Library Corner: 12/21/2014

Library corner imageThe week in library news:

Sighart Report warns of “absolute disaster” in UK library services (Teleread)

Librarians are continuing to defend open access to web as a public service (Techdirt)

The Real Costs of Open Access Publishing (Teleread)

The National Library of Australia now has the largest freely available collection of digitised newspapers in the world   (Medianet)

Jisc releases report on ethical and legal challenges of learning analytics (JISC)

Reporters Committee For Freedom of the Press Sues University Of California For Access To Historic Gov Docs Held at UC Berkeley Library (Reporter’s Committee)

Open Clarity on Open Licenses  (

“The Promise and Problems of the Visual E-Book: Call for an Alliance between Authors and Librarians” (Infodocket)

France: Agreement Signed to Facilitate E-Lending in French Public Libraries  (Infodocket)

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