Originally Posted by abookreader
My problem would be that fee charging for access to those books in effect locks out the lower income members of the community from accessing those materials. This would be in direct disregard to one of the primary parts of the libraries mission, which is to provide access to reading material to all local patrons regardless of their income levels.
Reduced or no fees for low income patrons could easily be worked in based on income.
Of course, that begs the question - who pays for their computers, ereaders, DVD players, MP3 players, and internet access they'll need in order to play this e-content?