So much hinges on copyright. The doctrine of First Sale meant that publishers couldn’t lock libraries out of the market.
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Read the Douglas County (Colo.) Libraries Ebook Report as a PDF file.
Macmillan announced last week that it is adding its frontlist titles to its backlist pilot for public libraries, making its complete ebook catalog available for the first time.
You think publishing and libraries have it bad? Talk to the newspapers.
ALA President Courtney Young released a statement today regarding Macmillian’s announcement that it would be expanding its public library e-lending program to include front-list books.
Dear colleagues: I wanted to share some highlights related to our strategic planning activities at Annual Conference.
The July 10 episode of American Libraries Live (AL Live), “The Kid and Teen-Friendly Library,” featured a discussion on getting children and youth involved with the library and library services.
What do new enterprises such as Scribd, Oyster, and Kindle Unlimited tell us?
The disruption continues, and it’s hard not to see the announcement o
Technology is eating the world. Like a hungry dragon seeking out new villages to pillage, the tech world continues to find new markets to disrupt. And, like some mythical beast of apocalyptic proportions, technology is just as unstoppable. Good? Evil? Technology is code and that is all that matters.