New library program spurs eBook adoption

Kindle Unlimited still not the answer to student needs, but one library may have the answer

ebook-adoption-libraryLast month, Amazon released the service Kindle Unlimited, which allows users to read from a selection of 600,000 books and thousands of audiobooks for $9.99/month on any device.

However, Kindle Unlimited is also not the first of its kind. Its competitors include Oyster and Entitle, services that offer significantly fewer books than Kindle Unlimited for a slightly lower monthly rate. With Entitle, users are limited to the number of books they obtain a month, but they own their downloads forever.

Some are asking, ‘What do unlimited services like these offer students?’ and ‘what will this mean for higher education?’…Read More