Wednesday, October 14, 2009

The State of Reading: More Choices, More Opportunities

Link to October 14 New York Times article, "Libraries and Readers Wade Into Digital Lending".

Eager to attract digitally savvy patrons and capitalize on the growing popularity of electronic readers, public libraries across the country are expanding collections of books that reside on servers rather than shelves.

The idea is to capture borrowers who might not otherwise use the library, as well as to give existing customers the opportunity to try new formats.

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