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Bilbary to sell e-books via California libraries

“E-book website Bilbary has done a deal with Califa, the not-for-profit co-operative of the California State library service, to offer e-book sales through the service. >Each Califa-served library will carry a ‘Bilbary Kitten’ button on its own website, linking to the Bilbary e-book site. Bilbary founder Tim Coates said: “Our long-term aim is to help public and academic libraries provide e-books to their patrons and to make available the widest possible collection of e-books from all over the world. At this stage the site offers e-books for sale and soon will provide subsidised book rentals to help libraries fulfil their role.”

via The Bookseller

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E-Bookstore Bilbary Out of Beta and Now Carries Random House Titles

“New e-bookstore Bilbary has come out of beta testing and now carries Random House e-books, according to an email from a company representative. The store launched in beta in March and now has 400,000 titles.”

via Digital Book World

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Bilbary E-Books Set To Reconnect Publishers With Libraries

“One of the vital connections between public libraries and the big publishers has been lost during the e-book revolution, and one new British company wants to get it back. I spoke recently with  Tim Coates, a veteran bookseller and the founder of Bilbary, a new Web-based consumer e-book library and retail bookstore, to ask him what made his company different from other e-book providers.

via Forbes

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