Digital Editions in Libraries October 16, 2009Posted by dataduchess in Uncategorized.
Tags: books, digital, e-readers, libraries
This article from today’s New York Times is about libraries increasing their Digital Lending collections.
Libraries hope that by reaching out to users of e-readers and other digital readers, they will encourage users who would not otherwise patronize the library to do so.
Digital editions are definitely gaining popularity. How long until they replace hardcopies? Or do you think enough people will cling to their hardcovers to keep publishers printing?