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Hachette Moving Slowly Back to Libraries

Back in 2010, Hachette Book Group yanked all of its eTitles from libraries "cyber" shelves. They cited numerous reasons; including the amount of check-outs of their titles, to the number of books...

Library Pulls 50 Shades of Grey

Some libraries in Florida have pulled the book '50 shades of Grey' from their shelves, siting its "graphic depiction of S&M and bondage." Author E.L. James bestselling book is considered erotica, and...

Libraries Versus Publishers

  Penguin Publishing has yanked their eBooks from OverDrive -- the digital supplier to libraries, as has Simon & Schuster, MacMillan and Hachette. HarperCollins has limited checkouts of their eBooks to 26, (they...

Huge Demand for Library eBooks

L. McMaken 1-26-12 Cincinnati, OH It has been a record breaking year for eBooks in libraries. According to statistics from¬†OverDrive (digital distributor to libraries):     *Twice as many people visited their digital library in 2011 than 2010 *35...

Librarians and eBooks

L.McMaken 12-29-11 Cincinnati, OH   Libraries, those bastions of print tomes lining shelves are surprisingly embracing eBooks. In a recent survey from ebrary, (a company that provides statistics for libraries) found that "92%" of librarians responding...

Taylor Swift Donates Books

L. McMaken 10-18-11 Cincinnati, OH   Singer Taylor Swift has just donated 6,000 books to a local library in Pennsylvania. The library located in Reading, PA has been struggling with money issues recently. Ms. Taylor who...
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