Content tagged Interview
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- Promoting Cross-Border Connections between Libraries and the IFLA Strategy: An Interview on the UK Working Internationally Initiative
IFLA’s Strategy 2019-2024 is driving efforts to create an inspired, engaged, enabled and connected library field. Success will depend on libraries and library associations being ready to...
News - 8 January 2020
- Former IFLA Secretary General Peter Lor shares insights from his new book
During the 85th IFLA World Library and Information Congress 2019 in Athens, Greece, several recent and forthcoming IFLA publications were presented by their authors and editors...
News - 17 October 2019
- E-Lending, Embargoes and Equitable Access: Interview with Sari Feldman
The rules around library eLending are on the agenda again in the United States, following the decision by one publisher to impose limits on libraries' ability to give access to new books...
News - 16 October 2019
- An Alternative Route: Cooperation Leads to Better Conditions for Australian Libraries
A lot of advocacy work focuses on trying to change laws in order to improve the situation for libraries. However, there can be alterantives to legal reform as a recent example from Australia shows...
News - 14 October 2019
- Making a Reality of Access to Legal Research to Deliver the SDGs: Interview with Latia Ward
Limited access to research not only prevents people in many countries from contributing to the latest thinking and innovations, but also means that they cannot apply this knowledge in...
News - 19 September 2019
- Simplify, Unify, Diversify: an Interview with Jessica Want, New York Public Library
Alongside growing concern in the United States and Canada about the conditions imposed on libraries looking to lend eBooks, there are also efforts to reduce dependency on third party distributors...
News - 16 July 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)
- Protecting Privacy in the Modern Academic Library: An Interview with Mimi Calter
A group of unviersity libraries in the United States have signed up to a new Statement on Patron Privacy and Database Access. With library resources often now accessed through third-party servers...
News - 9 April 2019
- 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
- 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