Amazon launches Kindle Library Lending program

Last April, Amazon announced the Kindle Library Lending program would let Kindle users borrow books from more than 11,000 U.S. libraries. Today, the program officially launched at all participating libraries. Users can search their local library's website, and when they find a book, they can choose "Send to Kindle," which then redirects them through Amazon.com and syncs their book down to their e-reader or Kindle app for Android, iOS, Windows, Mac, BlackBerry or Windows Phone, or to the browser-based Kindle Cloud Reader. Like Sony's Reader Library Program, this lending program is powered by solutions from Ohio-based digital distribution company OverDrive,… [Continue Reading] Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2011-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon launches Kindle lending library for US

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 03/11/2011 - 09:54 Amazon.com has launched a lending library for US Kindle owners with Prime membership today (3rd November), after signing deals on a “variety of terms” with publishers. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Updates Kindle Unlimited and Lending Library Royalty Terms

Amazon is updating its royalty terms for authors enrolled in Kindle Unlimited and Kindle Owners Lending Library and will pay authors based on the number of pages read in each book borrowed. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon extending Kindle Owners' Lending Library to the UK, Germany and France this month

Amazon's Kindle Owners' Lending Library has grown considerably since launching in the US, and it looks like the company's finally decided it was time to let some other countries in on the service as well. It announced today that Amazon Prime members in the UK, Germany and France would all have... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2012-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PSA: Entire Harry Potter series now available on Amazon's Kindle Owners' Lending Library

Fancy dipping back into the world of Quidditch and Dumbledore? Or maybe you shunned the whole Pottermania thing until now. Either way, if you own a Kindle, you can finally get up to speed without paying a spellbinding price -- thanks to Amazon's Kindle Owners Lending Library. All seven eBook... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2012-06-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harry Potter books land in Amazon's Kindle Owners' Lending Library

All seven Harry Potter books are now available in the Kindle Owners' Lending Library, marking the series' first availability outside the Pottermore store. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2012-06-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Sets up Kindle Lending Library

Amazon.com announced the launch of an ebook lending library for Kindle users, that allows Amazon Prime members to borrow books for free, as frequently as a book... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2011-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon begins testing Kindle library lending

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Wed, 21/09/2011 - 09:03 Libraries in Seattle have started testing the feature that allows readers to borrow books using their Kindle. Amazon signed a deal with Overdrive earlier this year to provide the service, which the retailer said will be... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Rolls Out Kindle Library Lending

Amazon has launched its long-promised library lending program for its Kindle e-reader, and says more than 11,000 libraries are participating. E-book competitors -- like Barnes & Nobles' Nook, and Sony's Reader -- already offer something comparable. Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2011-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Kindle E-Book Lending Program: What It Needs to Succeed

Amazon's "Netflix for E-Books" lending program is still a rumor, and not popular with book publishers, but here are some ways it could work. Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2011-09-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Publishing, DPLA Ink Deal to Lend E-books in Libraries

The deal represents a major step forward for the digital library market. Not only is Amazon Publishing finally making its digital content available to libraries, the deal also gives libraries a range of models through which it can license the content. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BiblioBoard, PW’s BookLife Launch New Library E-book Program for Self-Published Authors

BookLife Elite will offer public libraries access to a curated collection of unlimited, simultaneous-use indie e-books, meaning library readers can access the books instantly—no holds lists. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Kindle Kids Edition -- Amazon launches ebook reader for younger bookworms

Amazon has launched a child-friendly version of its Kindle ereader -- the Kindle Kids Edition. At $110, this special edition device is slightly more expensive than the cheapest Kindle, but it has one massive advantage that will appeal to parents, kids and others: it is free from ads. But there... Continue reading at Betanews

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Amazon launches Kindle for children

Amazon has launched a Kindle for children, in its first ever dedicated reading experience built for youngsters.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon launches Arabic books on Kindle

Amazon has launched a selection of more than 12,000 Arabic language books on its Kindle store. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon launches first waterproof Kindle

Amazon has launched its first waterproof Kindle, the new Kindle Oasis, which will also have Audible built-in and feature a larger, seven-inch display. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon launches £269 Kindle Oasis

Amazon has announced its thinnest and lightest e-reader, the Kindle Oasis, "designed to feel weightless". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon Launch Kindle Unlimited in India with Local Partners

Amazon launched Kindle Unlimited in India with local publishing partners that include Jaico, Westland, Grapevine, Orient, and Sinclude, and more promised. The post Amazon Launch Kindle Unlimited in India with Local Partners appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-09-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon launches Kindle Textbook Creator

Amazon has launched Kindle Textbook Creator in the US, allowing academics to turn their textbooks into digital editions.  KDP EDU, a new segment of Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP), gives educators and authors the online tools to prepare, publish and promote e-textbooks and other educational... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon launches Kindle in Holland

Amazon has launched three Kindle e-readers and the Kindle ebook store in Holland. The e-commerce giant launched its Dutch ebook arm today (12th November), offering customers 20,000 Dutch ebooks alongside 3million books in other languages, reports Dutch news outlet NU. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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