Library Technology Reports
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)
electronic books, cooperative collection development (libraries)
Citation: Pilot Scholars Version (Modified MLA Style)
Hinken, Susan and McElroy, Emily J., "Consortial Purchasing of E-books" (2011). Library Faculty Publications and Presentations. 2.