But you can distrubute it freely, without DRM, outside of the iBooks store, as long as you don't charge for it.
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Is Google going into the libraries and destroying all extant copies of these books? That's the only way they'd be the "exclusive source of access to these books."
I teach at GMU (English); the library here has links to both Zotero and Endnote (with a site license for the latter. I wonder how much that cost?).
I plan to ask the library to drop the license for Endnote; why pay them to sue us?
I encourage my research writing classes to use Zotero anyway.