Hachette to raise ebook prices for libraries by 220%

Starting in October, libraries will pay an average of 220 percent more for Hachette's ebooks. Hachette still does not make new ebooks available to most libraries; all the books affected were published before April 2010. Random House increased prices for librairies earlier this year.…

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The state of the e-book lending market

E-book lending is on the rise, thanks to the continued growth of the e-book market and programs from online retail giants like Amazon and Barnes & Noble. Two distinct business models have emerged to serve the ever-expanding number of users and address challenges that arise.…

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