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HarperCollins instructs OverDrive and other library distribution platforms to limit circulation to 26 reads

OverDrive made the announcement on Friday. Here is the Library Journal story: “HarperCollins Puts 26 Loan Cap on Ebook Circulations”

Reaction has been swift and, as expected from the library community, not supportive at all.

CULC/CBUC has been working with various groups using the Vision Statement for Downloadable and Portable eContent as a guiding document. CULC/CBUC will be asking for more dialogue and as articulated in the document more consideration of varying pricing models.

Letter from HC President – March 1, 2011

If you take a book out of a Canadian library, the author gets a payment every year if they’ve registered through the Public Lending Right Program. I got my cheque today! Big thanks to all you great library users. Authors, here’s the link to register: https://publiclendingright.ca

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