E-Book Lending Lures Readers Back to Libraries


Mobiledia/Forbes – U.S. libraries are seeing increases in the numbers of borrowers who want digital books, with e-book lending rates nearly tripling over the past year.

Since libraries began lending e-books a few years ago, the industry has grappled to find a solution that pleases readers, publishers, and lending institutions alike.

Unlike printed books, e-books don’t wear out and can be circulated over and over again. Digital titles also can’t be lost, stolen, or damaged, meaning libraries won’t have to repurchase the title from the publisher in the future. more> http://is.gd/T1x1oi

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One response to “E-Book Lending Lures Readers Back to Libraries

  1. Anything that gets people to support their libraries is a good thing in my book.

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