Will Amazon’s ‘Digital Library’ Kill the Physical One?

“Amazon.com is “in talks to launch … a “digital-books library.” Much as Netflix currently does with films and TV shows, or Spotify and others are doing with music, Amazon has its eye on developing an “all-you-can-eat” plan for digital books–for one annual fee, goes the thinking, readers can gorge themselves on e-books throughout the year.”  If Amazon take over the market for e-books where does that leave library efforts to lend e-books to their patrons?

Additional reading:

Tech Today: Amazon Digital Library, Book Prices Pressure Publishers

 

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