Journal Title

Library Technology Reports

Publication Date

11-2011

Abstract

This chapter of The No Shelf Required Guide to E-book Purchasing studies how a consortium of thirty-six academic libraries in Oregon took a collaborative, consortium-wide approach to e-book purchasing.The alliance reacted to the threat of individual library e-book purchases limiting resource sharing by creating several teams to investigate and develop a shared e-book program.

Author Supplied Keywords

Acquisition of electronic books (Libraries), Orbis Cascade Alliance (Company)

Subjects

electronic books, cooperative collection development (libraries)

Publication Information

Copyright 2011 American Library Association.

Archived Final Published Version with permission of the copyright holder.

Peer-Reviewed

Yes

Document Type

Journal Article

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