Originally Posted by fjtorres
That seems to be Random House's thinking.
Of course, the market for library ebook delivery and management services isn't that big, moneywise. Split it up enough and you could end up with nobody making enough money to stay in the business.
Which is why Overdrive can quadruple their administration fees. Libraries are stuck between a rock and another rock. After spending many thousands of dollars on their ebook inventory they can either continue to cough up the fees or discontinue the service. It would be great if a viable alternative is available. Currently 3M is experiencing start-up pains.