BookSwim the new library competition?
I heard about this new company called BookSwim, http://www.bookswim.com/ which advertises itself as an online book rental library. Similar to blockbuster.com or Netflix, you build a cue of books you want to read and they send them to you! They offer no late fees, free shipping both ways and a selection of over 150,000 titles. What are the possible implications of companies like this on libraries? Do we need to rethink how and where we serve our customers? Thoughts?