Originally Posted by tneken
Yeah. Earlier they were talking about that the libraries only could have x amount of copies of a book to lend out, like it was paper books, so that people had to wait for a copy to be returned before they could lend it. Come on: limited copies of a digital book
That is the way it works here in the UK. It seems a reasonable model to me since an unlimited license to lend would presumably cost more. So by buying a limited license to lend the libraries can balance cost against demand, resulting in a greater variety of titles on offer.