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Published by Published for IATUL by HelsinkiUniversity of Technology Library in Helsinki .
Written in English


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Proceedings of the IATUL seminar, Sheffield, United Kingdom, July 4-8 1994.

Statementedited by Michael Hannon and Peter Stubley.
SeriesIATUL proceedings -- v.4
ContributionsHannon, Michael., Stubley, Peter, 1946-, InternationalAssociation of Technological University Libraries.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22208708M
ISBN 109512226898

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Publishers generally limit how long libraries can use an e-book or audiobook license. The limit varies based on the particular publishing house, but the principle is the same. After the limit is reached — for example, after 26 or 52 lends or after two years has elapsed — a Author: Gabrielle Emanuel.   “Publishers, especially in the e-book realm, seem to be more and more discriminatory toward library purchases,” said Victoria Woodley, director of Pollard Memorial Library in Lowell.   Some publishers have policies that include metered access, meaning that after the book is either borrowed a certain number of times or a certain length of Author: Heather Schwedel. The Libraries Transform Book Pick is a new digital reading program that connects readers nationwide by offering free access to the same ebook through public libraries. At the same time, it gives public libraries and the professionals working there opportunities to engage with readers about the ebook, as well as showcase digital collections and.

The publisher will also provide libraries with a select number of ebook titles and libraries will only pay if a user borrows it, this is similar service in which Hoopla and Overdrive provides.   Libraries to boycott publisher's e-book policy Several large library systems across the U.S. are suspending purchases of all electronic versions of Macmillan Publishers' new releases in a protest. Publishers impose rules on libraries that limit how many people can check out an ebook, and for how long a library can even offer that ebook on its shelves, because free, easily available ebooks.   Meanwhile, e-book lovers are finding more creative ways to make the most of libraries. Take Scott McNulty, an author who has written books about the .