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An App Called Libby and the Surprisingly Big Business of Library E-Books

Increasingly, books are something that libraries do not own but borrow from the corporations that do. Continue reading at 'New Yorker'

[ New Yorker | 2021-09-02 10:00:00 UTC ]
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ACE makes £152,000 grant for library e-books and audio

Arts Council England (ACE) is awarding £152,000 to help public libraries buy e-books and digital audio products after demand soared during the pandemic. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-21 11:35:36 UTC ]
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A Reset for Library E-books

In the wake of the pandemic, can publishers and libraries finally hash out their differences? Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Is the Covid-19 Crisis a Watershed Moment for Library E-books?

Why the rapid shift to digital library services necessitated by the Covid-19 crisis could help chart a new, more productive course for the digital library market long term. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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After Tor Experiment, Macmillan Expands Embargo on Library E-books

In a memo to authors and agents, Macmillan CEO John Sargent asserted that 45% of Macmillan’s U.S. “e-book reads” were now 'being borrowed for free' from libraries," and said the publisher's new terms are "designed to protect the value of your books during their first format publication." Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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A Dystopian Twist for Library E-Books

Why Tor’s decision to embargo new ebook releases in libraries is a wake-up call for librarians. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-08-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2017 Spotlight: The Next Chapter for Library E-books

The ALA Digital Content Working Group is ending, but the conversation about ebooks in libraries is not. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Breakthrough for Library E-Books?

SimplyE, a new app from the New York Public Library reduces the once-cumbersome process of checking out library ebooks to three clicks or less. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-08-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BiblioBoard, Bestselling Authors Partner on Library E-books

Dubbed the “Indie Rock Stars” module, the program will launch with the participation of some 90 authors, and will include at least 18 New York Times bestselling books and more than 30 award-winning novels. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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