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Paul Biba’s eBook, eLibrary and ePublishing news compilation for week ending Sunday, February 28

Eleven Wants to Bring Back Adverts in Books http://the-digital-reader.com/2016/02/21/eleven-wants-to-revive-the-practice-of-adverts-in-books/

I didn’t want to resort to self-publishing, but it’s an exhilarating change http://www.theguardian.com/books/booksblog/2016/feb/22/i-didnt-want-to-resort-to-self-publishing-but-its-an-exhilarating-change

Continue reading Paul Biba’s eBook, eLibrary and ePublishing news compilation for week ending Sunday, February 28

eShelfâ„  Service e-book platform from Amigos

Back in November, 2015, Amigos Library Services announced the launch of their new eShelfâ„  Service e-book platform as an affordable, flexible option for libraries seeking to capitalize on their patrons’ growing use of electronic books and readers.  The full press release announcing the product is available here.

Christine Peterson, Project Manager for eShelf℠ Service, conducted a webinar earlier this month highlighting the services and features of the new platform.  The webinar recording is about 45 minutes in length.  Check it out.

Chris told me via email that “as of today, we have 61 imprints from 9 publishers, 5 libraries currently on the service (3 public and 2 academic), and 25,400 titles.”

Great job Chris and Amigos!

Paul Biba’s eBook, eLibrary and ePublishing news compilation for week ending Sunday, January 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. 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
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Elves and Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts https://t.co/1axDllQx14

Is This the Best Book Anywhere on Self-Publishing? (and Complete Pre-order Information) https://t.co/OFYBbcaPUF Continue reading Paul Biba’s eBook, eLibrary and ePublishing news compilation for week ending Sunday, January 24

Paul Biba’s eBook, eLibrary and ePublishing news compilation for week ending Sunday, January 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. 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
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Kindle Instant Preview reinforces Amazon’s dominance https://t.co/KU0wdXHZrv

Inside La Presse+ Decisive and Final Move to Digital https://t.co/VYmZC8JKJV Continue reading Paul Biba’s eBook, eLibrary and ePublishing news compilation for week ending Sunday, January 17

Paul Biba’s eBook, eLibrary and ePublishing news compilation for week ending Sunday, January 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. 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
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Did you know that Kobo Price Matches eBooks? https://t.co/OhJCW4vV4V

How Chilean Publishers Can Leverage the “Digital Opportunity” https://t.co/HnubemFA9s Continue reading Paul Biba’s eBook, eLibrary and ePublishing news compilation for week ending Sunday, January 10