May 17, 2022

Douglas County Libraries Posts New Print/Ebook Pricing Comparison Report

New from Douglas County Libraries in Colorado.

You can access the new report here. 

It compares consumer and library print and ebook pricing for the Top 25 titles on the USA Today Bestsellers list.

Pricing data from Barker & Taylor, Ingram, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, OverDrive, 3M, and Bilbary.

19 of the Top 25 titles are not available as ebooks to libraries.

The new report is dated October 31, 2012.

You can access the report from about a month ago here.

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Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.