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ALA defines new ebook goals

Nearly 700 librarians, publishers and media representatives participated in the American Library Association’s first Virtual Town Hall on Ebooks last week. As part of the virtual town hall, several key ALA leaders discussed efforts made to advocate for library interests in the publishing world. View the archived town hall. Representatives…

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ALA President Protests Library Ebook Sales Practices in Open Letter to Publishers

American Library Association (ALA) President Maureen Sullivan released an open letter today denouncing the refusal by several large trade publishers to sell ebooks to provide access to their ebooks in U.S. libraries. Read the letter in its entirety below: It’s a rare thing in a free market when a customer…

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