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Posts Tagged ‘ebook lending’

Why Amazon’s Lending Library is Not a Threat to Public Libraries

11.04.2011 · Posted in eBooks

I had no idea that Amazon's announcement would signal the end of the world, or at least the end of public libraries, or as my friend & colleague Andy puts it, the library apocalypse or I would have included this in yesterday's post. First let's talk numbers about the Amazon Lending Library* Prime costs $79 a year, that's ...

Publishing Industry Forces OverDrive and Other Library eBook Vendors to Take a Giant Step Back

02.25.2011 · Posted in eBooks

Yesterday I received an email from OverDrive with an attachment titled "OverDrive Partner Library Update from Steve Potash", I glanced at it and filed it away in my to-read pile for a later date (which honestly means I may never have gotten to it). This morning Heather Braum brought it to my attention via this post by Joe ...