Penguin Book Group Halts New E-Book Availability for Libraries

September 27, 2013 Updated Nov 22, 2011 at 5:13 PM EDT

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Penguin Book Group Halts New E-Book Availability for Libraries

September 27, 2013 Updated Nov 22, 2011 at 5:13 PM EDT

According to The New York Times, Penguin Book Group on Monday announced in a statement that it plans to delay the availability of new e-books to libraries over security concerns.

According to the Times report, a Penguin spokesperson said: “Penguin’s aim is to always connect writers and readers, and with that goal in mind, we remain committed to working closely with our business partners and the library community to forge a distribution model that is secure and viable."

Read The New York Times story HERE.