| July 29, 2014

Public Libraries Will Survive Despite Amazon’s Kindle Unlimited

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  1. Adam Sockel
    Posted July 30, 2014 at 8:12 am | Permalink
     

    (Disclosure: I work for OverDrive) Great Article. I do want to clarify one point though- You state that Kindle Unlimited joins a crowded group including OverDrive, Oyster and Scribd. OverDrive is actually a service of the library. Where KU, Oyster and Scribd are drawing users away from the library, you must have a library card to use OverDrive which means anyone interested in using the service is supporting and helping the library thrive, not eliminating it from their reading experience.

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    […] This is a repost from a professor at my alma mater — Syracuse University’s School of Information Studies (iSchool).  http://infospace.ischool.syr.edu/2014/07/29/public-libraries-will-survive-despite-amazons-kindle-unl… […]

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