Posted by: Emre Hasan Akbayrak | December 16, 2012

The Wrong War Over eBooks: Publishers Vs. Libraries by David Vinjamuri

Libraries, like other consumers, should be free to buy any published e-content at competitive prices, to keep these items in their collection, and to loan them to their patrons. Anything less violates basic democratic principles …

American Library Association

Libraries and big six publishers are at war over eBooks: how much they should cost, how they can be lent and who owns them.  If you don’t use your public library and assume that this doesn’t affect you, you’re wrong.

 

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