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Librarians and lawmakers are fighting for better e-book access

Since the early 2010s, libraries and publishers have clashed over the terms and costs of e-book licenses, which grant libraries permission to loan digital books. Librarians and their legislative allies are pushing publishers of electronic books to lower their prices and relax licensing terms, an... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2022-09-06 11:15:37 UTC ]
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ALA Responds as Legislation Threatens Librarians for Offering Information on Abortion Services

ALA says it is “developing guidance” for libraries and library workers and working with other organizations to “oppose any efforts to limit access to constitutionally protected information or limit privacy protections” for library users. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Murdering the competition: Richard Osman thriller tops UK library loans

Stats from 2020-21 reveal that the Pointless presenter’s The Thursday Murder Club is the biggest hit in UK librariesRichard Osman’s The Thursday Murder Club was the most borrowed book from UK libraries in the year 2020-21, while the prolific bestseller James Patterson was the most borrowed... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-06-09 13:22:35 UTC ]
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ALA Announces 'I Love My Librarian' Award Winners

ALA officials said they received more than 1,300 nominations from library users for this year’s award, with hundreds of nominations focused on librarians’ swift and effective response to the COVID-19 pandemic, from "hosting virtual programs to distributing books and technology safely to those in... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-01-14 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Library audio and ebook loans in 2021 reveal unexpected stars

Alongside Richard Osman and JK Rowling, figures show huge successes for relative unknowns Ellery Adams and Brenda ChapmanThe UK’s library users are widely seen as a traditional bunch when it comes to choosing their next read, but while Richard Osman might have topped the list of the year’s... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-12-08 16:34:37 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #bookshop #bookseller #public libraries #audiobook #kazuo ishiguro #midnight library #matt haig #lee child #douglas stuart #most-borrowed ebooks #library users #jk rowling


OverDrive to Acquire Kanopy

The acquisition of Kanopy adds an extensive video catalog to the OverDrive platform, with some 30,000 films available to students and library users through the Kanopy platform. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Library Bill of Rights: What They Are and What They Mean for You

Learn about the Library Bill of Rights, with explanations and examples of how library users might apply them in their own use of their libraries and more. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-04-20 10:32:09 UTC ]
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Cambridge University Press: A Marked Improvement in MARC Records

In a major focus on its metadata, Cambridge University Press is working this year to improve the discoverability of its material for library users. The post Cambridge University Press: A Marked Improvement in MARC Records appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Coventry’s libraries may move online

A proposal put forward by Coventry City Council could see library users go online to order books and collect them from local community centres. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Baker & Taylor Launches Axis 360 Mobile App

Baker & Taylor this week announced that it has released a new “all-in-one” mobile app for library users. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-07-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Birmingham library users stage sit-ins

Library users have been staging sit-ins at the Library of Birmingham as it switches to shorter opening hours following council cuts. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gay penguins on disputed book list

A picture book about two male penguins raising a baby penguin again features on a list of books to have received the most complaints from library users. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2015-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Check it Out with Peter Brantley: Privacy for Library Patrons

Patron privacy has long been a concern for libraries and library users in the digital age. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-01-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #digital age #library users #library patrons #peter brantley


Survey Says Library Users Are Your Best Customers

In the Internet age, there’s been no shortage of talk about the future of libraries, and much speculation about where libraries fit in the increasingly digital-rich media market for American consumers. Now, there is data. This month Library Journal released the first issue of a quarterly... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-10-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HC UK not ruling out e-lending limit

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Fri, 11/03/2011 - 13:04 HarperCollins has said it is “not ruling out” implementing the ebook library lending model in the UK its US partner has initiated, which allows library users to borrow its ebooks only 26 times. In a debate on BBC Radio 4's "You... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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