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News tagged: eBooks in Libraries

Library Community Submissions to 2021 Pre-Budget Consultations

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 

Election 2019: CULC and #eContentForLibraries

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 

CULC, ALA Denounce Macmillan Publishers’ eBook Lending Model

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 Urban Libraries Council (CULC) Launches #eContentForLibraries Campaign

Canadian Public Libraries Call on Multinational Publishers to Make More Content Available


News January 14, 2019 

The State of Digital Publishing in Canada 2015

Infographics with highlights from BookNet Canada’s third annual State of Digital Publishing in Canada survey.


News May 18, 2016 

Libraries Call on Multinational Publishers for Fair Ebook Pricing

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 

Canadian Municipal Governments Support Efforts to Bring Down eBook Prices for Public Libraries

The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) has approved a resolution calling for action from the federal government on ebooks.


News March 5, 2016 

Reminder: Survey for Youth Services and Young Adult Librarians

Public librarians working in Youth Services or Young Adult Librarianship are invited to take part in a research project called “Young Adult Use of E-Books: An Analysis of Public Library Information and Resource Offerings”.


News February 29, 2016 

Library E-Book Campaign Finalist for Nonprofit PR Award

The Canadian Public Libraries for Fair Ebook Pricing has been selected as a finalist for the PR News Nonprofit PR Award in the “PR on a shoestring budget” category.


News February 9, 2016