Ihave literally been writing this book in my head for five years, and I must admit to leaping at the chance to create it when ALA Editions first approached me. The topic—simply described as “libraries and vendors”— represents such an undercurrent to how I think about libraries and librarianship that the first outline spilled onto the page in a matter of minutes. Developing in four phases of my short professional life, my thoughts and opinions on the matter have shifted radically, even 180 degrees on occasion, but the central focus on the relationship between libraries and their private sector providers has remained solid.What was it that stuck in my craw? Why had I been thinking about this topic since the very beginning of my professional career as a librarian? Phase one began by accident, really.
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