May 21, 2022

Salt Lake City Library Pays More for e-Books Than for Print

From The Deseret News: E-books are purchased through OverDrive Inc., an e-content provider to more than 11,000 libraries. The Salt Lake Library pays $12,000 a year for the OverDrive online checkout service, then pays a fee per title to rent out books to patrons. [Clip] The library has to buy multiple copies because each is […]

Public Libraries: "Salt Lake City Library’s Embattled Director Resigns"

Update: Here’s an Audio Recording (mp3) of the October 28, 2011 Board Meeting (via SLC Public Library Web Site) Includes statement from Beth Elder. From the Salt Lake Tribune: Saying it was time to remove herself from the “hot seat,” Beth Elder resigned Friday as director of Salt Lake City’s award-winning library system. Her immediate […]