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 circulates the exact number of copies of a specific title it owns, regardless of format, putting controls in place to prevent users from redistributing or copying the digitized version. When CDL is appropriately tailored to reflect print book market conditions and controls are properly implemented, CDL may be permissible under existing copyright law. CDL is not intended to act as a substitute for existing electronic licensing services offered by publishers. Indeed, one significant advantage of CDL is addressing the “Twentieth Century Problem” of older books still under copyright but unlikely ever to be offered digitally by commercial services.“

Signatories to the Position Statement on Controlled Digital Lending by Libraries include:

Authors Alliance
Digital Public Library of America
Duke University Libraries
Internet Archive
UC Berkeley Library
California Digital Library

On the Digital Lending Feature of the Internet Archive see here:
https://archivalia.hypotheses.org/81128
https://archivalia.hypotheses.org/97266

See also
https://blog.ualberta.ca/controlled-digital-lending-a5e9d14dc56b
http://blog.bibliothekarisch.de/blog/tag/controlled-digital-lending/
https://publishingperspectives.com/2019/02/aap-slams-cdl-controlled-digital-lending-uk-authors-appeal-to-internet-archive-funders/
https://www.ifla.org/node/91896?og=29

Doktorarbeiten online – eine kommerzielle Initiative

„Dissertationen sollen leichter online auffindbar und für die Öffentlichkeit zugänglich sein. Im Februar 2019 ist die Plattform OpenD.org an den Start gegangen. Promovierende können hier ihre Dissertationen im Volltext und Open Access veröffentlichen.“ Es geht vorerst nur um Zweitveröffentlichung von auf Hochschulschriftenservern bereits publizierten Arbeiten.

https://zkbw.blogspot.com/2019/03/doktorarbeiten-online.html

Edward III And Philippa Of Hainault’s marriage contract goes up for sale

„The 1326 marriage contract between Edward III and Philippa of Hainault will be going up for sale at auction later this month. It is expected to be sold for between £100,000-150,000.“

http://www.medievalists.net/2019/03/edward-iii-and-philippa-of-hainaults-marriage-contract-goes-up-for-sale/

Aus evangelischen Archiven 57 (2017) jetzt online

https://blog.archiv.ekir.de/2019/03/15/aus-evangelischen-archiven-57-2017-jetzt-online/

Gabriele Stüber unkt: Schöne neue Archivwelt? Chancen und Risiken digitaler Wahrnehmung. Ähnlich schon Karsten Uhde auf dem Koblenzer Archivtag 2016: Ist die schöne neue Benutzerwelt wirklich schön? Das sind (ebenso wie ich, Kurskollege von Stüber) ältere Herrschaften, die eben Bedenken zu den Nadelstreifen tragen.