This program is likely of interest:
Collaborating for Access: The Outlook for Library Ebook Legislation, presented by COSLA, DPLA, and ReadersFirst
Tuesday, September 27, at 1 pm ET
In this fourth in our Collaborating for Access series of webinars hosted by COSLA, DPLA, and ReadersFirst, we'll look at the recent push for ebook legislation, and what it could mean for patron access to digital content. We'll bring together a panel of librarians and thought leaders to discuss the progress of various legislation efforts, potential ramifications, and what might come next.
Speakers will include:
Kyle Courtney, Copyright Advisor, Harvard University and Co-founder and Board Chair, Library Futures
Alan Inouye, Senior Director, Public Policy and Government Relations, ALA
Briana McNamee, Director of Government Relations and Advocacy, New York Library Association
Irene Padilla, Maryland State Librarian
Please register here.
PEW also recently featured an article on the topic of library ebooks:
Librarians and Lawmakers Push for Greater Access to E-Books | The Pew Charitable Trusts (pewtrusts.org)
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