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Link Du Jour: E-Books in Libraries = Craziness

Welcome to the Digital Wild West, where the fate of e-books seems completely up in the air. Rules are made on the fly. Agreements are broken, patched up, and broken again. While I’m optimistic about the future of e-books in public and school libraries, it’s clear that there’s going to be a lot of flailing before things start making sense again.

The latest? Penguin has terminated it’s contract with Overdrive, the leading supplier of library e-books.

Click here to read more.

(Thanks to The Digital Shift for the link)

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About Travis Jonker

Travis Jonker is an elementary school librarian in Michigan. He writes reviews (and the occasional article or two) for School Library Journal and is a member of the 2014 Caldecott committee. You can email Travis at scopenotes@gmail.com, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.