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IFLA Statement on Public Lending Right Updated to Include eBooks

On 9 December 2015, IFLA’s Governing Board approved an updated Statement on Public Lending Right (PLR) including a new section on eBooks. The updated statement identifies the complexities of considering PLR for eBooks, reinforces the need to involve libraries when considering changes to PLR programs to incorporate digital content, incorporates additional considerations for developing countries, and updates legal references from the 2005 statement.

1 February 2016

IFLA launches the 2014 eLending Background Paper

The eLending environment for libraries around the world continues to change at a rapid pace

30 July 2014 | elending

EBLIDA highlights “The Right to e-Read” on World Book and Copyright Day

The Right to e-Read Coinciding with today's United Nations’ World Book Day and World Copyright Day, the European Bureau of Library Information and Documentation Associations (EBLIDA) is rallying the European community to its “Right to e-Read” campaign.

23 April 2014 | Access to information, Access to knowledge, Copyright, World Copyright Day

Folding shelves - The Economist publishes article on Elending

In late March, The Economist published an article on the Elending and Public Libraries.

25 March 2013 | Access to information, Access to knowledge, Advocacy, Copyright, , The Economist

IFLA and CILIP Discuss the Challenges of eBooks in Libraries - Presentations now available

On the 21st of February 2013 the IFLA Management of Library Associations (MLAS) Committee and the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) invited participants to attend a seminar on Ebooks and the challenges faced by libraries titled ‘eBooks in Libraries – A Global Question of Survival?’.

19 March 2013 | United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Ebooks, MLAS, CILIP

IFLA launches principles, research and advice for eLending in Libraries

IFLA is pleased to launch a new set of resources relating to eBooks and libraries

8 February 2013 | elending

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