The Big Shift: E-book Availability in Public Libraries

“Over the past several years, demand for e-books in public libraries has been on the rise. As more library patrons purchase e-book readers and tablet devices, the demand will continue to grow. But access hasn’t grown along with demand. While publishers and distributors have been trying to figure out the best new business models for selling e-books, libraries have sometimes been caught in the middle of their business deliberations and have historically not fared well against the consumer when it comes to buying e-books.” (via WebJunction)

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