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eBook, eLibrary and ePublishing news compilation for week ending Sunday, June 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. Click on the article name to go to the original article. A new listing will be published on No Shelf Required each Sunday night.

If you are interested in following the feed in real time, follow me on Twitter: @paulkbiba — Paul Biba
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Amazon Changes the Structure of KDP Select

Onyx inkBOOK has e Ink Carta Screen and Runs Android Apps

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Califa and Total Boox announce new agreement

This just in:

June, 17, 2015 (New York, Tel Aviv) — Total Boox, a revolutionary ebook service for libraries, and Califa, the largest library network in California, are pleased to announce a groundbreaking agreement, which will make Total Boox’s collection of over 40,000 ebooks available to 32 libraries in California, including San Francisco, San Jose, Oakland, and Santa Clara Public Libraries. Continue reading Califa and Total Boox announce new agreement

eBook, eLibrary and ePublishing news compilation for week ending Sunday, June 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. Click on the article name to go to the original article. A new listing will be published on No Shelf Required each Sunday night.

If you are interested in following the feed in real time, follow me on Twitter: @paulkbiba — Paul Biba
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Hermann Zapf Dies at 96

On the Dastardly Evil of Proprietary eBook Formats and the Inherent Righteousness of Industry Standard Formats

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Total Boox brings top travel brands to libraries

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On the heels of its recent agreements with Lonely Planet, Berlitz, and Insight Guides, Total Boox is giving librarians free access to its entire collection this summer. Librarians may sign up for a free trial today and download all ebooks for free through the end of July, enjoying the same benefits as if they were patrons of Total Boox’ customer libraries. Details below. Continue reading Total Boox brings top travel brands to libraries

eBook, eLibrary and ePublishing news compilation for week ending Sunday, June 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. Click on the article name to go to the original article. A new listing will be published on No Shelf Required each Sunday night.

If you are interested in following the feed in real time, follow me on Twitter: @paulkbiba — Paul Biba
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Statistics: U.S. E-Book Sales Down 6% in 2014 According to PubTrack Digital/Nielsen

Why Proprietary Ebook Formats Work
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eBook, eLibrary and ePublishing news for week ending Sunday, May 31

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. Click on the article name to go to the original article. A new listing will be published on No Shelf Required each Sunday night.

If you are interested in following the feed in real time, follow me on Twitter: @paulkbiba — Paul Biba
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How to Price Your Work on Amazon

Google Play Books Publisher Program Has Been Closed
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eBook, eLibrary and ePublishing News for Week Ending Sunday, May 24

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. Click on the article name to go to the original article. A new listing will be published on No Shelf Required each Sunday night.

If you are interested in following the feed in real time, follow me on Twitter: @paulkbiba — Paul Biba
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Apple Releases iBooks Author Starter Kit

Digital Content: hoopla Launches Ebooks and Shares List of All Content Provider

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eBook, eLibrary, and ePublishing News Summary For the Week Ending Sunday, May 17

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. Click on the article name to go to the original article. A new listing will be published on No Shelf Required each Sunday night.

If you are interested in following the feed in real time, follow me on Twitter: @paulkbiba — Paul Biba
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The New York Times reboots NYT Now as a free app with a new look

Why all-you-can-read subscriptions need curation

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eBook, eLibrary, and ePublishing News Summary For the Week Ending Sunday, May 10

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. Click on the article name to go to the original article. A new listing will be published on No Shelf Required each Sunday night.

If you are interested in following the feed in real time, follow me on Twitter: @paulkbiba — Paul Biba
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Macmillan Partners with BitLit on Ebook Bundling

Total Boox and BlueInk Review bring notable self-published books to libraries
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Landmark agreement between Total Boox and BlueInk Review brings notable self-published books to libraries

May 4, 2015. Denver, CO & New York, NY – BlueInk Review has entered into a groundbreaking partnership with Total Boox, an ebook distributor to libraries, to offer select self-published titles for inclusion in library catalogs nationwide. This represents one of the first serious attempts at integrating vetted self-published titles into the mainstream operations of libraries across the county.

“We are thrilled to be part of this venture, which acknowledges that self-publishing is here to stay and that carefully selected titles deserve a spot in libraries alongside traditionally published books,” said Patti Thorn, a managing partner of BlueInk Review. Continue reading Landmark agreement between Total Boox and BlueInk Review brings notable self-published books to libraries