Archive for the 'General' Category

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SCCR 27: EIFL statement on withdrawn and retracted works

Ms. Teresa Hackett, speaking on behalf of Electronic Information for Libraries: I am speaking on behalf of Electronic Information for Libraries (EIFL). We thank the African Group, Ecuador and India for proposals on this topic. Libraries and archives have a mission to preserve the public record for posterity. In the […]

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SCCR27: Library and Archive joint statement on orphan works

Mr. Ben White (LIBER), on behalf of library and archive organisations at SCCR 27: Thank you Mr. Chairman. I am speaking on behalf of all the library and archive NGOs on the issue of orphan works and out of commerce works. Libraries have embarked upon digitisation projects of public domain […]

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Topic 7: Orphan Works (Society of American Archivists)

At SCCR 27, library and archive organisations have been able to offer interventions on specific topics before the Committee for consideration. On Thursday 1 May discussions for libraries and archives continued from Topic 6 (Cross Border Uses) to Topic 7, regarding Orphan Works, Withdrawn and Retracted Works, and out of commerce […]

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SCCR27: Karisma Foundation on cross border challenges for libraries in Colombia

Ms Amalia Toledo, Karisma Foundation: Muchas gracias, señor Presidente. Dado que es la primera vez que la Fundacion Karisma toma la palabra,  queremos  agradece su invitación a dirigirse al Comité, y lo felicita por sus labores de dirección del mismo. Expresamos nuestro apoya a las declaraciones Como una organización de […]

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German Library Association on cross border use at SCCR27

Mr. Armin Talke, German Library Association: Thank you, Mr. Chairman. I speak on behalf of the German library association, representing 2000 libraries in the country. I agree totally with my colleague from LIBER: Complexity is not a reason to leave the discussion. In contrary: Too much complexity,  in the interest […]

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SCCR27: Society of American Archivists on cross border activities

Mr. William Maher, on behalf of the Society of American Archivists: As an archivist for nearly four decades, I’m used to the fact that archives are misunderstood.  This stems from the general lack of knowledge of how we have to go about fulfilling our societal mission.  So let me clarify […]

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SCCR27: International Council of Archives on cross border activities

At SCCR 27, library and archive organisations have been able to offer interventions on specific topics before the Committee for consideration. On Thursday 1 May discussions for libraries and archives began with Topic 6, Cross Border Uses. The following statement was delivered by Mr. Tim Padfield, for the International Council on Archives: […]

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