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An eBook is not a Book

I’d like to explain why I don’t think eReader lending (Nook, Kindle, Sony, any reader at all) is a good plan for public libraries.  It’s not that lending eReaders is a *bad* thing at all: if someone gifts your library a garbage bag full of Nooks, what the heck, please use them!  Instead I’d argue […]

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Sea Without Salt

From the preconference session Where Readers Go Books Follow: The Future of Audio Materials in Public Libraries: Joyce Saricks and Mary K. Chelton, I worship you! But why was there no discussion about Digital Rights Management or how long it might be before librarians are able to provide access to digital audiobooks to patrons with […]

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