E-book Lending: Your Library's Best Secret?

About three quarters of American public libraries currently lend out e-books, and in the past year libraries have seen a sharp growth in e-book borrowing. Still, well over half of U.S. library card holders don't know whether their local public library lends e-books, according to a new Pew report.

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ASK NEWS:
  • Whitehead bio now available as an e-book - News-Times
    ... as an e-book. “If you have an Amazon Prime account, you may read it free,’’ the author said Tuesday, through the Kindle Lending Library.
    08/4/2015 - 11:29 am | View Link
  • Ranking Congress's best and worst acronyms - Washington Post
    ... are, according to the Library of ... Daniel Lipinski (D-Ill.) 359. E-BOOK Act of 2015 - Electronic Books ... Act of 2015 - Community Lending ...
    08/4/2015 - 4:12 am | View Link
  • 364 bills that have been introduced in Congress, ranked by acronym ... - Washington Post
    ... are, according to the Library of ... Daniel Lipinski (D-Ill.) 359. E-BOOK Act of 2015 - Electronic Books ... Act of 2015 - Community Lending ...
    08/3/2015 - 10:39 am | View Link
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BING NEWS:
  • New e-book lending system Occam’s Reader improves access to information
    The UH Mānoa Library team, made up of Erin Kim and Arthur Shum from the UH Library Systems Office, Wing Leung from the library’s Desktop Services department, with Naomi Chow from the library’s Interlibrary Services unit, helped to program the web ...
    07/10/2015 - 12:12 pm | View Link
  • Overdrive Announces the Future of e-Book Lending for Libraries
    With improved speed and ease of use – including instant access, sampling and searching – all library users will enjoy better discoverability of the library’s entire digital catalog. Deeper engagement with readers. Once the new user has discovered ...
    06/29/2015 - 11:46 am | View Link
  • S&S Expands Library E-book Lending
    Simon & Schuster is opening up its e-book lending program to all libraries ... which gives the library patron the option to purchase a copy of an S&S e-book through the library’s online portal, with a portion of the proceeds from each sale going to ...
    11/20/2014 - 3:56 am | View Link
  • 3M e-book library lending app expands in metro area
    Maplewood-based 3M, which markets its 3M Cloud Library e-book-lending technology to public libraries across ... but gets a $5,000 credit for purchasing content. In 2013, the library's content buys totaled about $125,000. 3M is hoping its new app will ...
    09/4/2014 - 12:37 pm | View Link
  • Paper rules: Why borrowing an e-book from your library is so difficult
    it’s not in your library’s system, or it’s not available for your device. So why is it so hard to borrow an e-book? It’s because none of the companies involved are working together. The e-reader makers, library lending software developers ...
    06/14/2013 - 9:00 pm | View Link
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BING SEARCH:
  • Amazon.com: Kindle Owners' Lending Library
    Thousands of Books to Borrow. Here are just a few of the titles you'll find in the Kindle Owners' Lending Library.
    08/30/2015 - 7:07 am | View Website
  • Library Systems : library technologies : 3M Library Systems
    More options for Recommended Reads. New integration with 3M Cloud Library and LibraryThing provides more options to drive circulation. Learn More
    08/30/2015 - 6:09 am | View Website
  • MobileRead Wiki
    Overview. Many public libraries and university libraries have a web presence but require a locally obtained library card or student ID to use the web ...
    08/30/2015 - 1:37 am | View Website
  • ebook lending : Library System Products: 3M Library Systems
    Need help using the 3M Cloud Library? Visit the 3M Cloud Library app and support site to: • See how it works and download the app • Learn how to install and use ...
    08/30/2015 - 1:16 am | View Website
  • E-book lending
    E-book lending is a practice in which access to already-purchased downloads of e-books is made available on a time-limited basis to others. It works around the ...
    08/29/2015 - 8:22 pm | View Website
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