Monthly Archive for June, 2013

Library of Congress Transitions to Free, Online-Only Cataloging Publications

Read the LoC announcement here.  

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French Ministry of Culture and Communication Releases Ebook Study (English version available)

To access the IDATE report click here.

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Obama Stops Championing Treaty That Gives the Blind Better Access to E-Books

Read this Wired article here.

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Copyright policymaking: French Bitter-Sweet Wishful Thinking

The Lescure Report is a new step in the policymaking on creative content in the digital society in France. Read more

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Ebooks in 2013

Sadly, ebooks have not only failed to deliver on much of their promise, they have become a vast lost opportunity. The failure is not primarily one of technology but of the ways rights holders have chosen to apply the technology. Read more

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RLI 282 on Library Budgets, Journal Bundles, Reference Staffing

ARL has published Research Library Issues (RLI) no. 282. Read more

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Global Open Data Initiative Debuts

The Global Open Data Initiative shares principles and resources for governments and societies on how to best harness the opportunities created by opening government data. Read more

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