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Availability, License Terms and Pricing of eBooks: an Interview with Rebecca Giblin

ELending is becoming increasingly important and is already well-established in many countries. While jurisdictions approach the lending of eBooks and other digital material in many different ways, licensing is often part of the equation. And with that, challenges arise for the library sector.

12 April 2019 | CLM and Copyright Limitations and Exceptions and eLending | CLM (Committee on Copyright and other Legal Matters), Access to information, Access to knowledge, accessibility, Advocacy, Copyright, Copyright Limitations and Exceptions for Libraries & Archives, eBooks, eLending, eLending for Libraries, Intellectual property, licensing, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, United States

PAC Workshop on Verdigris Hisotry and Deterioration

The IFLA Preservation and Conservation Regional Center for Arab and Middle East countries at Qatar National Library is organizing the workshop "Various Greens in Persian Paintings with Reference to Copper Green Verdigris and its Deterioration and Stabilization". The workshop will be conducted by Mandana Barkeshli.

11 April 2019 | PAC

Get Connected: Public Access Policy Toolkit

Connecting libraries offers a great way of bringing more people online, and providing a space where they can develop the skills and confidence necessary to get the most out of the Internet. The new Public Access Policy Toolkit looks at the different policy areas where libraries may need to advocate to make this happen.

11 April 2019 | FAIFE and Information Society | FAIFE (Committee on Freedom of Access to Information and Freedom of Expression), Access to information, Digital inclusion, Internet access, Dynamic Coalition on Public Access in Libraries, Public Access

IFLA Asia Oceania Regional Quarterly News APRIL 2019 issue

Dear friends Time flies and we are presenting to you the fourth issue of our newsletters. Hope you have enjoyed it so far.

11 April 2019 | Asia and Oceania

Summary of Evaluation of Speakers in Tabular Form : Seminar on “Advancing Multiculturalism in Libraries: Partnerships and Promotions”

Seminar on “Advancing Multiculturalism in Libraries: Partnerships and Promotions” Narra Hall 19th Floor, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas A. Mabini St., Malate, Manila March 8, 2019

11 April 2019 | Asia and Oceania

Protecting Privacy in the Modern Academic Library: An Interview with Mimi Calter

A group of unviersity libraries in the United States have signed up to a new Statement on Patron Privacy and Database Access. IFLA has interviewed Mimi Calter, Deupty University Librarian at Stanford, and Chair of IFLA's Academic and Research Libraries Section, to find out more about the thinking behind the Statement, and what it says.

9 April 2019 | FAIFE and Information Society | Access to information, Privacy in libraries

Global Discussions on Exceptions and Limitations to Copyright for Libraries Continue

It’s time to look back at a of week global discussions on copyright at the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO). There were useful new reports and materials, signs of consensus on all sides that exceptions and limitations are an essential part of the copyright framework, and further proof that action is needed to allow libraries to work across borders.

9 April 2019 | CLM and Copyright Limitations and Exceptions | CLM (Committee on Copyright and other Legal Matters), Access to information, Access to knowledge, Advocacy, Archives, Copyright, Copyright Limitations and Exceptions for Libraries & Archives, Policy

Libraries for Human Rights: IFLA Contributes to Italian UN Human Rights Review

IFLA, working with the Italian Library Association, has provided input to the Universal Periodic Review of Italy at the Human Rights Council. The submission highlights the importance of access to information and education, as well as the rights of children, people with disabilities, refugees and migrants.

5 April 2019 | FAIFE and Information Society | FAIFE (Committee on Freedom of Access to Information and Freedom of Expression), Access to information, Italy, Human rights, Universal Declaration of Human Rights

ARLIS UK & Ireland - Conference 2019

ARLIS UK & Ireland 50th Anniversary Conference University of Glasgow 15-17 July 2019

4 April 2019 | Art Libraries