Want To Borrow A Library Ebook? Why It Might Become More Challenging (& How Libraries Are Fighting Back)

Macmillan's embargo on new ebooks impacts public libraries, now scrambling to make materials available to patrons. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-11-01 10:32:08 UTC ]
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Penguin slinks back into ebook lending for New York City libraries, with a possible catch

You might say Penguin has had a rocky relationship with libraries. That looks to be on the tentative mend, as the publisher and 3M have together cut deals with the Brooklyn Public Library and New York Public Library to bring Penguin's ebook catalog back as part of a test program. Under the terms... Continue reading at Engadget

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Ebook Publishers Want Library Borrowing to Be Difficult

Penguin drops over-the-air downloads; now only Random House gives libraries unrestricted access to purchase and loan ebooks. Continue reading at PC World

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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

[ Book Riot | 2019-08-12 10:34:07 UTC ]
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Brooklyn Library Offers Access to Banned eBooks to Teens Across the U.S.

The UnBanned Books initiative will give anyone in the U.S. between 13-21 a free eCard, giving them access to frequently challenged ebooks. Continue reading at Book Riot

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In California, you can borrow state park passes from your local library.

Because we can never resist adding another line item to the eternal ledger of what we owe libraries: Californians can now use their library cards to get free entry into state parks! The three-year pilot program will give libraries (including mobile libraries) at least three passes to California... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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New York's library e-book licensing bill vetoed as Maryland challenge looms

The Association of American Publishers (AAP) has welcomed the decision by New York Governor Kathy Hochul to veto a bill that would have forced publishers and authors to grant e-book licences to libraries under state-imposed terms. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-31 06:31:54 UTC ]
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Challenge on Maryland library e-books law set for February

A law forcing publishers in the US and abroad to license e-books to the state's public libraries in the US state of Maryland is expected to come into effect as planned on 1st January 2022 after a court challenge was set for February. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-22 09:32:19 UTC ]
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PA backs filing against Maryland law forcing publishers to license library e-books

The Publishers Association and the Federation of European Publishers have voiced their support for the Association of American Publishers’ challenge of an “unprecedented, unjustified” Maryland law which could force publishers both in the US and abroad to license e-books to the state's public... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-20 16:08:03 UTC ]
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Library audio and ebook loans in 2021 reveal unexpected stars

Alongside Richard Osman and JK Rowling, figures show huge successes for relative unknowns Ellery Adams and Brenda ChapmanThe UK’s library users are widely seen as a traditional bunch when it comes to choosing their next read, but while Richard Osman might have topped the list of the year’s... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Germany’s First Half of 2021: Ebook Dynamics, and Libraries

German publishers say that robust ebook performance last year and this year could be impacted by state-subsidized e-lending. The post Germany’s First Half of 2021: Ebook Dynamics, and Libraries appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Emma Gannon | 'I really want to us to fight back against the algorithm of life'

Five years ago, when in her late twenties, Emma Gannon released her first book: Ctrl Alt Delete: How I Grew Up Online. It’s a funny and thoughtful memoir which charts her formative experiences on the internet as a Millennial woman born in the same year as the World Wide Web. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-03 14:05:09 UTC ]
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The picture book fighting back against Russia’s LGBT+ propaganda law

A story for children about families with same-sex parents has been published in Russia as part of a campaign to have the country’s ‘gay propaganda’ law repealedA month after a Hungarian bookshop chain was fined for selling a children’s story about a day in the life of a child with same-sex... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Border Patrol Sends Back 7 Canadians Who Used Library Lawn To Enter US

Before the pandemic, Canadians were allowed to visit the Haskell Free Library without having to visit a customs post. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

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School Libraries and Their Fight Against Fake News

A school librarian talks about how he teaches students to think critically about fake news on the internet. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Majority of borrowed books across Ontario libraries in 2020 weren't published this year

In a year dominated by a global pandemic and American politics, some might find it fitting that the library book most likely to be checked out across Ontario was a hopeful memoir written by the former first lady of the United States. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2020-12-31 09:00:00 UTC ]
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Summer Scares Is Back to Celebrate Horror In Libraries (And Beyond!)

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Publishers Worry as Ebooks Fly off Libraries' Virtual Shelves

Checkouts of digital books from a popular service are up 52 percent since March. Publishers say their easy availability hurts sales. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2020-10-01 11:00:00 UTC ]
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How to find free ebooks while libraries are closed

Shelter in place orders throughout the country haven’t just brought the economy to a grinding halt, but frozen civic infrastructure as well. Sure, water still flows from our taps, police and firefighters are still on the job, but your local library l... Continue reading at Engadget

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20 Feel-Good Ebooks Unlikely to Have Long Library Waitlists to Read While Social Distancing

These feel-good ebooks don't have long waits -- if any wait at all -- from your library. Continue reading at Book Riot

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