Large California Library Group to Implement E-Book Ownership System

From Library Journal (Large California Consortium Joins Movement Toward Library Ebook Ownership):

The largest library network in California is going to adopt the pioneering ebook business model of Colorado’s Douglas County Libraries, which allows libraries to truly own, not rent, their ebooks.

The San Mateo-based Califa Group, which brokers services and products for 220 multi-type library systems (1000 buildings), has seeded the project with about $30,000 and will purchase ebook files directly from publishers as well as an Adobe Content Server to manage the digital files.

Read more at Library Journal.

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