Libraries are places where you use the computer, meet people, look something up. Oh, and borrow books.
According to a study by the Pew Internet & American Life Project, “Libraries in the Digital Age… Read more ,” the majority of Americans find that borrowing books is an important service. And 73%
Libraries are a problem for publishers.… Read more
They loan books.
Of course, they buy books, and for e-books, they buy the rights to distribute e-books a certain number of times.
Yet publishers still struggle to find the right economic model to work with libraries.
This is not an issue that can
Remember the Seinfeld episode from season three about the library cop?
The New York Public Library contacted Jerry because they claimed he had taken out a copy of Henry Miller’s Tropic of Cancer … Read more in 1971 and never returned it. The NYPL sent its crack “Investigaton Officer,” Lt. Bookman, to retrieve