Simon & Schuster, the last remaining holdout among the Big Six publishers when it comes to library ebook lending, announced today it was launching a program with New York City libraries. The text of the press release follows and this story will update as more information becomes available: Simon & Schuster, together with The New [...]
ALA Midwinter 2012: ALA To Meet With Top Executives of Macmillan, Simon & Schuster, and Penguin on Ebook Lending
Time to “move some dialog with these publishers forward,” said ALA President Molly Raphael at the Working Group on Digital Content and Libraries meeting.
That this is a boon for OverDrive is clear, but where is Amazon’s interest? It’s in the patron-customer conversion.