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Circulate ereaders, not ebooks

Circulate ereaders, not ebooks | Pobre Gutenberg | Scoop.it
Libraries have an ebook problem. This is no secret. The problem has been addressed by many–repeatedly and constantly–in both thoughtful …
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Thinking more about ebooks and libraries and what big publishers should do – The Shatzkin Files

Thinking more about ebooks and libraries and what big publishers should do – The Shatzkin Files | Pobre Gutenberg | Scoop.it

"The reluctance of most big publishers to make ebooks available through library lending is a topic of widespread attention and concern."

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E-Books Create Challenges for Libraries | Feature | Oakland, Berkeley & Bay Area News & Arts Coverage

E-Books Create Challenges for Libraries |   Feature | Oakland, Berkeley & Bay Area News & Arts Coverage | Pobre Gutenberg | Scoop.it

"The popularity of e-books also may bring in more library customers. "Sometimes I'll get emails from people who have never set foot in our library before," said Marlon Romero, who conducts classes on using e-readers at the Alameda Free Public Library. "They want to know if it's still possible to get a library card to check out e-books without coming inside the library."

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