No eBooks for Libraries? 1


Sign at the San Rafael Public Library

Since the major publishing company, Penguin Books, pulled out of its contract with Overdrive, a distributor of library eBooks, Random House became the only major publishing company to give unrestricted access to eBooks to libraries for loaning purposes.

This is creating problems for libraries and book lovers alike and some people have started to take action. At the San Rafael Public Library in California, a librarian has posted sign online and in thelibrary to raise library users’ awareness: [insert sign picture]

This librarian is not the only person concerned enough to make some noise about publishing companies continued refusal to work with libraries.

For more information, visit:
Librarian in Black
Annoyed Librarian
PC Advisor News for articles on the change in eBook status for libraries: Click Here and Here

 


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