May 21, 2022

Scottish Library Consortium (SHEDL) Signs Comprehensive Licensing Agreement with Springer

From Today’s Announcement: Springer and the Scottish Higher Education Digital Library Consortium (SHEDL) recently signed a ground-breaking agreement for access to electronic journal subscriptions and eBooks on Springer’s platform SpringerLink. Every SHEDL member will now have access to an enormous database of content consisting of nearly 2,000 journals and over 40,000 eBooks. The license will […]

Motion Picture Licensing Corp. Begins Offering Umbrella License For Public Libraries

Word that the Motion Picture Licensing Corporation has started to offer an “umbrella license” (annual license for unlimited viewings) for movies/videos shown in a public library setting. The Nevada State Library and the Suffolk Cooperative Library System in New York are charter users of the license that’s priced per location, per year. From MPLC: The […]

New Issue Online: College and Research Library News (C&RL News, October 2011)

Direct to Complete Table of Contents & Links to All Full Text Articles C&RL News October 2011; 72 (9) Articles Include: Lifelong learning requires lifelong access: Reflections on the ACRL Plan for Excellence by Joyce L. Ogburn What are we doing here, anyway?: Tying academic library goals to institutional mission by Janet R. Cottrell Textbook […]

Blog Post: "OCLC, WorldCat Rights and Responsibilities, and Open Data Licensing"

A new guest blog post on the Open Knowledge Foundation Blog by Jim Michalko, VP in charge of the OCLC Research Library Partnership. Michalko Writes: In a recent presentation to OCLC Global Council, OCLC provided some preliminary thoughts on open data licensing of member library catalog data. A number of OCLC members and groups have […]

ILL and Doc Delivery Focus of June 2011 Issue of Research Library Issues (ARL, CNI, & SPARC0ILL and Doc Delivery Focus of June 2011 Issue of Research Library Issues (ARL, CNI, & SPARC)

Here’s What You’ll Find in Issue 275. PDF versions of all articles/news/calendar are also available. Complete Table of Contents Complete Issue (PDF) Direct to Articles and News Report of the Task Force on International Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery Practices White Paper: International Interlibrary Loan White Paper: US Law and International Interlibrary Loan White Paper: […]