Macmillan Publishing eBook Embargo
As of November 1, 2019, Macmillan Publishers will no longer allow libraries to purchase more than ONE single copy of each new eBook for the first eight weeks following its release. This will cause delays for our customers who get their eBooks via Library2Go, since the library typically buys multiple copies to satisfy user requests. The Fort Smith Public Library will purchase the Macmillan titles when they become available, and will purchase additional copies if necessary after the eight-week embargo ends. If you are interested in seeing a list of authors that publish with Macmillan, please click here.
To support the Fort Smith Public Library’s and other libraries’ rights to purchase newly released eBooks for their customers, please visit ebooksforall.org and sign the American Library Association’s online petition.
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