February 25, 2021

State Library of Kansas Partnering With Bilbary For eBook Sales to Users

From Publisher’s Weekly: The state library of Kansas this week said that it will partner with upstart e-bookseller Bilbary to facilitate patrons wishing to buy e-books. State librarian Jo Budler told PW that the library would soon add a link to Bilbary on its Web site as an option for patrons, and while the library […]

Kansas Digital Library Plans to Terminate Contract With OverDrive, Argues Consortium Purchased Material + Primary Document

From a Library Journal Article by Michael Kelly, The state librarian of Kansas, with the backing of state attorney general’s office, is planning to terminate the Kansas Digital Library Consortium’s contract with ebook vendor OverDrive and is asserting the bold argument that the consortium has purchased, not licensed, its ebook content from OverDrive and, therefore, […]