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Publishers And Libraries Don't Understand Each Other

Posted at 5:59PM Monday 09 Apr 2012

To my knowledge, publishers have not come out publicly and admitted that there is a disconnect between them and libraries. But publishers I've spoken with privately have agreed that this is an issue.

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