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Evolution in the library ebook market

This week’s news from Penguin Random House (PRH) represents a new and major development in the library ebook market. Unlike the terrible shift in lending policy announced in July by Tor and Macmillan Publishers, PRH’s change is neutral or even a bit positive for US libraries, although the impact on any specific library will…

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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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Wind at our backs

In late September, leaders from the American Library Association met (for the eighth time) with publishers and related organizations to discuss ebook library lending issues. ALA delegation members–which included ALA President Barbara Stripling and Immediate Past President Maureen Sullivan and leaders from ALA’s Digital Content and Libraries Working Group–met with…

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