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Paul Biba’s eBook, eLibrary, eMuseum and ePublishing news compilation for week ending Saturday, January 7 | The Digital Reader
Editor's Note: The following is a compilation of tweets from @PaulKBiba, the former editor of Teleread. 2017 Book Industry Predictions: Intrigue and Angst amid Boundless Opportunity (Smashwords) Smashwords Year in Review 2016 and 2017 Preview (Smashwords) Happy Public Domain Day: here's what American's don't get this year, thanks to retroactive copyright term extension (BoingBoing) Duobook Lets Readers Listen to an Audiobook Exactly Where They Stopped Reading, or Vice Versa (The Digital Reader) 2016 is the year EFF set out to kill all the DRM in the world forever. (Electronic Frontier Foundation) Rakuten Kobo in Deal to Acquire Tolino from Deutsche Telecom – Wait, What? (The Digital Reader) Looking Back at 2016: Important Publishing Developments Authors Should Know (Jane Friedman) Online Resource: Tar Heel Reader Approaches 10 Million Books Read (Infodocket) Four Questions on the Kobo-Deutsche Telecom Deal (The Digital Reader) Automated book-culling software drives librarians to create fake patrons to "check out" endangered titles (BoingBoing) Scribd Pulls Digital Comics From Its Subscription Reading Service (The Digital Reader) Gale Digitizes Archive of the American Civil Liberties Union (PRNewswire) Using Amazon KDP Ads to Sell Your Ebook on Amazon (Jane Friedman) .@ScarletJedi @europe_creative we have lots of PD images. Want to browse them? Use [...]