Tag Archive for 'e-Lending'

A Hackers’ Library: What They Talk About When They Talk About Public Libraries

Deutsche Version At the end of December the Chaos Communication Congress (CCC) took place for the 32th time—this time again in Hamburg. The Chaos Computer Club calls it the „annual four-day conference on technology, society and utopia“. 12.000 hackers and computer experts came together to take part in about 130 […]

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The public library’s collection in a digital age

The Latest edition of Scandinavian Library Quarterly focuses on collections in the digital era. Lots of good reading. Of particular interest for public libraries is the article ‘The public library’s collection in the digital age’ written by Jakob Heide Petersen from Copenhagen Central Library. Jakob describes how media development and the […]

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Libraries, e-Lending and the Future of Public Access to Digital Content

This new FAIFE Spotlight  Libraries, e-Lending and the Future of Public Access to Digital Content , is a thinkpiece which pushs on the reflection of freedom of access to information in the digital age. In its comment, members of the  FAIFE committee highlight and discuss the ethical issues of the […]

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