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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    Already solidly established in Quebec with more than 100,000 users, pretnumerique.ca allows Quebec readers to borrow digital books by logging on to their local library's website ... and parameters for e-book lending differ from ours, but our technology ...
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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 ...
    06/25/2012 - 1:00 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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