Day: September 18, 2014

Comixology DRM-Free

Comixology adds over 4,000 comics and graphics novels to their DRM-free library

Comixology announced the second wave of publishers participating in their DRM-free library. The DRM-free backup feature was announced earlier this year during the Comixology panel at San Diego Comic Con, with a first round of publishers Image Comics, Dynamite Entertainment, Zenescope Entertainment, MonkeyBrain Comics, Thrillbent, and Top Shelf Productions. Comixology also gave the option to…

Photograph by Ardo Omer. Books. Reading. Thursday Book Beat.

The Thursday Book Beat: Libraries Aren’t Happy with OverDrive

Libraries Aren’t Happy with OverDrive Oh, OverDrive. OverDrive is planning on enacting a change that will require new users to create an OverDrive account rather than use their library card. The ReadersFirst coalition of libraries has written a letter to OverDrive CEO Steve Potash protesting the change. Stressing that “libraries, not the vendors we pay,” should own the…