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OverDrive WIN could turn libraries into virtual ebookstores
Oct 11 2011
A new initiative by OverDrive (the company behind most ebook lending in libraries) could turn libraries into virtual ebookstores. The idea is that if a patron searches for an ebook in one of OverDrive's 15,000 member libraries and the book is not available, they would be directed instead to a list of online booksellers that support their local library who stock the ebook for sale.
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