Why doesn’t the library have unlimited copies of digital books?

spoke with KOLD about this issue on August 21, 2019 and with The Tucson Weekly on August 28, 2019. 

You can also read about this issue. We invite you to visit the following sites to learn more about this issue:

  • ALA launches national campaign against e-book embargo      
    • The American Library Association shares its message about Macmillian Publishers proposed embargo.
  • Fair E-Book and E-Audiobook Lending for Libraries       
    • This site create by the Urban Libraries Council explains the issue and covers some frequently asked questions, as well as linking out to other statements from organizations about the issue.
  • #eContentForLibraries       
    • This site, created by the Canadian Urban Libraries Council, explains the issue very well. While this site is Canadian, this is a universal issue in libraries. At the bottom of the page, there are links to publishers websites, and you can let them know how you feel as a library customer. 

Publishers are hearing from everyone in the library world already, and your voice is crucial to make them listen. You can sign a petition to state your displeasure about Macmillian's eBook embargo, or use the #eContentForLibraries link above to write directly to publishers.