Saturday 28th November

Book2book Home Book Trade News Trade Announcements Bestseller Lists About

Hoopla Digital Redesigns The Digital Library Model

Posted at 6:28AM Monday 09 Jun 2014

Library lending of ebooks and other digital content is finally gaining a foothold in the industry as publishers and lending institutions come to some measure of agreement on how to make it work. While libraries need access to up-to-date but affordable content, and publishers need some guarantee they they will be compensated for allowing their titles into lending catalogs, the model is slowly taking off in greater numbers of libraries.

Good Ereader

Get book trade news by email

Daily book trade headlines and breaking publishing news by email - just £3 a month. Click on the Subscribe button below to sign up now

Find out more

Search the news archive:

More Book Trade News

Fellow Poets Protest Saudi Death Sentence Facing Ashraf Fayadh

Carol Ann Duffy, Paul Muldoon and Adonis among writers signing PEN letter calling on Saudi courts to free Palestinian poet convicted of apostasy

'Lire' Books Of The Year

French magazine Lire annually selects a top book in twenty different categories — with one crowned as overall "meilleur livre de l'année"

Michel Faber Wins Saltire Book Of The Year Award

The writer, who has been based in Scotland since 1993, won the prize for The Book of Strange New Things

Duncan White, Catherine Nixey And Thomas Morris Win 2015 Jerwood Awards

The awards are granted annually by The Royal Society of Literature, allowing three new writers who already have publishing contracts to complete their work


The big news in Italian publishing this year has been the sale of RCS Libri to Mondadori

David Goldblatt's The Game Of Our Lives Wins William Hill Sports Book Of Year

Goldblatt's work examining football's place in British society takes £27,000 prize

Account Sign-In

Most Popular Stories

  1. Changes At Penguin Random House Australia And New Zealand
  2. Hot Key Announces A Raft Of YA Acquisitions
  3. Cuts At Penguin Random House Australia And New Zealand
  4. Pearson Did Things By The Textbook But The Customers Had Ripped It Up
  5. Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards 2015 Winning Authors Revealed
  6. Sainsbury's Christmas Advert Is About To Beat John Lewis
  7. Irish Book Awards 2015 Winning Authors
  8. Tintin Expert Becomes First Uk Professor Of Comics
  9. Bertelsmann Seeks Partner To Buy Penguin Random House
  10. James Dawson Criticises Parents Who Attacked His LGBT Guide For Children