Information Science
26.0K views | +0 today
Follow
Information Science
What you need to know about libraries, books, information science in Greece and the rest of the world
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Rescooped by Afroditi Fragkou from The Information Professional
Scoop.it!

ALA Chapters Issue Joint Statement on E-Content Pricing | American Libraries Magazine

ALA Chapters Issue Joint Statement on E-Content Pricing | American Libraries Magazine | Information Science | Scoop.it
American Libraries Magazine, the magazine of the American Library Association, delivers news and information about the library community.

 

Submitted by George Eberhart:


"A majority of the 57 state and regional chapters of the American Library Association have signed a joint statement in opposition to the practices of publishers and distributors that have established unfair pricing in the sale of ebooks to libraries.

ALA President Maureen Sullivan commented, “This joint statement underscores how critical this issue is for the public. Librarians across the country daily face questions from their readers about why access to ebooks is restricted. ALA fully supports this grassroots effort.”

So far, 33 ALA chapters (see list below) have signed on to the statement, and Indiana Library Federation Executive Director Susan Akers expects that a few more will join in the next few weeks."

 

List here: http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/inside-scoop/ala-chapters-issue-joint-statement-e-content-pricing

 


Via Karen du Toit
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Afroditi Fragkou from School Libraries around the world
Scoop.it!

Let’s read them a story! Helping your children succeed in school

Let’s read them a story! Helping your children succeed in school | Information Science | Scoop.it
Today’s post is from Anne-Lise Prigent, the editor in charge of education publications at OECD Publishing “I have never let my schooling interfere with my education” said Mark Twain. Well, wa...

Via Lourense Das
more...
No comment yet.