E-books strain relationship between book publishers and libraries

The Bangor Daily News published a Maine Policy Review article by the Honorable Tom Allen that discusses the complex issues facing libraries and book publishers as the use of electronic books increases (found at http://bangordailynews.com/2013/07/05/opinion/book-publishers-and-libraries-historic-partners-face-disruptive-technology/).  The full Maine Policy Review article, which is part of a special issue on libraries, can be found at http://digitalcommons.library.umaine.edu/mpr/.