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eBook, eLibrary, and ePublishing News Summary For the Week Ending Sunday, January 25

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 tweets for the last week. 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 on Twitter: @paulkbiba — Paul Biba
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OnDemand Books Launches Redundant And Expensive Self-Pub Service http://t.co/LExTRvmXrt

Magzter Launches Magzter Gold, Offering Unlimited Access To 2,000+ Magazines For $9.99 A Month http://t.co/fBsGe2fjDh
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eBook, eLibrary, and ePublishing News Summary For the Week Ending Sunday, January 18

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 tweets for the last week. 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 on Twitter: @paulkbiba — Paul Biba
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Future Publishing in Bath in new partnership with Google http://t.co/0gOse2MW1c

Argentina’s BajaLibros Aims to Sell Ebooks to All of America http://t.co/y7fgjMjTSF
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eBook, eLibrary, and ePublishing News Summary For the Week Ending Sunday, January 11

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 tweets for the last week. 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 on Twitter: @paulkbiba — Paul Biba
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HarperCollins isn’t the only publisher to wipe Israel off the map – Washington Post (blog) http://t.co/xHwbudmdl3

Scribd Raises $22 Million Funding Round to Expand its Book Subscription Service http://t.co/AAkapj4TWX
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eBook, eLibrary, and ePublishing News Summary For the Week Ending Sunday, January 4

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 tweets for the last week. 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 on Twitter: @paulkbiba — Paul Biba
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Wattpad Releases New eBook Cover App http://t.co/H66WhSfB7u

My New Year’s resolution for Jeff Bezos: Read-aloud for E Ink Kindles—and an all-text bolding option or better http://t.co/jtE9TiZMCx

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eBook, eLibrary, and ePublishing News Summary For the Week Ending Sunday, December 28

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 tweets for the last week. 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 on Twitter: @paulkbiba — Paul Biba
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On French and German Attitudes to Book Prices http://t.co/wN4EHZKCin

A Survey of College Students Reminds Us Why eBooks Haven’t Taken Over http://t.co/GNNk5CRYG1

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eBook, eLibrary, and ePublishing News For the Week Ending Sunday, December 21

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 tweets for the last week. 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 on Twitter: @paulkbiba — Paul Biba
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E-Book Legal Restrictions Are Screwing Over Blind People http://t.co/ZL11CtFcKA

Are eBook Gift Cards on the Rise or Decline? http://t.co/pCegSfgeXi

New Research From Nielsen: Tech-Savvy Teens Remain Fans Of Print Books http://t.co/htMFkktMAl
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eBook, eLibrary, and ePublishing News For the Week Ending Sunday, December 14

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 tweets for the last week. 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 on Twitter: @paulkbiba — Paul Biba
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Kindle Needs A “Subscribe To Author” Button http://t.co/4CLhluHyzt

Copyright Law Is Being Rewritten Right Now, and You Can Help http://t.co/me2tD06cmc

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eBook, eLibrary, and ePublishing News For the Week Ending Sunday, December 7

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 tweets for the last week.  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 on Twitter: @paulkbiba — Paul Biba
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Fire Tablet Sales Up Over 3x and Kindle E-Reader Sales Up Nearly 4x on Amazon.com this Black Friday http://t.co/0ZaLRzxAMD

Finland gives up on handwriting http://t.co/C4XnlwgfBY

What’s Going on in the Library? Pt 1: Librarian Publishers May Be More Important Than You Think http://t.co/IcnNKkboDH

The Independent partners with Cengage Learning to make 25 years of alternative opinion available online http://t.co/H6j17KQFTd

Are book publishers blockbustering themselves into oblivion? by Russell Smith/The Globe and Mail http://t.co/Ziblq1oTtC

Author discontent grows as Kindle Unlimited enters its fifth month http://t.co/WHoXpXKzUu

A novel approach to box sets http://jakonrath.blogspot.com/2014/11/a-novel-approach-to-box-sets.html

No Luddite libraries here: 95 percent of U.S. libraries carry e-books http://t.co/ruEhoQvsI0

Kobo has No Plans for Audiobooks, Yet.. http://t.co/SqiwiHDXLH

Thalia Launches Audiobook Subscription Service in Germany http://t.co/dIySpFK8bw

Google Cultural Institute Adds New Digital Collections From Romania and UAE http://t.co/jSzkdXPAxD

