The long-distance library

Beattie, Steven W.
May 2008
Quill & Quire;May2008, Vol. 74 Issue 4, p24
The article focuses on online library systems in Canada. Systems like NetLibrary, Safari, and OverDrive have launched online services to allow library users to download audiobooks, music, and movies. The Toronto Public Library and the Halifax Public Library have launched OverDrive to provide online content. Halifax is stated to have 749 titles in its online collection and plans to include e-books and videos. It informs that limitation of Canadian materials may be a drawback for the libraries.


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