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On the OEDB blog, Ellyssa Kroski pointed out this article on Forbes on the war between libraries & publishers over ebooks. Although the author, David Vinjamuri, doesn’t have a background … Continue reading
ARL sponsored this Webinar that featured knowledgeable persons giving their understandings of the background and impact of this landmark decision. Here are several points and quotes that caught my attention: … Continue reading
This article on the Inside Higher Ed site spurred me to write about what in which I’m currently deeply involved – evaluation of our pilot of demand- or patron-driven acquisitions … Continue reading
I found this Pew Presentation on Libraries in 2020 posted on iLibrarian. The first half of the slides is focused on the rise of use of the internet, mobile, and … Continue reading
I am not at all surprised that there are a growing number of dis-advocates of ebooks provided by libraries. The recent events have revealed the relatively low influence that libraries … Continue reading
Here is an interesting post from Library Renewal that includes some interesting, albeit rough data. I’m intrigued, of course, by the breakdown of efficiency and cost, resulting in the “deadweight” … Continue reading