Content tagged eBooks
Ordered by publication date from most to less recent.
(These results include any available translations of the original English documents.)
- Hard Choices: Libraries Face Major Challenges in Meeting Reader eLending Demand
New research from Australia has explored how the way eBooks are offered to libraries affect their decisions over what to offer borrowers. Led by Associate Professor Rebecca Giblin of the...
News - 1 April 2020
- Video recording of the 16th IFLA ILDS conference: Beyond the paywall - Resource sharing in a disruptive ecosystem. Held at the National Library of Technology in Prague, Czech Republic, October 9-11, 2019.
Recorded at the National Library of Technology in Prague, Czech Republic, from Wednesday, October 9, at 10:00 CET, until Friday, October 11, 2019, at noon CET. More at https://ilds2019....
Publication - 12 November 2019
Tags: Access to knowledge, Audiovisual and multimedia resources, Benchmarking, Best practices, Big data, Conferences, Cooperation, Copyright, Copyright exceptions and limitations, Czechia, Data management, Digital divide, Document delivery, eBooks, Electronic document delivery, eLending, eLending for Libraries, Interlibrary loans, International cooperation, Networking, Open access, Research support, Document Delivery and Resource Sharing, Videos
- Proceedings of the 16th IFLA ILDS conference: Beyond the paywall - Resource sharing in a disruptive ecosystem : held at the National Library of Technology in Prague, Czech Republic, October 9-11, 2019
Published on behalf of the IFLA Document Delivery and Resource Sharing Section’s Standing Committee, this freely-accessible eBook is a testimonial reflecting the state-of-the-art in the...
Publication - 4 November 2019
Tags: Access to information, Benchmarking, Best practices, Big data, Conferences, Cooperation, Copyright, Copyright exceptions and limitations, Digital divide, Document delivery, eBooks, Electronic document delivery, eLending, eLending for Libraries, Intellectual property, Interlibrary loans, International cooperation, Library collections, Open access, Publications, Research support, Scholarly communications, Statistics and evaluation, User experience, Conference proceedings, Document Delivery and Resource Sharing
- Now available: 2019 IFLA ILDS Conference Proceedings
The IFLA Document Delivery and Resource Sharing Section (DDRS) proudly announces release of the 16th IFLA ILDS (Interlending and Document Supply) Conference Proceedings. ...
News - 4 November 2019
- Best Practice for Establishing a Public Lending Right System that Supports Authors and Libraries and Enables Literacy and Learning (Annex to the 2016 IFLA Position on Public Lending Right)
IFLA’s existing statement on Public Lending Right (PLR), updated in 2016, sets out IFLA’s policy position on Public Lending Right. These best practices are without prejudice to the...
Publication - 29 April 2019
Tags: Advocacy, Copyright, Copyright exceptions and limitations, Digital libraries, Digital resources, eBooks, eLending, eLending for Libraries, Best Practices, CLM (Committee on Copyright and other Legal Matters)
- Spain’s Recent Copyright Reform: an Interview with the Chair of the Library Association’s Copyright Group
The Spanish government recently implemented two European directives: the Marrakesh Directive, and the Collective Management Directive. The bill that transposed these two pieces of legislation came...
News - 25 April 2019
- Availability, License Terms and Pricing of eBooks: an Interview with Rebecca Giblin
ELending is becoming increasingly important and is already well-established in many countries. While jurisdictions approach the lending of eBooks and other digital material in many different ways...
News - 12 April 2019
Tags: Access to information, Access to knowledge, Accessibility, Advocacy, Australia, Canada, Copyright, Copyright exceptions and limitations, eBooks, eLending, eLending for Libraries, Intellectual property, Licensing, New Zealand, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, United States of America, Interview, CLM (Committee on Copyright and other Legal Matters)
- A Happy Ending: Interview with Mikkel Christoffersen on eLending in Denmark
The story of eLending in Denmark is a particular one. Despite high levels of use of the Danish eLending platform, it attracted frequent (if unjustified) criticism from other stakeholders, who held...
News - 8 February 2019
- Controlled Digital Lending: an Interview with Jonathan Band
The concept of controlled digital lending is receiving growing attention. Originating in the United States, it is now a subject of discussion elsewhere in the world, raising both interest and...
News - 22 January 2019
- Libraries Can't Get Enough eBooks: an Interview with Sharon Day, Edmonton Public Library
IFLA has interviewed Sharon Day, speaking on behalf of a campaign in Canada to boost the availability - and affordability - of eBooks for libraries. The goal - to ensure that Canada's...
News - 15 January 2019
- European copyright reform: resources
The first major reform of Europe's copyright system in almost 20 years aims to update the law for the digital age. In addition to affecting libraries and library users across Europe, it also...
Publication - 20 December 2018
Tags: Access to information, Advocacy, Copyright, Copyright exceptions and limitations, Copyright Limitations and Exceptions for Libraries & Archives, Digital humanities, Digital preservation, Digitisation, E-learning, eBooks, eLending, eLending for Libraries, Europe, Licensing, CLM (Committee on Copyright and other Legal Matters), Publications
- Deal on eLending in the Netherlands: Interview with the Dutch Public Library Association
Following extensive discussions, libraries in the Netherlands have come to an agreement with publishers and others about eBook availability in the country. Published in the Official...
News - 31 October 2018
- LIBER - International Book Fair for the Spanish-language book sector
LIBER is the leading international fair for the Spanish-language book sector. IFLA will participate in a pannel about intellectual property, where speakers will discuss current trends and...
Event - 18 September 2018
- Scholarly Communication in Asia & Africa
At the 2018 World Library and Information Congress in Kuala Lumpur, SOCRS held an open program on scholarly communication. The program featured papers from across Asia and Africa. The main...
News - 4 September 2018
Tags: Africa, Asia and Oceania, Bibliometrics, Digital libraries, Digital preservation, Digital repositories, Digital resources, eBooks, Electronic resources, Open access, Professional development, Scholarly communications, Serials and Other Continuing Resources
- Session 217, What's Up with eLending? - eLending Working Party with Public Libraries
08:30 - 10:30 Livestreamed Simultaneous Interpretation In the 5 years since the last major session at WLIC, we have seen talk of the death of the physical books replaced by...
Event - 9 August 2018
Tags: Access to information, Congress, Copyright, Copyright exceptions and limitations, eBooks, Electronic resources, eLending, eLending for Libraries, CLM (Committee on Copyright and other Legal Matters)
- SET Business Meetings at WLIC in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Education and Training Section Business Meetings I & II SET Business Meeting 1 – Session 006 will meet in Room 403 on Friday, Aug. 24, 2018 from 11:15 a.m..- 13:15 p.m. Agenda...
News - 4 July 2018
- Give eBooks a Chance
THE HAGUE, Netherlands, 28 February 2018 — eBooks have enjoyed a remarkable success in the years since their invention, accounting for around a quarter of the publishing market in countries...
News - 28 February 2018