New e-book embargo by Macmillan on libraries starts Friday

By , Daily Memphian Updated: December 30, 2019 4:36 PM CT | Published: October 28, 2019 3:25 PM CT

The embargo limits Memphis Public Libraries to buying only one copy of a new Macmillan title for the first eight weeks the book is out. MPL director Keenon McCloy says the policy by one of the nation's big five publishers limits access and in turn the reach of such books.

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Bill Dries covers city government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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