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New White Paper: “Orphan Works: Mapping the Possible Solution Spaces”

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Title Orphan Works: Mapping the Possible Solution Spaces Author David Robert Hansen University of California, Berkeley – School of Law Series Berkeley Digital Library Copyright Project White Paper No. 2 Abstract This paper surveys a range of proposed orphan works solutions. The goal is to acquaint the reader with the wide variety of solution types, […]

Simba Information: Global Professional Publishing Industry to Grow 3% in 2012

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From the News Release: Publishing forecast firm Simba Information reveals the global market for professional publishing products and services, led by the legal, science/technical and medical (STM) segments, will grow 3% through 2012, reaching $41.4 billion. According to a recent report by the firm, print and electronic books were the leading delivery method, closely followed […]

New Article: “Copyright: Regulation Out of Line with our Digital Reality?”

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Title Copyright: Regulation Out of Line with our Digital Reality? Authors Abigail J. McDermott Graduate Research Assistant The Information Policy and Access Center (iPAC), and Masters Candidate in Library Science, University of Maryland, College Park. Source Information Technologies and Libraries (Vol 31, No 1)  Abstract This paper provides a brief overview of the current state […]

Boston’s French Cultural Center Launches First Francophone e-Library in U.S.

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From The Boston Globe: Boston’s French Cultural Center has expanded access to its electronic library to Francophiles nationwide making it the first French language e-Library in the country. The Marlborough Street center had previously allowed only New England residents to access their e-Library of 550 eBooks and eAudiobooks, but the center has removed the geographic […]