News of the Day: Arabic e-books and Is Everyone a Publisher

For Wednesday, May 7, 2014:

From Publishing Perspectives: A peek at the world of Arabic e-books

From Digital Book World: Is everyone a publisher?  and The Navy commissions e-reader and gives e-books to sailors 

From The Digital Reader: Touch Screen that enables the blind to see with their hands 

From Overdrive.com: Overdrive now works with Kindle Free Time to offer children’s e-books for libraries