Tuesday, March 15, 2011

HarperCollins e-book controversy

You've probably heard about the recent controversy regarding e-books that are inoperable after 26 checkouts. We've rounded up the most informative articles on the debate for your convenience:

CBC News: CLA President Keith Walker shares his point of view

The Guardian: Library friend Cory Doctorow offers his analysis

New York Times: American librarians weigh in on the issue

HarperCollins' open letter to libraries

Pioneer Library System's 26+ checked out items video:

You can also follow the debate on Twitter via the hashtag #HCOD

If you know of a great article or link, please feel free to share in the comments.

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