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Ebooks seem like ‘Netflix for libraries,’ but they’re a drain on budgets - The Travelin' Librarian
The book-crammed Free Library of Philadelphia has found a way to stay relevant in the 21st century: ebooks. Last year, 28 percent of the Free Library’s total circulation of more than five million books came from ebooks and other digital content. But it hasn’t been nirvana for the library and its taxpayer-funded peers. As popularity soars, publishers and content providers have …