Here again the issues are broader than technology, costs, and the preferences of library users. Publishers, booksellers, authors, and, probably, intellectual property rights are also moving into a changed situation as electronic documents permit, in principle, a significant change in library collecting practices and in the use of library materials. A changed “industry” and new policies are to be expected.
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