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Public libraries battle publishers over digital content

Public libraries are seeing lots of demand for digital content. In the last three years alone, the use of e-audiobooks at six of Canada's largest public libraries grew by 82 per cent. But starting this month e-books and e-audiobooks could get tougher to borrow as libraries battle publishers over access and cost.
Public libraries are seeing lots of demand for digital content. In the last three years alone, the use of e-audiobooks at six of Canada's largest public libraries grew by 82 per cent. But starting this month e-books and e-audiobooks could get tougher to borrow as libraries battle publishers over access and cost. 2:06