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Internet Archive Files Final Appeal Brief in Book Scanning Case

The Internet Archive has filed its final reply brief in Hachette v. Internet Archive, the closely watched copyright case involving the scanning and digital lending of library books. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-04-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers File Appeal Brief in Internet Archive Copyright Suit

Nearly one year after district court judge John G. Koeltl found the IA's scanning and lending of library books to be copyright infringement, the publisher plaintiffs are asking an appeals court to affirm the decision. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-03-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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How to Get Library Books on Kindle: Your Guide

Open up a whole new world of reading on your Kindle, with our guide on how to get library books on Kindle devices! Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2023-07-13 10:33:00 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: June 9, 2023

Among the week's headlines: the Fifth Circuit hears a closely-watched book banning case; Louisiana passes a 'harmful to minors' law for library books; legal action over a flawed New York City library design; and California expands its partnership with Dolly Parton's Imagination Library. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-06-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Oral Argument Set in Internet Archive Copyright Case

A federal judge is ready to hear oral arguments for summary judgment in a closely watched copyright case over the scanning and lending of library books, some four months after final briefs were submitted by the parties and more than two years since the case was first filed. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-02-21 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Look through this archive of all the random things people have lost in library books.

In the back of my favorite bookstore in Brooklyn, there’s a wall covered in all the random things the employees have found in the used books they sell: photos, newspaper clippings, notes, receipts, pressed flowers, etc. It’s a fascinating little archive, both meaningless and somehow magical,... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-07-11 14:16:40 UTC ]
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Attention: Please stop microwaving your library books.

As libraries begin to reopen around the country, patrons are excited to get back to borrowing books—but they’re also still nervous about COVID-19, which is understandable. At least some of them have been “getting creative” in their attempts to protect themselves, prompting at least one public... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-23 18:08:53 UTC ]
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In L.A. Unified elementary schools, library books could be off-limits to many students

Here we go again, tumbling down the shaft and into a bizarro world in which school libraries lock out students who need them most. L.A. Unified elementary school libraries are on the chopping block once again, and library aides, many of whom could lose their jobs, are screaming for justice. Some... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Win Expands Fair Use

After eight years of litigation—three of which had all parties stumping together for an ill-fated, controversial settlement—Judge Denny Chin last week dismissed a lawsuit filed by the Authors Guild over Google’s mass scanning of library books. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes: dismantling libraries is "self-mutilation"

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Mon, 26/09/2011 - 15:00 Author Julian Barnes, shortlisted for this year's Man Booker prize for his novel The Sense of an Ending, has said it is "national self-mutilation" to damage the public library service. Barnes said: "Like most writers of my... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Check it Out: Amazon Will Add 11,000 U.S. Libraries to the Kindle [eMoney]

Amazon just eliminated one of the biggest differences between the Kindle and competing e-readers. It said today it will be rolling out the Kindle Library Lending feature later this year, allowing customers to borrow books for free from more than 11,000 libraries in the U.S. Other e-readers and... Continue reading at 'AllThingsD'

[ AllThingsD | 2011-04-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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