Are e-books the end of Libraries?

Can libraries and e-books co-exist – or are digital books another threat for the public service?

This film from the BBC show Click visits the British Library and investigates their plans to digitise it’s collection. The film goes on to examine the use of ebooks by lending libraries (are they making themselves redundant) and the publisher’s plan to limit this service.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/programmes/click_online/9422250.stm

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