The value of this magically convenient library book — otherwise known as an eBook — is the subject of a fresh and furious debate in the publishing world, the New York Times reports. For years, public libraries building their e-book collections have typically done so with the agreement from publishers that once a library buys an eBook, it can lend it out, one reader at a time, an unlimited number of times…

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