Why Might A Publisher Pull Its E-Books From Libraries? by Laura Hazard Owen
Title: Why Might A Publisher Pull Its E-Books From Libraries?
A new article by Laura Hazard Owen on paidContent.org discusses three possibilities.
- Penguin is mad about Amazon’s deal with OverDrive and is retaliating.
- Penguin thinks people are checking out e-books from non-local libraries
- Penguin is worried that e-book checkouts from libraries will cut into sales
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Note: We would like to thank Laura for her kind words about INFOdocket that she included in her story. Thanks Laura!
See Also: OverDrive & Penguin: Is Something Steve Potash Wrote in February a Clue to What’s Going On?
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Gary Price (email@example.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.