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Most now allow user to check out their books electronically and when the due date comes around the ebooks would turn themselves.
But the very ease of the process is actually slowing the spread of the new system.
He can't be easy.
So -- It's so easy in fact folks here in White Plains, New York don't even have to come to the library to check out books anymore they can download them through the library's web site.
I need going to -- stories these days and skiing and what's out there and me little notes enough content libraries on my.
I've had enough -- it and trying to get it without having to -- the book.
The American Library Association reports 76%.
Of public libraries now offer free access to ebooks and here's why.
According to pew research almost a quarter of all US adults were reading them last year.
I think a lot of library users don't know we have ebooks library directors are trying to spread the word but -- running into problems building their digital collections but you.
-- a lot of titles missing.
And I think that that's something that has really undermined.
Our ability to serve -- public.
Some publishers refused to allow libraries to lend their top selling.
Others license them but only under certain conditions.
They are trying to figure out what business model works unlike printed books which libraries have to repurchase when they Wear out.
Get fair compensation for what they have produced.
Right now there's no standard system for licensing.
One publisher charges high prices more than eighty books in some cases for an unlimited license.
Another publisher charges lower prices for a license that allows libraries to lend each title up to 26 times.
I'm certainly willing to pay and pay well for contents.
But it has to be reasonable -- it just doesn't become sustainable for -- Both sides say they're working to find a deal that's fair for everybody including the readers.
We should also mention one of those public publishers which is working with the -- at the library is harpercollins.
Which is owned by the parent company of this network.
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