UK: Society of Chief Librarians (SCL) Publishes Position Statement on E-Book Lending in Libraries
The full text of the position statement from the The Society of Chief Librarians (SCL) is available here.
The discussion is organized into seven sections:
1. Licensing Models
2. Library Membership and Access to E-Books
3. Digital Rights Management
4. Purchase or Licensing Model
5. Fee or Free
6. Models of Access and Remote Downloading
7. The Public Library Offer in the E-Book Marketplace
Direct to Full Text of Position Statement
See Also: Call to Move libraries Into 21st century’ Sparks Ebook Lending review (via The Guardian; July 19, 2012)
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Gary Price (email@example.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.