Thursday, November 24, 2011
Penguin Returns to Kindle Lending
OverDrive announced on its blog Wednesday that Kindle availability for Penguin eBooks already in library catalogs "has been restored as of this morning. Penguin titles are available for check out by Kindle users and the Kindle format will be available for patrons who are currently on a waiting list for a Penguin title. This does not affect new releases, which remain unavailable." They added, "At this time, no further information is available. We hope to share more details in the near future."
Separately, Early Word asked Random House about their current view on library ebook lending, and received this tepid response: "Random House, Inc. is maintaining our current position regarding digital sales of our books to libraries while actively reviewing our position."