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MLA to give EBSCO exlusive rights to its bibliography

Friends:

The Modern Language Association has issued a letter announcing that it plans to transfer exclusive rights to sell access to its MLA bibliography to EBSCO.  EBSCO will sell  the bibliography to libraries as part of the content packages it normally offers. Gale Cengage, which has also offered the bibliography, has expressed disappointment over this development.  The MLA says that maintaining the bibliography on several different "platforms" was eating up too much valuable staff time. 

Below is a link to the MLA letter concerning its decision.

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