Posted by: bluesyemre | November 14, 2013

E-Books in Libraries, 2013 Has Been a Year of Small Victories and Bigger Battles

  • Public librarians have applauded the increased access to e-books now being offered by the big five publishers—most recently Macmillan, which has made its entire backlist of 11,000 titles available for lending. But the recent good news, librarians say, should not obscure the fact that the present system, with its plethora of licensing models and platforms, remains untenable.

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