Libraries are fighting to preserve your right to borrow e-books
6 months, 2 weeks ago by kyle | 3 facts | 0 comments | 7 votes

  • For the first two months after a Macmillan book is published, a library can only buy one copy, at a discount. -
  • And Macmillan's statement, saying that people can just borrow e-books from any library, betrays a fundamental misunderstanding of how public libraries work. -
  • Sixty-four percent of US public libraries are members of consortia for e-book purchasing. -

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