Category Libraries

Publisher-Library Feud over E-Books Heats Up

The impasse will get worse before it gets better… if it ever does.

A Nail in Public Libraries’ Coffins

Amazon’s subsidized lending of Harry Potter e-books is more evidence of private-sector displacement of public libraries.

Library E-Lending with DRM-Free E-Books?

The coming showdown over Digital First Sale and library e-book lending.

Public Library E-Book Lending Must Change to Survive

Libraries could face irrelevance in the world of e-books. One way to avoid this fate is for publishers to treat libraries as if they were radio stations.

Amazon To Enter Library Lending Market

When Kindle Library Lending launches, library patrons will be able to borrow e-books and read them on every popular device platform.

E-Book Lending: The Serpent in the Garden of Eden

Is HarperCollins heralding the slow, painful death of library e-book lending?

Are Libraries Locked Out of the E-book World?

Are there market or legal alternatives to the Kindle for library e-book lending?