State Library of Kansas Partnering With Bilbary For eBook Sales to Users
From Publisher’s Weekly:
The state library of Kansas this week said that it will partner with upstart e-bookseller Bilbary to facilitate patrons wishing to buy e-books. State librarian Jo Budler told PW that the library would soon add a link to Bilbary on its Web site as an option for patrons, and while the library will not receive income from sales—at least not during this phase of the plan—Budler said the move serves two purposes: serving patrons who want to buy e-books quickly and easily, and helping to support a new “library friendly” player in the growing e-bookselling market.
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What’s Bilbary All About? See These Recent INFOdocket Posts:
1. Bilbary Partnering With Libraries in the U.S. and U.K. (April 6, 2012)
2. Bilbary Goes Live For U.S. Users, More than 340,000 Titles Currently Available For Purchase (March 20, 2012)
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