Finally, Kindle eBooks and OverDrive

Amazon and OverDrive announced today that Kindle eBooks will be available for Library check-out through OverDrive later this year.  The Kindle eBooks  will even maintain the patron’s notes and hi-lights it the eBook is checked out by that patron at a different time.

Amazon has faced criticism from the library world for some time by not offering library lending for their eBooks.  This is a major step forward in helping heal the rift between Amazon and libraries.  Now, if we can just get more publishers to work with  libraries, we can actually see a future for our wonderful library tradition.

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