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Tough Love for Libraries?

It’s getting to the point that public libraries will not hold half of the titles on the New York Times bestseller lists… The e-book battle between libraries and publishers has advanced one step. As the president of ALA said in a letter to recalcitrant publishers who refuse to sell e-books to libraries: “America’s libraries have […]

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eBook Conundrums

Guest blog by Paul Whitney   The Economist in a recent article described the long-standing relationship between libraries and publishers as being like “a tired marriage”, that is, “reassuringly dull”. With the advent of the eBook, the relationship is now considered “a nail-biter”. This new tense reality is well appreciated by library staff struggling to […]

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