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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  • Paper rules: Why borrowing an e-book from your library is so difficult
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    The service is called the 3-M Cloud Library and it's free, though it requires downloading an app from the county library's website. So far, around 340 titles are available in many different genres and more are being added all the time. The library's ...
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  • E-book lending: Your public library's best kept secret?
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