|01-14-2010, 12:58 PM||#1|
Sir Penguin of Edinburgh
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: DC Metro area
Device: Shake a stick plus 1
NetLibrary adds support for Sony Readers, Nook, Cool-ER
From the press release:
|01-14-2010, 01:25 PM||#2|
Join Date: Feb 2009
Device: Kindle 1 and DX, iPhone
Netlibrary competes with OverDrive in enabling libraries to lend ebooks and audiobooks, but I can't find a search tool to compare their ebook selection with that of OverDrive (http://search.overdrive.com/). Some libraries seem to have partnered with both.
Based on web discussions (here and here) it appears OD offers more popular material. Has anyone here checked out NetLibrary ebooks?
|01-14-2010, 02:08 PM||#3|
Join Date: Nov 2007
Device: Sony Touch PRS-650
I had been using NetLibrary to read one author not previously in my library's OD selection but recently they have been added to OD and hopefully I'll not longer need NetLibrary. I do not know if the reason for the differences in selection are due to my library's purchasing habits or just a difference in what is available at NetLibrary. I have recently moved to another region with a different library system and they only have NetLibrary. Their selection is also not very good (nearly the same as my previous library's). I will continue to use my previous library's subscription to OD as long as possible.
|01-14-2010, 05:45 PM||#4|
Publishers are evil!
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Rhode Island
Device: Various Kindles
This definately one area where Sony, B&N, and everybody else has a huge advantage over Amazon's Kindles.
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