Law Schools and eBooks

The Droid Lawyer argues law schools need to catch up with technology. I agree. The case-books we have could easily be transferred to digital formats.

But then the problems start. Libraries are having a a heck of a time getting publishers to sell eBooks to them, as the publishers don’t understand that eBooks sold to libraries increase eBook purchases (see Pew Internet report). An open letter from the ALA president to publishers underscores this, and makes the point that by not selling eBooks to libraries, publishers are in a manner banning books. via Law Librarian Blog

And this week is Banned Books Week, so this is even more relevant.

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