E-books at local libraries: Inside the fight between publishers and librarians over buying and lending policy.

“Public libraries are engaged in one of the most valuable series of community services for all ages, for all audiences,” said Steve Potash, the CEO and founder of OverDrive, a company that supplies libraries with e-books. “The public library is just something that is underappreciated. It certainly is so by Macmillan.” — Read on slate.com/business/2019/09/e-book-library-publisher-buying-controversy-petition.amp