Paul Biba’s eBook, eLibrary and ePublishing news compilation for week ending Sunday, January 3

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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Overdrive: The top 10 support questions you’ll get during the holiday season (and how to answer them) https://t.co/Xb3DZsankD

The British Museum Is Now Open To Everyone: Take a Virtual Tour and See 4,634 Artifacts https://t.co/K6pcPWVMey

U.S. Copyright Office Announces DMCA “Operation” Study https://t.co/6nSPngXvlq

Univ of Southern Maine: Osher Map Library Digitizing its Rare Globe Collection Users Can Manipulate Globes Online https://t.co/AHNpfdIZ8G

Northwestern University Engineering Students Fix Common Glitch in Digitization of Books Published Before 1700 https://t.co/mvLx73iW8W

Joe Wikert: The ebook value proposition problem https://t.co/6KcbixLArZ

Kobo has created a new e-book section for Wattpad https://t.co/WEOSUcB8Rq

Will Ebooks Eventually Replace Print Completely? Oxford Debate transcript https://t.co/Z4GKD507VG

Literary Journal: Complete, Searchable Digital Archive of the “Jewish Book Annual” Now Available Online https://t.co/DwkNItVakM

Thousands of digital textbooks from Springer are now available for free https://t.co/lbz95ssWSg

Netherlands: Amsterdam Court Rules Anne Frank’s Diary Can Be Used For Research Purposes https://t.co/avqfOyggup

U.S. Copyright Office Launches Study on Impact and Effectiveness of DMCA “Safe Harbor” Provisions https://t.co/DoFI52W0EL

Amazon Fire HD 10 Review https://t.co/ohDysCqfC1

Publisher strategy of propping up print by killing #ebook sales is hurting their authors but helping indies. https://t.co/v0JuxEBA9N

.@nytimes Launches New Sci-Fi Book Column https://t.co/1AxxGhxD0H https://t.co/XQeDfgFmEq

British Library Digitizing Huge Royal Atlas, Part of George III Digitization Project https://t.co/LT3JElxAZC

Smashwords Year in Review 2015 and Plans for 2016 https://t.co/mUrVzfnYU1

New Material Enters Public Domain (Except in the United States) https://t.co/xJGH0h46QP

Soundtracked eBooks Are Still a Stunt, and Not (Yet) The Future of eBooks https://t.co/MD2pI3ziFQ

The 110 most useful URLs for Kindle owners https://t.co/h4YBXK6pjJ @paulKBiba @crave @laurahazardowen @KindleJournal @yahoonews

Kobo Launches a Kids Reading App for Android https://t.co/az005ymW4x

iPhone and iPad prices go up in Germany due to country’s private copying fees https://t.co/z0mzRxO5VK

Publisher ambivalence to e-book ‘Daily Deals’ proves they badly need a reality check https://t.co/i9QyXKUEg7

Canva’s Ultimate Guide to Font Pairing https://t.co/VDWd3Muafn

X-Rays Expose a Hidden Medieval Library,by Erik Kwakkel @erik_kwakkel / medieval books https://t.co/LzuFRFJKR6