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Friday, February 10, 2012

Penguin ends E-Book library lending and relationship with OverDrive

Three months of library drama are coming to a climax this evening as big-six publisher Penguin announced that it is ending its relationship with digital library distributor OverDrive. Starting tomorrow, it will stop offering e-books and digital audiobooks to libraries - at least until it finds a new partner. With this move, Random House becomes the only big-six publisher to allow unrestricted access to its e-books in libraries - though it will raise prices beginning in March

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