[LMB] FYI: MacMillan (including Tor Books) is limiting libraries' eBook access

A. Marina Fournier saffronrose at me.com
Sat Oct 19 20:28:36 BST 2019


Can’t recall who sent it—sone petition site—but I was also sent the email below.

A. Marina Fournier
Valley of Heart’s Delight, CA
saffronrose at me.com
sent from iFionnghuala

> On Oct 18, 2019, at 8:18 PM, alayne at twobikes.ottawa.on.ca wrote:
> 
> I received the following message from my public library today, about a recent action by mega-publisher MacMillan, whose imprints include major SF/F publisher Tor Books, regarding libraries' access to eBooks.
> 
> ----------------------------------------------
> 
> Your access to eBooks is in jeopardy
> 
> Dear OPL Customer
> 
> Ottawa Public Library is committed to providing access to all kinds of books,
> ideas, information and resources. Our goal is to connect you with titles you
> want to read – whether it’s in print, eBook or audiobook format. Recently,
> Macmillan Publishing, one of the large multinational publishers, announced a
> business change that will have a direct impact on your ability to access
> popular eBooks.


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