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Anger As A Private Company Takes Over Libraries

First Posted: 09/26/10 09:39 PM ET Updated: 05/25/11 06:50 PM ET

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New York Times:

A private company in Maryland has taken over public libraries in ailing cities in California, Oregon, Tennessee and Texas, growing into the country's fifth-largest library system.

Now the company, Library Systems & Services, has been hired for the first time to run a system in a relatively healthy city, setting off an intense and often acrimonious debate about the role of outsourcing in a ravaged economy.

Read the whole story: New York Times

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