actualitte)

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