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Public Libraries and the Ebook War: The Big Six Finally Caved

E-Books and DemocracyFinally!

Public libraries will now have access to books published by the Big Six publishers: Penguin Group, Simon & Schuster, Hachette, Macmillan, Random House and HarperCollins.

What does this mean for you? If you are a library patron who has a eBook lending card for South Dakota Titles to Go, then you may finally be able to read your favorite authors on your eReader device.

“Negotiations between the nation’s libraries and the Big Six publishers… which publish roughly two-thirds of the books in America — have gone in fits and starts. Today Hachette, which had been a holdout, is joining the others in announcing that it will make e-books available to public libraries.”
Here is the rest of the story:

“E-Books and Democracy” The New York Times

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Downloading the OverDrive App on Your Kindle Fire

Here’s a thorough tutorial for getting the OverDrive program started on your Kindle Fire.

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How to Use OverDrive on Your iPad, iPhone & iPod Touch

Here is a video created by WellesleyFreeLibrary that explains how to use OverDrive for your iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch.

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