Phil the Web Crawler – Apple bans eBook, Academics slam cuts to LAC, hone your Google-fu and put your kid in the story.

– Canadian history, heritage are at risk from cuts to Libraries and Archives Canada, say academics.

Apple bans Danish eBook from it’s iBookstore because of nudity.

– News Corp, which owns book publisher HarperCollins, is reportedly in “preliminary” talks to buy CBS’s Simon & Schuster.

– Penguin expands library ebook lending with Baker & Taylor.

– 20 Google Search Shortcuts to Hone Your Google-Fu.

– Tolkien estate sues Warner Brothers over Lord of the Rings digital rights.

– If data is the new oil, don’t end up being BP.

– Amazon’s Jeff Bezos as ‘Businessperson of the Year’: Can the book world learn from him?

– ‘Put me in the story, mom!’ Now you really can.

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