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Controlled Digital Lending: Unlocking the Library's Full Potential
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Publishers are suing the Internet Archive over digital book lending
You Can't Buy These Books
Big Publishers are Putting the Internet Archive on Trial
Open Library and Controlled Digital Lending
Enjoy Digital Ownership And Public Libraries While You Still Can
Library Futures Releases Policy Statement and Draft eBook Legislative Language: Mitigating the Library eBook Conundrum Through Legislative Action in the States
Not Fit For Purpose: Libraries Explain How Copyright Failed Libraries During The Pandemic
If publishers have their way, libraries’ digital options will see major cuts
Knowledge Rights 21:
A Position Statement from Knowledge Rights 21 on eBooks and eLending
What Does My Library Need to Know About Ebook Laws?
Publishing Giants Are Fighting Libraries on E-Books
U.S. Copyright Office:
Copyright Office Issues Final Rule for Small Claims for Library and Archives Opt-Outs and Class Actions
ZDNet: Librarian's lament:
Digital books are not fireproof
Holocaust Denial Materials and Fascist Content Removed from Library Ebook Platforms
Maryland Library Association Releases a Statement
ALA Backs state Attorney General’s defense of Maryland law ensuring fair e-book access for libraries
Maryland Defends Its Library E-Book Law, Seeks Dismissal of AAP Lawsuit
Illinois, Rhode Island Introduce New Library E-book Bills
Libraries, Publishers Battle Over Terms for E-books’ Use
Libraries Demand a new deal on ebooks
The Top Ten Library Stories of 2021
Libraries enlist states in fight over ebook rules
Guest Post | #ebooksos crisis: price gouging publishers
After COVID boom, ebook aggregators face licensing questions from Congress
US Senate Committee on Finance:
Wyden, Eshoo Press Big Five Publishers on Costly, Overly Restrictive E-Book Contracts with Libraries
Guest Post—The Library Technology Industry’s Failure to Support Controlled Digital Lending
I Set Out to Build the Next Library of Alexandria: Now I Wonder: Will There Be Libraries in 25 Years?
The New Yorker:
The Surprisingly Big Business of Library Ebooks
Sell This Book!
Controlled digital lending—is it ‘piracy’?
AAP Vows to Protect Copyright from All Challengers
The Daily Beast:
Publishers are Using Ebooks to Extort Schools and Libraries
Amazon's Monopoly is Squeezing Your Library, Too
New Nonprofit to Advocate for Digital Content in Libraries
How to Fix the Internet Podcast:
You Bought it, But do you Own it?
Billion-Dollar Book Companies are Ripping off School Districts
Publishers are Taking the Internet to Court
Kyle K. Courtney:
Libraries Do Not Need Permission To Lend Books: Fair Use, First Sale, and the Fallacy of Licensing Culture
Libraries lend books, and must continue to lend books: Internet Archive responds to publishers’ lawsuit
No One Should Have to Wait 8 Months for a Library Book
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