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Conference Session 97

Exploring an e-book future (e-book lending models, copyright and other issues)

Copyright and other Legal Matters with Management of Library Associations

Congress track 2: Policy, strategy and advocacy.

19 August 2013 09:30 - 12:45 | Room: Exhibition Hall 404-405 | SI

Introduction by chair: The right to e-read
GERALD LEITNER (Chair, IFLA Management of Library Associations section (MLAS))

Part 1 (9:45am - 10:30am):
Framing the challenge: transformation of the media market (libraries and publishers):

  • Development of the e-book market
    DAN MOUNT (Civic Agenda)
  • Publishers perspective on the changing environment
    YS Chi (International Publishers Association)
  • Comments/questions

Part 2 (10.30am - 12pm):
The challenge world wide - e-book licensing policy/principles/issues around the globe:

  • European Union:
    KLAUS-PETER BÖTTGER (European Bureau of Library Information and Documentation Associations (EBLIDA))
  • Australia:
    Book Industry Strategy Council principles and progress

    MARGARET ALLEN (State Library of Western Australia)
  • US/Canada:
    Issues with big six publishers

    KEITH MICHAEL FIELS (American Library Association)
  • South America:
    CHLOE VICENTE DE BILLION (Universidad Adolfo Ibanez, Chile)
  • Africa:
    MAISELA EDDY MAEPA (University of South Africa)
  • Asia:
    KENNY CHAN (Resource Management, National Library Board, Singapore)

Part 3 (12:00pm - 12:45pm):

  • IFLA's answer and position: the E-lending principles
    PAUL WHITNEY (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada)

Last update: 3 July 2013