Macmillan’s New Library Ebook Lending Model and its Effect on Libraries

Macmillan Publishers recently announced a two month embargo on all newly published e-book titles. This will greatly effect libraries. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

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SoA warns publishers over ebook loans to libraries

The Society of Authors has warned that authors may be losing out twice over on ebook loans, with... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-06-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette makes ebooks available to libraries

Hachette, the last holdout among America's "big six" publishers, will make its full ebook catalog available to nonprofit public libraries and school libraries across the nation on May 8th. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-05-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-Reading Rainbow: Hachette to bring entire ebook catalog to public libraries

If you're still balking at the cost of download-to-own ebooks, and would rather stick to the tried-and-true library lending system, then this Hachette news is for you. Come next Wednesday, the entirety of Hachette's ebook catalog -- over 5,000 titles -- will be made available to nonprofit... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2013-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sieghart recommends free, remote e-lending for libraries

The Government-commissioned report into library e-lending has set out the principle that e-... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ingram’s MyiLibrary Tackles Thorny Ebook Lending Scenarios

Ingram MyiLibrary is offering a new credits-based 'Access Purchase Model' for ebook lending that it promises will be equitable to both publishers and clients alike. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How to browse the Kindle Lending Library on your PC

Finally, a way to browse the Kindle Lending Library in your browser. As an avid reader, and an especially big fan of ebooks, I thought subscribing to Amazon Prime seemed like a good idea. After all, the $79/year membership lets you check out one ebook per month from the Kindle Lending Library,... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2013-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New scorecard lets libraries give feedback on ebook offerings from publishers

The American Library Association has created a scorecard that asks library workers to grade publishers on the way that they are offering ebooks for lending. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Library volunteers left without 'effective support', says WI

Library volunteers are, in many cases, being left without sufficient support to deliver services... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-01-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The War Between Publishers and Libraries Over Ebooks: An Overview

At the heart of the debate between publishers and libraries over ebook pricing and lending is a simple question: do libraries increase book sales or cannibalize them? Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2012-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK Library E-lending Evolves, But It’s No Revolution—Yet

UK libraries are under pressure to deliver ebooks, but evolving technology standards, limited budgets and low demand mean general uncertainty clouds its future. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2012-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NYT: Penguin to extend ebook and audiobook library rentals to LA and Cleveland

Penguin will refresh its ebook lending system later today, according to a report from the New York Times. The publisher will start lending out its titles in Los Angeles and Cleveland, mimicking the program that trialled (despite some DRM issues) in New York. Public library users can even expect... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2012-11-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Library e-lending debated in Westminster

An advertising-funded library e-lending system was among the topics discussed at a Libraries All... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-10-24 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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Mollet: 'serious implications' of library e-lending

Richard Mollet, the c.e.o. of the Publishers Association, has told Channel 4 News that library e-... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-09-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK orders ebook lending review

Government-appointed panel to consider what role can ebooks play in our libraries in future. Continue reading at BBC World

[ BBC World | 2012-09-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Libraries battle with ebook publishers

Libraries are having to engage in new discussions with publishers and booksellers over electronic books, similar to those already settled in the printed-book world and with loans of CDs and DVDs, says Association of Public Library Managers chair Ian Littleworth. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2012-08-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Macmillan's ebook gambit

Sci-fi imprint Tor/Forge leads publishing industry's quest to loosen the grip of Amazon. Continue reading at Crains New York

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Pew study: library patrons largely unaware of ebook offerings

According to a new study by the Pew Research Center, 62 percent of respondents didn't know whether or not their local library had ebooks. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-06-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin returns its ebooks to New York libraries

After yanking their ebook titles from libraries last year, Penguin is launching an ebook pilot program for libraries in New York. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-06-21 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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