Everything tagged: eBooks in Libraries
Library and GLAM sector organizations call for federal support for broadband connectivity, access to e-content, municipal funding, library support for vulnerable populations, accessible reading material, and Canadian publishers and booksellers.
News January 4, 2021
Members of the Canadian Urban Libraries Council (CULC) endorsed the eLending Position Paper developed by ReadersFirst, an organization representing almost 300 libraries, including 36 in Canada.
News October 6, 2020
National library organizations call for federal support for broadband connectivity, access to e-content, municipal funding, library support for vulnerable populations, accessible reading material, and Canadian publishers and booksellers.
News September 14, 2020
North American Elected Officials Send Message to E-Book Publishers: Price Gouging Public Libraries Is Unacceptable
Mayors from major urban jurisdictions sign statement urging e-book publishers to institute equitable and transparent pricing for public libraries
News November 6, 2019
CULC members are being provided with materials to be used for their communications with federal election candidates in advance of the October 21, 2019 federal election.
News September 19, 2019
In response to Macmillan Publishers’ announcement of their new library ebook lending model, CULC and ALA have issued statements denouncing the changes and called on Macmillan CEO John Sargent to provide evidence to support claims in its announcements.
News July 28, 2019
Canadian Public Libraries Call on Multinational Publishers to Make More Content Available
News January 14, 2019
Infographics with highlights from BookNet Canada’s third annual State of Digital Publishing in Canada survey.
News May 18, 2016
Canadian Public Libraries for Fair Ebook Pricing has issued an open letter to five multinational publishers calling for more reasonable prices and terms for ebooks.
News March 29, 2016
The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) has approved a resolution calling for action from the federal government on ebooks.
News March 5, 2016