Why aren’t there more new releases available in e-book format?

Licensing terms of e-books to libraries vary among publishers. Many of the larger publishers impose strict limitations on the types of material libraries can purchase through their e-book vendors.  The big 6 publishers became the big 5 on July 1 when Penguin merged with Random House. The publishers are:  Hachette, HarperCollins, Macmillan, Penguin Random House…
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Why can’t we access e-books and e-audiobooks through the library’s catalogue?

Although you can access the e-book and e-audiobook titles in the catalogue through the library’s website, there is currently no facility to enable the title to be downloaded directly from the website. Our e-book suppliers and website vendor are working towards enabling this integration to happen…
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Welcome to ‘Flip the Page’

Ivanhoe Reading Coordinators Tina and Mary will introduce you the wonderful world of e-books - lightweight, backlit and instant large print! Each week we will be talking about e-books, reviewing e-books and thinking about e-book-related issues. Did you know… YPRL has extended its downloadable collection by adding e-books from Bolinda, which previously only supplied audiobooks…
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