December Deals: Ex Libris Innovates; OverDrive Goes to KKR
Among the spate of holiday shopping advertisements for good deals on presents, two acquisition deals occurred that are of particular importance to the library community. December began with news that Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, would acquire ILS vendor Innovative and ended with the announcement that OverDrive was being purchased by private equity firm KKR. Both deals are indicative of the consolidation and disruption that libraries and librarians are increasingly encountering.
Quelle: Information Today, Inc. NewsBreaks by Marydee Ojala