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Charleston Public Library Leading Boycott of Major Publisher

Following up on our October post about the new eight-week embargo on library e-books imposed by Macmillan…. The Charleston County Public Library in Charleston, SC, is leading the charge, as 60 percent of libraries across the country boycott Macmillan entirely, including twenty-two in South Carolina. “We ask our patrons to be patient and understand that […]

New Embargo on e-Books Hurts Libraries Everywhere

From Friends of Chapel Hill Public Library: Beginning November 1, 2019, Macmillan publishers, one of the country’s “big five” publishers, is imposing an eight-week embargo for libraries on new e-books. This embargo means that for the first eight weeks after an e-book is released, libraries will only be able to purchase a single copy of […]