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:
  • Librarians Are Dedicated to User Privacy. The Tech They Have to Use ... - Slate Magazine
    State library-led digital e-book lending platforms, and local initiatives like the ones in Colorado and Massachusetts are helping librarians...
    10/20/2014 - 12:57 pm | View Link
  • Ingram Adds Titles from Hachette Book Group, O'Reilly Media and ... - PR.com
    Ingram Content Group library services. "We are pleased to add tens of thousands of new e-book titles to ... platform into daily lending activities
    10/16/2014 - 3:11 pm | View Link
  • The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Boeing, 3M, Barnes & Noble, ... - Yahoo! Finance
    The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Boeing, 3M, Barnes & Noble, ... - WTen.com
    10/13/2014 - 9:35 am | View Link
  • Dow 30 Stock Roundup: Boeing Q3 Deliveries Rise, Microsoft Launches ... - Yahoo! Finance
    Dow 30 Stock Roundup: Boeing Q3 Deliveries Rise, Microsoft Launches ... - Zacks.com
    10/10/2014 - 1:47 pm | View Link
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BING NEWS:
  • SA Establishes Country's First Airport E-Book Public Library Branch
    "The great thing is, I can read them in airplane mode, so what I'm on my flight, I don't have to actually have my cell phone connected to the Internet to access that content," the Library's Ignacio Albarracin ... also utilize the lending library with ...
    10/21/2014 - 11:36 am | View Link
  • 3M e-book library lending app expands in metro area
    In 2013, the library's content buys totaled about $125,000. 3M is hoping its new app will accelerate book lending. The app's revised interface makes it easier for library patrons to browse book categories at random, and stumble on books they want to read.
    09/4/2014 - 12:37 pm | View Link
  • Paper rules: Why borrowing an e-book from your library is so difficult
    Four years in, borrowing an e-book ... the issue by connecting library lending to its Whispersync service. Once you hook up your Kindle and library accounts, they can send e-books to their Kindle from the library’s website and it syncs just like a ...
    06/14/2013 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • E-book lending: Your public library's best kept secret?
    Two thirds of them characterized their library's selection of e-book titles as "excellent," "very ... culture and civic life. Also, lending e-books allows libraries to potentially serve more patrons beyond the hours and walls of their branches.
    06/26/2012 - 3:23 pm | View Link
  • E-book lending: Your public library's best kept secret?
    (CNN) -- 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 ...
    06/25/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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BING SEARCH:
  • eBooks
    Log on. eBook Collection is a viewable collection of textbooks, test prep books and technical materials. Some titles are not listed in the library catalog.
    10/21/2014 - 11:02 am | View Website
  • Fiction Wise
    Fictionwise: Excellence in eBooks; Fictionwise is the world's leading independent eBook retailer. Thousands of eBooks by best selling authors are online to download ...
    10/21/2014 - 7:34 am | View Website
  • Welcome to Open Library (Open Library)
    Developers. If you’re even remotely interested in libraries or big data, we encourage you to have a look around the Open Library API. We welcome any and all patches ...
    10/20/2014 - 10:09 pm | View Website
  • Borrow Books from the Kindle Owners' Lending Library
    Borrow a Book. You can borrow one book from the Kindle Owners' Lending Library each calendar month. You can deliver the book to other Kindle devices registered to ...
    10/20/2014 - 7:31 pm | View Website
  • 3M Cloud Library : ebook Lending: 3M Library Systems
    Read on multiple devices. The 3M Cloud Library automatically syncs to all your devices that have the 3M Cloud Library App downloaded to them. You can start reading on ...
    10/20/2014 - 8:54 am | View Website
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