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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)

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.