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ALA denounces Macmillan’s new ebook lending restrictions

‘When a library serving many thousands has only a single copy of a new title in ebook format, it’s the library, not the publisher, that feels the heat. It’s the local library that’s perceived as being unresponsive to community needs.’American Library Association president Wanda Brown responds to Macmillan’s decision to limit libraries to just one copy of its new titles in ebook formats.

 

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