George and Joan, Thinking Out Loud: What can libraries learn from the Barnes & Noble eBook Store?

Barnes & Noble recently opened the (virtual) doors of their eBook Store. Is this new player a Kindle-killer? Is it a library-killer? It’s too soon to tell, but in their latest podcast, George & Joan do see implications for libraries. As Joan points out, the former conversation was about the container (the iPod, the Kindle, etc) – the B&N eBook Store makes it about the content, getting it fast however you want it. How can libraries cope? Listen and learn!