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IFLA Principles for Library eLending (2013)

Following the production of the IFLA Background Paper on eLending the IFLA Governing Board tasked the eLending Working Group with developing a set of principles that could guide library professionals as they grapple with the complicated process of… Read More

  • Publications
  • 12 January 2019

Libraries, eLending, and the Future of Public Access to Digital Content

In May 2012 IFLA released a Background Paper on eLending which discussed the situation facing public libraries seeking to lend eBooks to their users. The paper discussed the challenges facing libraries as a result of an increase in access to eReading devices among library users and a corresponding… Read More

  • Publications
  • 12 January 2019

European copyright reform: resources

The first major reform of Europe’s copyright system in almost 20 years aims to update the law for the digital age. In addition to affecting libraries and library users across Europe, it also sets an example for others, and could affect libaries elsewhere directly. The European Union… Read More

  • Publications
  • 20 December 2018

Give eBooks a Chance

With better suited legislation and business practices, eBooks can continue to play a major role in promoting access to, and enjoyment of, ideas and knowledge. Read More

  • News
  • 28 February 2018
  • By: anonymous

Call for Papers: The Document Delivery and Resource Sharing Section is organizing an Open Session during the 2018 WLIC in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia.

Call for Papers: The Document Delivery and Resource Sharing Section is organizing an Open Session during the 2018 WLIC in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia. We invite proposals for papers to be presented at a two hour program. Theme: “Transform Resource Sharing-exceed expectations.” Information technology has transformed every sector of our society during the last decades and the transformation is still happening in front of our eyes. Read More

  • News
  • 22 December 2017
  • By: Ertugrul Cimen