Controlled Digital Lending by Libraries

https://controlleddigitallending.org/ „Controlled Digital Lending (CDL) is an emerging method that allows libraries to loan print books to digital patrons in a “lend like print” fashion. Through CDL, libraries use technical controls to ensure a consistent “owned-to-loaned” ratio, meaning the library … Weiterlesen

Claremont School of Theology Donates 250,000 Books to the Open Library

https://calschol.com/2020/06/08/claremont-school-of-theology-donates-250000-books-to-the-open-library/ „This gesture of radical solidarity of one library with its fellow library (the Internet Archive) couldn’t come at a better time, given last week’s lawsuit by four major publishers to end the Open Library and challenge its legal basis … Weiterlesen

Internet Archive eröffnet weltweite „National Emergency Library“ mit 1,4 Mio. sofort ausleihbaren Buchtiteln #closedbutopen

https://blog.archive.org/2020/03/24/announcing-a-national-emergency-library-to-provide-digitized-books-to-students-and-the-public/ Das „National“ bezieht sich auf den US-Notstand, ausleihen darf jede/r weltweit mit einem (kostenlosen) Account. Zahlreiche US-Bibliotheken und Organisationen unterstützen die Entscheidung. Da ist auch für wissenschaftliche Zwecke viel Wertvolles dabei, vor allem in Englisch. 155 Titel zur Suche … Weiterlesen

Mit der Leihbibliothek des Internet Archive gibt es Ärger

Zu Leihbibliothek des Internet Archive meldet: https://zkbw.blogspot.com/2019/01/streit-um-kostenlose-e-books-in-der.html „Die britische Schriftstellergewerkschaft The Society of Authors wirft dem US-amerikanischen Projekt Internet Archive eine direkte und strafbare Verletzung des Urheberrechts vor und droht rechtliche Schritte an, wie die Londoner Times in ihrer Mittwochsausgabe … Weiterlesen

Mehr zu Sci Hub

Anschließend an https://archivalia.hypotheses.org/55134 weitere Links: http://library.umassmed.edu/lsl_now/what-scihub-does-not-do „Yes, Sci-Hub makes research available. But Sci-Hub does not give researchers the opportunity to make deliberate choices about where they publish or help them advocate for their rights over their own intellectual property. Sci-Hub … Weiterlesen

Discriminating Against Libraries, 26 eBook Circs at a Time

http://www.heatherbraum.info/libraries/discriminating-against-libraries-26-ebook-circs-at-a-time The situation is simply this: In the first significant revision to lending terms for ebook circulation, HarperCollins has announced that new titles licensed from library ebook vendors will be able to circulate only 26 times before the license expires. … Weiterlesen

Archives on the web, Abstracts Sektion 3

Section 3: Best practices: István KENYERES (Budapest/HU) “The Hungarian Archives Portal: A Common Solution for Digitized Archival Material and Databases” Budapest City Archives established the Archive Portal of Hungarian Self-governing Archives (http://www.archivportal.hu) by the commission of the former Hungarian Ministry … Weiterlesen

Open Access LIS Articles through Emerald’s Special Partnership with IFLA

http://www.emeraldinsight.com/about/news/press-pack-charleston.htm „Emerald Group Publishing Limited is delighted to unveil the first articles in open access as part of its ‘special partnership’ with the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA). Available from November 1, 2010, the fourteen articles are … Weiterlesen