eBooks and e-content licensing models

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March 4, 2011 by MMIT

There has been a bucketload of commentary about the recent announcement by HarperCollins about limiting the lending of eBooks in libraries, all well worth wading through.  Meredith Farkas, on the Information Wants To Be Free blog,  puts this in the broader context of problematic e-content licensing models. The post and ensuing comments covers many of the issues the library world has been grappling with when procuring electronic resources — a debate well worth having.

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