Hawaii Terminates Outsourcing Contract
Eberhart, George M., American Libraries
Hawaii State Librarian Bart Kane delivered a termination notice to book wholesaler Baker & Taylor on July 11 that effectively ends the controversial agreement to outsource technical services in the Hawaii State Public Library System (HSPLS).
The notice, which gave B&T 10 days to remedy nine specific areas in which it allegedly defaulted in its contract to supply books, was handed to company representatives after nearly a full day of talks. Kane told American Libraries that he had been prepared to send the letter on July 3, but the company had requested a face-to-face conference first. The meeting ended without the parties reaching a mutually satisfactory solution.…
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Publication information: Article title: Hawaii Terminates Outsourcing Contract. Contributors: Eberhart, George M. - Author. Magazine title: American Libraries. Volume: 28. Issue: 7 Publication date: August 1997. Page number: 15+. © 1984 American Library Association. COPYRIGHT 1997 Gale Group.
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