NPR interview about the print book supply chain problems
Deborah A. Clark, MLIS
Library Management Specialist
Maine State Library
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Subject: Re: [MELIBS-L] Hive Books question
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I am buying from local bookstores and trying to avoid Amazon and big box, though have had to use BAM for Manga and graphic novels at times.
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Buck Memorial Library
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Bucksport, ME 04416
On Tue, Oct 5, 2021 at 9:33 AM Kristin Taylor < [log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I am going through Bull Moose, refusing to use big book jobbers.
> On Tue, Oct 5, 2021 at 9:15 AM Waterford Library <
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> > There was just a commentary on MPBN about the shortage of printed
> > material. Some Libraries were looking to buy through local book
> > sellers and others were looking at alternative sites such as Amazon.
> > Wonder if some of you are purchasing from other vendors or just waiting????
> > Thanks for feedback,
> > Nancy Eaton
> > Waterford Library Association
> > Ps.It’s been over a month since we placed our last B&T feedback,
> > book order, and not one has arrived yet.
> Kristin Taylor
> Media Specialist
> Biddeford High School
> 20 Maplewood Ave
> Biddeford, Maine 04005
> 207.282.1596 ext. 6308
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