Via the New Mexico Consortium of Academic Libraries, more than two dozen higher education libraries recently purchased access for two years to 10 online research databases and two e-book collections managed by EBSCO Publishing.
The plan has been in the works for five years.
The two-year contract cost about $897,000 for the 26 public colleges and universities involved in the initiative, said Christopher Schipper, the consortium’s president and San Juan College’s library director.
By purchasing as one entity, Schipper said the schools will save about $230,000.
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