Ebook Economics 101
“Does the publishing community understand why librarians would balk at increases on the order of 100% or 200%?” wonders Carrie Russell of ALA’s Office for Information Technology Policy (OITP) over at the District Dispatch blog of the Association’s Washington Office.
That’s a good question—one that needs a response steeped in indisputable data. Fortunately, Russell explains, “A newly released economic report (PDF file), which was written by renowned economists Stanley M. Besen and Sheila Nataraj Kirby, provides at least part of the answer.”
Head over to District Dispatch to read “Ebooks and Libraries: An Economic Perspective.”