Paul Biba’s eBook, eLibrary and ePublishing news compilation for week ending Sunday, November 22

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
Innovation is the Only Way to Increase Ebook Sales

Is It Worth Publishing E-books On Google Play Books?

When It Comes to Ebook Subscriptions, One Size Does Not Fit All!

The science behind why humans prefer printed books

A successful direct-to-consumer (D2C) model requires content and services retailers aren’t offering

The Promise (and Perils) of Digital Textbooks

Campus eBookstore Powering and Accelerating Digital Course Material Growth at University and College Bookstores

The British Library Plans to Digitize Indian Texts

Digitization Projects: UK’s Royal College of Music Digitizing Historically Significant Musical Instruments

Haruki Murakami Novels Sold in Polish Vending Machines

New ebook site offering free books, sign up for news

Great work @frickcollection: Documenting Art Collections in Gilded Age New York. Digitizing rare collections

More Evidence Of How Copyright Makes Culture Disappear In A Giant Black Hole

Google’s “Temporary” Shut Down of Its eBook Publisher Portal Approaches the Six-Month Mark

Self-Published Books Account for 18% of the US Market

Wattpad introduces new multimedia feature — Writers can add animated .GIFs, images, and videos directly in stories

Anglo-Saxon Digitisation Project Now Underway

Exploiting the Full Potential of the EPUB3 Format

Web Tools: Amazon Launches Free, Cloud-Based, Screenwriting Software (Storywriter)

New Audiobook Distribution Service ‘Author’s Republic’ Offers Wide Exposure & New Options for Authors & Publishers

Publishers, here’s how to train customers to buy e-books from younot just Amazon No DRM among possible enticements

Happy 8th Birthday Kindle! Debuts Self-Publishing Tool

Alan Moore Advises New Writers to Self-Publish Because Big Publishers Suck

HarperCollins is courting indie authors

Digital Publishing is still in its infancy in Saudi Arabia

Poland: New Copyright Law in Heralds New Era for Libraries

Haruki Murakami Wins Hans Christian Andersen Prize

You can read all these great stats for free in the the Canadian Book Buyer 2015!

The Radiance of the French Renaissance in Miniature

New Yorker Launches a New Digital Novella Program

More Ebooks Available Across State via a New Wyoming State Library/University of Wyoming Libraries Partnership

Author’s Republic is New Distribution Service,by Nate Hoffelder

How Indie Authors Can Use Preorders to Crack the Bestseller Lists

Jump in the Convertible: Ebook Conversion Tools

NYPL announces a partnership with Bookshare, making 370,000 accessible e-books free to those with print disabilities

Free e-books from Danish public libraries are a smashing hit

Kids and DIY e-books: A powerful tool to engage students in reading and writing

Price, Value, eBooks, and Kindle Unlimited