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Canadian Libraries Need Your Help for #eContentForLibraries

I rely heavily on libraries to get the books that I read. They aren’t cheap here and the amount of books I’m able to read and review is heavily influenced by what’s made available through the library system. Toronto’s library is well-funded, so I couldn’t understand why there were so few digital copies of really popular books.

And now, after doing a little bit of research on it, I can understand why.

Basically, the international book publishers are throttling libraries by charging them more for digital copies than regular ones.

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7 Ways to get Free Ebooks Legally

Cheap books and affordable books in general can be hard to come by these days. If you’re looking for free books, or even free ebooks, you can forget about it. If you’re a Canadian and also really into books, then you’re probably in a rough spot. You have access to so many books and there are so many places where you can buy said books. But, if you’re not super wealthy then something is probably stopping you short. Is it lack of time? No.

It’s the cost of books.

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