Library Journal reported today that the four universities that make up the Triangle Research Libraries Network received a $41,000 grant from the Mellon Foundation to develop new models for consortial ebooks pricing and acquisition.
From LJ: Â “Some answers to the ebook model dilemma may be in the offing, from theÂ Triangle Research Libraries Network (TRLN)â€”a collaborative organization of the libraries of North Carolina-based Duke University, North Carolina State University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and North Carolina Central Universityâ€”which announced that it has received a $41,000 grant from theÂ Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to develop new models for consortial ebook pricing and acquisition.”
A colleague also forwarded to me today a value statement for the Scholarly Ebook Marketplace from North Carolina State University. Â It is reprinted below in full. Continue reading North Carolina libraries receive grant to develop new eBook business models & make statements on values