Since physically escaping work, it appears I can’t seem to totally escape the topic of libraries in the news. This morning for my reading over a bowl of fruit, is an article on the New York Public Library’s negotiation with the Big Six book publishers for them to lend e-books to the public – which they all agree on in principle. The writer (President of the NYPL), also outlines restrictions placed on them by some publishers, and the selection remaining limited, and on-going need to promote the service due to the lack of knowledge the wider community has about libraries offering ebooks as a service. Wherever you are the debate and issues remain the same in public libraries.
New York Times