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Writers won't lose out if libraries lend ebooks

Writers won't lose out if libraries lend ebooks | New-Tech Librarian | Scoop.it

The Society of Authors' suspicion of e-lending is misguided...With lending limits and lending right controls in place, there should be no reason for publishers or authors to fear e-lending, writes Anna Baddeley...

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Libraries as Community Publishers: How to Turn the Tables, by Peter Brantley

Libraries as Community Publishers: How to Turn the Tables, by Peter Brantley | New-Tech Librarian | Scoop.it
Libraries as Community Publishers: How to Turn the Tables http://t.co/C1tYsCQO via @OUPAcademic #publishing #books...

 

"This is just one option among many possibilities available to public libraries. I am not naive about the need for a library publishing imprint to have at least a basic supporting staff at a time when budgets are tight. But it is at least within arms reach, and it provides opportunities for librarians to grow and engage in new services that have a stronger future than those dealing with analog culture. Having one foot in the community and one in the network, libraries can help define a new cultural commons."


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