Kane Retained as Hawaii Reclaims Technical Services
Eberhart, George M., American Libraries
The Hawaii Board of Education on July 25 granted State Librarian Bart Kane another six months to get technical services operations at the Hawaii State Public Library System (HSPLS) back under control. Kane had terminated the outsourcing contract with Baker & Taylor two weeks earlier, citing numerous instances in which the company was allegedly in default (AL, Aug., p. 15-18).
The board deliberated behind closed doors for more than three hours after hearing testimony from librarians and concerned citizens who strongly opposed Kane's reappointment, according to the Honolulu Star-Bulletin. The outcome was 11-2 in favor of retaining Kane, provided that he meets the following …
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Publication information: Article title: Kane Retained as Hawaii Reclaims Technical Services. Contributors: Eberhart, George M. - Author. Magazine title: American Libraries. Volume: 28. Issue: 8 Publication date: September 1997. Page number: 16+. © 1984 American Library Association. COPYRIGHT 1997 Gale Group.