Hachette to Experiment With Library E-Book Lending
According to American Library Association president Molly Raphael, big-six publisher Hachette will be experimenting with two library e-book distributors this Spring (Ebooks: Promising New Conversations):
More specifically, we were pleased to learn that starting this spring, Hachette is conducting a pilot with two ebook distributors for libraries, which will bring a selection of HBG’s recent bestselling ebooks to 7 million library patrons. These pilot programs will help HBG learn more about library patrons’ interests, usage, and expectations, and help the publisher devise the best strategy to reach the widest audience of ebook readers in libraries.
Read more at American Libraries Magazine.