Category: Open Letter

Penguin Audiobooks withdrawn for library purchase through OverDrive and other Platforms

Dear Library Partner, Effective immediately, Penguin Group has suspended the availability of download audiobook titles for library purchase across all vendors. This change does not affect any Penguin audiobook titles currently in your library’s catalog. Your library will be able to purchase additional copies of titles released before 11/14/2011. However, titles released after this date […]


The Study Tour particpants are gathering in Copenhagen on a glorious Autumn Scandanavian Day. Tomorrow is the final day of the summer season at the world famous Tivoli Gardens and the first official day/evening of the Tour. Most are arriving tomorrow, but those with travel issues came a day early. Thank you Air Canada and […]

Google Books Settlement Decision

Jefferson, We’ve been waiting over a year for the court to issue a decision regarding the Google Books settlement. We finally got one today, and, unfortunately, the judge declined to approve the settlement. What does this mean? It is clearly disappointing that the settlement – which would have opened up access to millions of out-of-print […]