E-Books and Self-Publishing Roundup: July 18, 2017

    by Nate Hoffelder
    July 18, 2017

    Each week, we curate the top stories of the week in e-books and self-publishing. Sign up here to get these delivered right to your inbox.

    1. Elsevier’s U.S. $15M “Win” Exposes How Broken Copyright is When Public Research is Involved. (Glyn Moody / Private Internet Access)
    2. Sixty Library Systems are on Pace to Hit One Million Digital Checkouts with OverDrive in 2017 (Adam Sockel / Overdrive)
    3. Great to See Publishers Embrace Alternative e-Book Models in Public Libraries, but Give Credit Where Credit is Due (Mirela Roncevic / No Shelf Required)
    4. Online Publishing Platform Verst Adds Tools For Paywalls and Prettier Websites (Anthony Ha / TechCrunch)
    5. Extra Copyright For News Sites (Julia Reda)
    6. What If You Published Half Your Book For Free Online? (Mike Masnick / Techdirt)

    Nate is the founder of The Digital Reader. He also builds and repairs websites, and helps authors and small businesses solve tech problems.

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