‘Spotify for Libraries’: Public Libraries Edge Toward Music Streaming Services

From KQED Arts

” As more people stream and fewer buy, Netflix-like subscriptions look like the reasonable bet for tomorrow’s music marketplace — a way for suppliers to mimic Spotify without going the freemium route. Apple Music, set to begin charging users September 30, is often lauded as the brave initiator of this potential future, but well outside Cupertino, a smaller company has spent the past five years pioneering a similar model in one of the last places you’d expect: The public library.”

‘Spotify for Libraries’: Public Libraries Edge Toward Music Streaming Services

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