Boycott and Petition Drive by Librarians and Writers Against Harper CollinsDo Publishers Hate Libraries?
Posted 14 May 2011 - 12:24 PM
Librarians have called for a boycott of HC and have started a letter writing campaign and a petition drive.
Boycott HarperCollins: Publisher Limits Library E-Book Lending
Petition Protesting HarperCollins's Ebook Circulation Policy Takes Off
More recently writers including those published by HC have joined in the campaign.
Best-Selling Authors Criticize HarperCollins E-Book Policy
As bad as HC's policy is, in many respects other publishers are worse. Simon and Schuster and McMillan do not sell ebooks to libraries under any terms.
To sign the petition click here:
Tell HarperCollins: Limited Checkouts on eBooks is Wrong for Libraries
Posted 14 May 2011 - 12:43 PM
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