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RE: eBooks in Libraries a Thorny Problem, Says Macmillan CEO

> For consumer publishers, "libraries" almost always and 
> exclusively means "public libraries." Academic libraries are 
> not on the radar screen.

For exactly this reason, maybe a handful of academic libraries 
would be the perfect place to experiment with some bold ebook 
access models -- risk could be kept within manageable levels 
while the experiments are conducted.  I know my library would 
welcome the opportunity to talk with publishers about this kind 
of experimentation.

Rick Anderson
Assoc. Dir. for Scholarly Resources & Collections 
Marriott Library
University of Utah