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posted Oct 19, 2009, 10:41 PM by John DeBacher   [ updated Mar 22, 2011, 12:16 PM by Cat Phan ]
COSLA: eBook Feasibility Study for Public Libraries
Final Report: June 30, 2010
"In the fall of 2009, the Chief Officers of State Library Agencies (COSLA) began an internal conversation about eBooks. What will they mean to the future of libraries, especially public libraries? Will these institutions be able to turn another digital format to its advantage, as they have with audiobooks? Or is it different this time? COSLA members wanted to arm themselves for action, instead of waiting to see how commercial forces would impact popular reading materials and the public library’s central role in providing them."
Cat Phan,
Mar 14, 2011, 7:10 AM