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Subject: Will Kindles kill libraries?
From: Jan Szczepanski <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:BIBLIST - Topics in Nordic research library user services <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Tue, 16 Aug 2011 10:31:44 +0200
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Artikeln publicerades i Boston Phoenix nyligen

http://thephoenix.com/Boston/arts/124475-will-kindles-kill-libraries/


Klipp:

In the world of print, the library is king. Library sales comprise a
full 10 percent of total US book sales,
and publishers are happy to offer their biggest clients deep discounts
to get their titles on the shelves.

Not so for e-books. Libraries get no discount on e-books at all. In
fact, individual consumers pay less
for e-books than libraries do. What's more, libraries often end up
paying more for e-books than they
do for their physical counterparts.

Jan


-- 
Jan Szczepanski
F.d. Förste bibliotekarie och chef för Avdelningen för humaniora
vid Göteborgs universitetsbibliotek
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