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IFLA WLIC 2022 Satellite Meeting: Ebooks – where are we heading?

Ebooks are an essential part of the collections of most public and academic libraries globally. During COVID use has increased significantly consuming an increasing amount of our budgets, management and energy. After more than a decade of mainstream library use of ebooks and less than satisfactory outcomes from negotiations with… Read More

  • Events
  • 18 June 2022

Knowledge Rights 21 Webinar: The empty library – the urgency of solutions to unsustainable eBook markets

The freedom for libraries to acquire books and develop a collection. A relic of a pre-digital age? Or an ongoing issue in dire need of action? Who and what determines what libraries, both public and academic, can offer: user needs vs publishers’ policies? And how can we protect the rights of access to education, knowledge, and cultural participation? Join KR21 for our first webinar and hear what experts have to say on these topics. Read More

  • Events
  • 20 April 2022

Going Digital: Bringing the Library to Teens in the New Normal

By Ms Siti Aisyah Binte Abdul Nasir, Deputy Head (Children & Teens) | Programmes and Exhibitions, Archives and Libraries Group, National Library Board, Singapore In Singapore, the National Library Board (NLB) runs 27 public libraries, with teens making up about 10% of our patrons. When the COVID-19 pandemic came… Read More

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  • 22 May 2021

Promise, progress… and persistent problems: catching up on the situation for eLending in the United States

The past year has underlined how essential it is for libraries to be able to offer access to content digitally. With major expansion in demand from users, there have been both welcome moves from publishers to facilitate access, but also increasingly clear evidence of underlying challenges in the eBook market. We interviewed Sari Feldman and Alan Inouye, ALA, to get an update. Read More

  • News
  • 06 April 2021
  • By: anonymous

Professional Unit Virtual Event – Preservation of Digital Complex Objects

Since the beginning of 21st century IT development have brought new forms of eBooks and complex objects for renewed and enhanced user / reader experience. These innovative cultural objects imply new challenges for preservation and conservation: how can we archive device dependent multimedia, interactive systems, or information flows? Does new data technologies open new possibilities for long-term conservation? Read More

  • News
  • 17 November 2020
  • By: anonymous

Information Technology and Preservation & Conservation Section virtual event (II)

Since the beginning of 21st century IT development have brought new forms of eBooks and complex objects for renewed and enhanced user / reader experience. These innovative cultural objects imply new challenges for preservation and conservation: how can we archive device dependent multimedia, interactive systems, or information flows?… Read More

  • Events
  • 03 September 2020

Information Technology and Preservation & Conservation Section virtual event (I)

Since the beginning of 21st century IT development have brought new forms of eBooks and complex objects for renewed and enhanced user / reader experience. These innovative cultural objects imply new challenges for preservation and conservation: how can we archive device dependent multimedia, interactive systems, or information flows?… Read More

  • Events
  • 03 September 2020