Holiday sales of new tablets and e-readers have catapulted e-book borrowing at many of the nation's libraries, raising the question of how libraries can keep up with demand -- especially when some publishers still balk at e-book lending.
The demand for e-books at some major public libraries more than doubled so far in December and January compared to a year ago, causing frustrations for e-book users and librarians alike.
Friday, January 20, 2012
Keeping up with demand can be tricky
E-book library borrowing hits record pace: New tablet owners find a long waiting list for popular titles