Posted by: bluesyemre | March 19, 2012

E-readers grow; libraries can’t get many titles

  • The popularity of e-readers is soaring, but good luck finding that hot new title at your local library. Most large publishers refuse to sell critical portions of their digital catalogs for library lending, and those that do are imposing stiff fees and onerous rules. It’s one more point of contention over the behavior of these companies, as the Justice Department reportedly threatens to file a lawsuit accusing them of collusion in the consumer e-book market.

 

Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2012/03/17/BUCP1NLI18.DTL#ixzz1pYeVywBL

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