E Ink Announces Kobo eBook Access Program http://t.co/6plWtkUXT9

Pocketbook Unveils Flexible 13.3 inch e-Reader http://t.co/FA7Ym3g3W3

No time to cook? Here’s how to make fried shrimp in just three seconds (with the right equipment) http://t.co/Wc3YwIKY5k

Amazon changes KDP terms in response to upcoming changes in EU tax laws http://t.co/fVAPmXVNaT

Thoughts on adjusting to Kindle Unlimited as an author http://t.co/jr6Q0GKNdd

Kobo Launches eBook access Program Targeting OEM http://t.co/en4viI8FkU

On eve of price-fixing appeal, iBooks negotiator Eddy Cue says he’d “do it again”–but “take better notes.” http://t.co/EE3vOiU355

Wattpad » How we’re helping Wattpad writers http://t.co/cylAGJOuvl

Findaway World Debuts the Aero e-Reader http://t.co/rgxHngy4pi

Europe – The Future of Used eBooks will be Determined December 23rd http://t.co/tSuOmSl9Xk

Kobo Extends E-book Access to More E Ink Devices http://t.co/obCdvzwjco

What’s Next for E-Textbooks? http://t.co/iffjvTw50n

eAudiobooks Debut on New 3M Cloud Library App http://t.co/BLSVEMX0pV

430 Billion Web Pages Saved….Help Us Do More! http://t.co/gg5BndJMN1

Non-Profit Group Plans to Open Omaha’s First Digital Library, Omaha Public Library Will Be a Partner http://t.co/9AKkGf6Tio

Google Books: Authors Guild and Google Meet in a Federal Appeals Court (Roundup) http://t.co/Gn4UtdVBRO

RedShelf Adds Publishers to E-Textbook Distribution Platform http://t.co/OB5NwXJGR6

Barnes & Noble and Microsoft call off their Nook partnership https://t.co/lEwjk1Fu50

Court of Justice of European Union rules libraries can digitize without permission http://t.co/IMqLtmCHdg

What Do Kids Want in Books?: INFOGRAPHIC http://t.co/6ePTWZYVma

On a personal note, my daughter, a science writer, wrote an article that just made the cover of Newsweek. Proud dad! http://t.co/Xvz4BnEuag

iVerse digital Comics Plus app updated with support for PDF, CBZ, CBR http://t.co/mDKZqukjxf

Wal-Mart Should Buy Barnes & Noble http://t.co/z2wDjKq0Jp

Medieval Spam: The Oldest Advertisements for Books http://t.co/MtEJThL366

Google Adds Hindi And Indonesian Support To Text-To-Speech Engine http://t.co/DjQtKXlVUp

Digital Einstein Papers Launches on Tizra http://t.co/dYfCuDPbVr

6 reasons UK magazines are struggling online http://t.co/hlPkcBXeeU

Decorative Typography Inspired by the Art Deco Movement http://t.co/5zBkKPBFpc

A Little-Known Way To Be Paid While You Write http://t.co/J5z9APvVYE

Hachette had an eBookstore which could go head-to-head with Amazon, but they won’t launch it http://t.co/M82IPcUuER

Apple on trial: company execs say DRM was forced on them by record labels http://t.co/2JjCyOHrnu

“DCL Ebook Report, December 2014” American Libraries Magazine – The magazine of the American Library Association – http://t.co/8M8XXxzQXP

New Zealand Libraries Loan out 800,000 e-Books in 2013 http://t.co/7WwPgkM1Vl

Inaugural Kobo Book Report Reveals Top eReading Trends from 2014 http://t.co/xrP1TSpGK7

E-Book Strategies: CNI Executive Roundtable Report http://t.co/JGOlNCGrQM

eBook, eLibrary, and ePublishing News For the Week Ending Sunday, November 30

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 tweets for the last week.  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 on Twitter: @paulkbiba — Paul Biba
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USA Kindle store breaks 3 million title mark http://t.co/xcq9l8AAGl

Ebooks on a Plane: HarperCollins and JetBlue Announce Partnership http://t.co/MFmvGgZBDc
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eBook, eLibrary, and ePublishing News For the Week Ending Sunday, November 23

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 last week.  A new listing will be published on No Shelf Required each Sunday.

If you are interested in following the feed in real time, follow me on Twitter: @paulkbiba — Paul Biba
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Lettering is Not Type: Clear Definitions for Commonly Misused Terms http://t.co/cEOlfe3Ui2

Hugh Howey The Book that Writes Itself http://t.co/9K86wN0Zoh
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