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Online library overwhelmed before opening time

BBC News reports on My Book Your Book, an initiative to launch an online book sharing scheme which has found pre-launch interest has been beyond the wildest dreams of its founder.

All of its “founder members” will be able to access thousands of paperback novels – provided they donate 10 books each to the co-operative scheme.

“I always thought it would work, but I’m surprised how quickly it’s taken off,” Peter Baillie told BBC News

It will be interesting to see how it progresses over the months, and what lessons are in it for the people with buildings full of shelves, and reading rooms and other traditional accessories to book lending.

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