Paul Biba’s eBook, eLibrary and ePublishing news compilation for week ending Sunday, December 27

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

Digital Comics: Successful, Accessible, and Ruining How We Read Comics?

e-Book Cover Design Awards, November 2015 (The Book Designer)

Using ebooks to connect with indirect customers

EBSCO Information Services Donates Digital Content to Worldreader to Support Literacy in the Developing World

On Digital Comics Ruining How We Read Comics

German machine vends books in exchange for unwanted presents

New Digital Archive Online: Fordham University Launches “Bronx Black History Archives”

Gary just posted “Checkout EBSCO eBooks to your computer for offline reading” to the blog

Wattpad brings a trove of free books and stories to Windows Phone

The Ebook Retail Universe

New ALA Report: “After Access: #Libraries and Digital Empowerment: Building Digitally Inclusive Communities”

Beware of Sony eBook Gift Cards

New Manuscripts From the National Library of Greece Digitized and Now Online Launches Windows 10 App

Print book sales are up, but don’t start celebrating just yet via @FortuneMagazine

The War on Christmas Cards: Dead Robins, Used Paperclips, and Other Secular Greetings

Caleb Mason of @Publerati argues that B&N will file for bankruptcy sooner than most think:

Updated guides on how to install non-Amazon apps + playing Flash, to cover Year 2015 Amazon Fire tablets. #kindle

Smashwords 2016 Book Publishing Industry Predictions: Myriad Opportunities amid a Slow Growth Environment

Amazon thinks self-publishing is the key to growth in India

Sorry, librarians: You still don’t ‘get’ e-booksespecially their potential as literacy boosters. Read this study!

Several recent Amazon changes in features + new offerings (a lot) for their Fire tablets and Cloud storage. #kindle

How to Speed Read in Reading Apps on Android

Kobo reveals the types of e-books Australians Love

e-Books help overcome Book Censorship in the Middle East,by Michael Kozlowski @Goodereadermike

Authenticity Amidst Change:Preservation & Access Framework for Digital Art Objects,Chelcie Juliet Rowell/ The Signal

ŹRT @infodocket: University of Kansas Researchers Developing Digital Archive of WWI Poetry by American Immigrants