Tag Archive for 'German Librarians Congress'

Authors Guild v. HathiTrust: Implications for Libraries

Jonathan Band, policybandwidth and legal counsel to the Library Copyright Alliance (LCA), has released an analysis of the recent Authors Guild v. HathiTrust decision, “What Does the HathiTrust Decision Mean for Libraries?” As Band notes, “The decision has implications for libraries that go far beyond the specific facts of the […]

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Mixing the Library: Information Interaction & the DJ – Origins

Read this fascinating BL blog post here.

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ACD News: equal treatment for print and e-ressources asked for in Germany

  German Library Association states that printed books and ebooks should be teated equally in terms of lending October, 19th, 2012 Some publishers have been critising the “onloan”-practice (lending of ebooks) in German public libraries. The German Library Association has published a postion paper in order to endorse public libraries in offering the lending […]

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Report from the 101st German Librarians Congress in Hamburg : Libraries – Gateways to Knowledge

Report from the 101st German Librarians Congress in Hamburg : Libraries – Gateways to Knowledge   22nd to 25th May, 4700 German speaking librarians and international guests (see overview of English presentations) met in Hamburg. (see published articles) Topics on Acquisition and Collection Development: A panel on “Patron Driven Acquisition” […]

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