Top executives from ALA visited New York publishers this week to present the case for making ebooks available for library lending. When librarians found out that Random House had asked to be included, fears grew that the one house that has stood firm in making their titles available was about to change that policy. The rumor was completely unfounded, however.
Librarian response has been positive, since this model is preferable to windowing not making ebooks available until a year or more after release , limiting the number of circulations, or not making ebooks available at all. He also noted that NBC has the capability of distributing titles on their own.
He did not address whether titles will be available to libraries via OverDrive, but indications are hopeful. This business enables NBC to use video, audio, and current programming in creative new ways. Included is a chart that shows availability of best sellers in as ebooks in local libraries.
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Seven of the 20 titles are not available to libraries, most of the rest show heavy holds. An eBook-only title appears at No. As with other Random House titles, it is available for library lending via OverDrive, in Kindle, ePub and audio formats. However, relatively few libraries seem to have ordered it, raising the question of how libraries discover and buy e-only titles.
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There will be a new premium, not on length for its own sake, but on the depth necessary to tell original stories in an arresting fashion. People do not want more bursts of data but more orientation—and a more intimate human understanding—of the barrage of news all around them. The new technologies—iPads and Kindles and other tablet devices—also make the reading experience more absorbing and more congenial for long-form journalism.
He prodded Politico to join Random House in this e-book experiment. Meacham and I are kindred spirits in key respects. We both grew up in the old order—in which big established media brands like Newsweek and The Washington Post prospered and had formidable power to set the national agenda. What do people want in this frenetic digital age? After everything, my guess is that they want good stories, just as people have always yearned for them and presumably always will. That prospect seems like grounds for optimism to me. John F. Harris is the editor in chief of Politico.
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