"Digital Content is licensed, not sold, to you by the Content Provider"
Kindle License Agreement
"…you may not sell, rent, lease, distribute, broadcast, sublicense, or otherwise assign any rights…"
"…and may not sell, rent, lease, lend, distribute, or sublicense or otherwise assign any rights to the Software in whole or in part."
So What Can Libraries Do?
"I just had a lady come in who needed help setting up her brand new Kindle. I was able to get her registered and start downloading books in a snap. She was thrilled. I probably could have muddled through it, but the E-Summit REALLY helped!!"
Learn how to use an e-reader
1 in 20
(2009 Census Estimate)
Oxford Text Archive
And many more……
What Are Libraries Doing
Oct. 27, 2010: Howard County Library to lend 60 Nooks