1. Penguin Lifts Library Ebook Purchase Embargo - The Digital Shift

Penguin Group today announced that it will be changing the terms on its library ebook lending program, and on Tuesday, April 2, will begin allowing libraries to purchase and lend ebook titles the day that hardcover editions are released, according to The Associated Press. Previously, Penguin had placed a six month embargo on new ebooks, requiring libraries to wait half a year before purchasing.

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    Penguin Lifts Library Ebook Purchase Embargo - The Digital Shift

    Penguin Group today announced that it will be changing the terms on its library ebook lending program, and on Tuesday, April 2, will begin allowing libraries to purchase and lend ebook titles the day that hardcover editions are released, according to The Associated Press. Previously, Penguin had placed a six month embargo on new ebooks, requiring libraries to wait half a year before purchasing.

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    YAYYYY and DANGIT all at once.
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    However, they still only give libraries a year before they have to re-purchase.
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    I was happy about the news, but reblogging because of the gif. Priorities.
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    EEEP! HIS FLIPPERS! :D
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