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:
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  • Why the public library matters - Examiner.com
    Report: Thief steals, sells $6K in library books - CBS News
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  • Woodbridge Library introduces new e-book platform - Amity Observer
    The Woodbridge Library has added Axis 360 for e-book lending.
    08/19/2014 - 6:42 am | View Link
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BING NEWS:
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    QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Jan. 15, 2014) - De Marque, a leader in the field of digital publishing ... readers to borrow digital books by logging on to their local library's website. Once downloaded, the e-books are on loan for a predetermined ...
    01/15/2014 - 1:33 am | View Link
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    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 ...
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  • 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 ...
    06/26/2012 - 9:57 am | 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
  • Major Publishers Pull Plug on New E-Books For Lending Libraries
    Penguin Books, which includes authors Tom Clancy and Patricia Cornwell in its nest, has terminated its contract with OverDrive, the electronic lending platform used ... meaning each of the library's five copies are currently in circulation while 32 more ...
    03/6/2012 - 10:25 pm | View Link
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    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.
    08/30/2014 - 8:07 am | View Website
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    08/30/2014 - 12:00 am | View Website
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    08/29/2014 - 7:57 pm | View Website
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