As library eBooks live long, publisher sets expiration date
By Denny Carter
March 15th, 2011
The value of this magically convenient library book — otherwise known as an e-book — is the subject of a fresh and furious debate in the publishing world, the New York Times reports. For years, public libraries building their e-book collections have typically done so with the agreement from publishers that once a library buys an e-book, it can lend it out, one reader at a time, an unlimited number of times...
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