eBook, eLibrary, and ePublishing News For the Week Ending July 20

bibaI am the former Editor-in-Chief of TeleRead, the Internet’s first blog devoted to ebooks.  I now run a curated Twitter feed devoted to ebooks, elibraries, and epublishing.

This is a listing of those feeds for the week ending July 20th.  A new listing will be published on No Shelf Required each Monday morning.

If you are interested in following the feed in real time, follow me @paulkbiba. — Paul Biba


Publishers Should Start Selling eBooks on Bittorrent http://t.co/3tCUdbPica

E-Books in a Kenyan Library Increase Patronage http://t.co/d8yt9gLN8X

30,000 New E-Books in Ghana’s Volta Region http://t.co/Q9mAFqTYls

Worldreader 2013 Annual Report Now Live! http://t.co/IfBqLbgfHA

Media’s old guard fights back against Amazon and Google http://t.co/bDkJDcEKvy

DRM-free indie ebooks outsell DRM-locked ones 2:1 http://t.co/2E9UH6sYAT

Iceland Reads: The country of 320,000 punches well above its literary weight class | National Post http://t.co/RgaDFJi1Kg

Google Authorship Changes: What You Need to Know http://t.co/yW2WZ0vUYb

How To Tell If Amazon’s Netflix For Books Is For You goo.gl/IKvEqI

Is Kindle Unlimited Bad for Authors? goo.gl/AXjpiF

Authors Will Soon Be Able to Sell their eBooks on Facebook goo.gl/uLt9Bx

ebrary to retire mobile app in August goo.gl/TCdE1j

Amazon Fire Phone and AT&T data plan costs — quick info from forums on what customers have found. bit.ly/kwp0718

When Amazon Acts Like A Start-up: Why Amazon Has Entered The Ebook … – goo.gl/news/suwW

Young Readers Power Ebook Growth goo.gl/bISpkj

Kindle Unlimited: 600,000 ebooks and 7000+ audiobooks for $9.99 goo.gl/vTMwAQ

Sony Begins Selling 13.3 Inch Digital Paper e-Reader Directly goo.gl/rbnkSI

TidBITS: The Birth of the Ebook goo.gl/f9gFzj

Aquafadas Releases New Version of Digital Publishing System, E-Reader goo.gl/H1oJiP

Oyster, Scribd Comment on Kindle Unlimited goo.gl/j3mj3Q

Ebook Revenues up 5.1% Across U.S. Trade Publishers in First Quarter 2014 goo.gl/7oksP6

Smashwords Preorders goo.gl/7ibyWQ

How to read PDF files in the iPad Kindle App goo.gl/gjZVK3

Orphan works in the UK: a caring home at last? http://t.co/jIkd0kTnuN

OK, EU chiefs, 3 years of copyright wrangling – let’s get it sorted. Now this white paper… DOH! goo.gl/NMTC4z

Kindle Book Pricing and How the Big Guys Don’t Get It. goo.gl/9PB4y1

Publishing Picasso in the “Infinite Real Estate of Digital” goo.gl/W6Ju9l

Libraries battle bed bugs in books goo.gl/U1vQ3R

Could Penguin Beat Amazon at Book Subscriptions? – Businessweek goo.gl/efNEDt

DC Public #Library and @MapStory Partner to #Digitize More Than 8,000 Historical #Maps of Washington, DC ow.ly/zf5UB

US Digital Comics Sales Reached $90 Million in 2013 goo.gl/L0mF58

BREAKING: Apple agrees to pay $450 million to settle price-fixing suit goo.gl/QlC47I

Amazon is testing “Kindle Unlimited,” an ebook subscription service for $9.99/month goo.gl/mHOFH2

RIAA Copyright Pressure Silences Historical Radio Archive goo.gl/efqO3F

Mexico’s Manuvo: Building Book Apps for Spanish Readers http://t.co/8D5fPAcYKe

Mexico: Naay – Manuvo’s Library Ebook Platform for Kids http://t.co/zT4KME3Gkd

Adobe and Google debut open source typeface family spanning Chinese, Japanese and Korean http://t.co/8iZDH5w275

The Library That Kept Darwin Company for Five Years Reconstructed and is online http://t.co/EhILBWaPXS

Economist: Piracy has no effect on box office results http://t.co/OMMLQKSdbu

It is hard for publishers to apply even Harvard B School advice in their struggle with Amazon http://t.co/Ei7z3ces3J

Deal: Our favorite e-book reader, the Kindle Paperwhite, is down to a really low price, $85 refurbished (from $110). http://t.co/RbOjk3PZw4

EBSCO ebooks adds arabic titles from the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research http://t.co/BweAJcqqBO

Kobo Adds Dr. Seuss Titles to Kids Store http://t.co/k9XDt281VW

BlueFire Releases New Windows Reader http://t.co/yuHkRUoM2f

File-Sharing Doesn’t Hurt Box Office Revenue, Research Finds http://t.co/iIrnGttAew

Scribd Launches Windows Phone 8 Reading App – Revises iOS and Android http://t.co/j0R9Vcngpt

Mantano eBook App for Android, IOS Updated with Support for Epub3 http://t.co/IMCqyoRiYo

How to Change Your Book’s Amazon Categories http://t.co/7sXbbyKgaJ

Princeton University Press Launches Princeton Legacy Library, Over 1200 Digitized OOP Titles Available Today http://t.co/VZU0ZYQxCl

thought you might like this piece on indie writers weighing the pros and cons of eBook categorization http://t.co/kW23LUZtwG

Kobo Gives Libraries 5$ for Every Customer They Refer http://t.co/bMU1jQ5gze

Kids Ebook Subscription Service Epic! Adds National Geographic and Andrews McMeel Content http://t.co/3NJITdoQ44

E-Content and First Sale http://t.co/ywVrpm64hF

Kobo Rolls Out Firmware Update for Aura, Glo, Aura HD http://t.co/k5iz2i8Q71

iFlipd’s Rental/Sharing eBook App Has Potential for eBook Discovery http://t.co/GOC9Jj4OMH

Kobo added to Affiliate Partnership Program for U.S., U.K., Canada and Australia http://t.co/l8FUe6aAKg

Sony Digital Paper Makes Its Way into Law School Libraries http://t.co/6WF4AU8l2W

Review: Kobo Books for Windows Phone http://t.co/a9in3PDG7I

Elites or freedom fighters: How the Amazon-Hachette battle took on the rhetoric of class warfare http://t.co/stwqGVddqW

Breaking Free – What Happened When I Left KDP Select http://t.co/BVRN8YLnF3

Kindle Unlimited and the Library Community: Facts and Some Thoughts http://t.co/EuadKnB3FP