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Hachette is offering new e-books to some libraries

GigaOM – 2012-05-21

Hachette, which has not made e-books available to libraries since 2010, is reconsidering the idea. In a pilot program starting this spring, the publisher is working with two e-book distributors to bring a "selection of HBG's recent bestselling e-books to 7 million library patrons."
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