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:
  • Library system’s success in drawing patrons is squeezing space - Brownsville Herald
    ... beyond traditional book lending, the ... that are attracting more library users. “We recently added what we consider the largest e-book ...
    04/25/2015 - 10:19 am | View Link
  • Cumbria's Libraries launch e-book borrowing - ITV.com
    Libraries as the county council launches its first ever e-book lending service. Just like borrowing a physical book from the library, they will...
    04/23/2015 - 8:31 am | View Link
  • National Library Week celebrates diversity of services and hard work ... - Watertown Daily Times
    ... expanded widely from just lending books, and for National Library Week ... that bring people in — uses now include e-book borrowing, Internet
    04/17/2015 - 11:04 am | View Link
  • Scanning Around With Gene: Give Me Back My Book! - CreativePro.com
    Global scholarly & professional e-Book publishing market is driven ... - PR inside
    04/16/2015 - 7:11 am | View Link
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BING NEWS:
  • 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
  • E-book lending: Your public library's best kept 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 ...
    06/25/2012 - 6:00 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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BING SEARCH:
  • 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 ...
    04/27/2015 - 6:36 am | View Website
  • Lending Library For Prime Members: Free Ebooks, Movie ...
    This eBook combines an illustrated guide to using the Kindle Lending Library and finding Amazon Prime books for Kindle to borrow for free with an illustrated guide to ...
    04/27/2015 - 3:51 am | View Website
  • 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.
    04/27/2015 - 3:23 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 ...
    04/27/2015 - 2:47 am | View Website
  • Amazon: Borrow Books from the Kindle Owners' Lending ...
    Note: If you've already borrowed a book from the Kindle Owners' Lending Library for the current month, you'll see "Monthly limit reached" underneath the Borrow for ...
    04/27/2015 - 2:40 am | View Website
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