The item (linked below) by Greg Pronevitz appears in the latest issue of Collaborative Librarianship, it’s a special issue focused on library consortia.
Massachusetts Library Consortium
Vol 7, No 1 (2015)
From the Article:
Many consortial librarians are discussing and working on shared ebook platforms. We’ve been thinking about it seriously in Massachusetts since May 2012 when Jamie LaRue spoke at a conference in Worcester called “Resource Sharing Unbound.” He lit up the room with excitement and inspired a widespread call to action for a shared statewide ebook platform embracing the themes of the Douglas County Libraries’ own platform—ownership, fair prices, and user-friendliness. Jo Budler, Kansas State Librarian, inspired us when Kansas invoked a transferability clause to move content from one ebook aggregator to another platform. Since that time much has occurred in this arena in Massachusetts and elsewhere.
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