Amazon introduces Kindle Owners' Lending Library for Prime members

By Shawn Knight
Nov 3, 2011
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  1. Amazon has added a new feature to their Prime membership known as the Kindle Owners Lending Library. As the name suggests, Kindle owners can digitally check out one book per…

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  2. MrAnderson

    MrAnderson TS Maniac Posts: 488   +10

    This could very well be one of those nails in the coffin for the struggling public library system.

    We need reform in areas of funding and development for these institutions. They are continuing to fall behind the shifts in technology. Currently the publishing and distributing of texts is going through a major shift with Amazon trail-blazing.

    Public educational institutions are also influx on how to distribute student reading. The kind of mechanisms that Amazon is putting in place could be an answer...
  3. tonylukac

    tonylukac TS Evangelist Posts: 1,374   +69

    I don't think there's any need to fret. I worked for a library and it's computers are as jammed as ever with people. They even check out kindles for the public. They have free movies and computer games.

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