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 (see also the **Library ebook lending -the debate** section below) (see also the **Library ebook lending -the debate** section below)
  
-**[[http://​www.booktrade.info/​index.php/​showarticle/​52617|Public Library E-lending Pilots Launched Today]]** +**Public Library E-lending Pilots Launched Today** 03 Mar 2014
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 "The Publishers Association (PA) and the Society of Chief Librarians (SCL) have today announced the launch of a yearlong pilot for e-lending in public libraries. The aim of the pilot is to carry out real-time, real-world research into the impact of ebook lending in public libraries on authors, publishers and on the library service so that a suitable and sustainable model for all stakeholders can be found.A key recommendation of The Department for Culture Media & Sport'​s Sieghart Review, which was published in February 2013, was: "The Publishers Association (PA) and the Society of Chief Librarians (SCL) have today announced the launch of a yearlong pilot for e-lending in public libraries. The aim of the pilot is to carry out real-time, real-world research into the impact of ebook lending in public libraries on authors, publishers and on the library service so that a suitable and sustainable model for all stakeholders can be found.A key recommendation of The Department for Culture Media & Sport'​s Sieghart Review, which was published in February 2013, was:
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 [[http://​www.jiscmail.ac.uk/​lis-pub-ebooks.|LIS-PUB-EBOOKS@JISCMAIL.AC.UK]]- A list for the discussion of ebooks and e-readers in public libraries. You can subscribe at [[http://​www.jiscmail.ac.uk/​lis-pub-ebooks|www.jiscmail.ac.uk/​lis-pub-ebooks]]. [[http://​www.jiscmail.ac.uk/​lis-pub-ebooks.|LIS-PUB-EBOOKS@JISCMAIL.AC.UK]]- A list for the discussion of ebooks and e-readers in public libraries. You can subscribe at [[http://​www.jiscmail.ac.uk/​lis-pub-ebooks|www.jiscmail.ac.uk/​lis-pub-ebooks]].
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-[[http://​www.scoop.it/​t/​e-books-and-libraries|E-books and libraries]] “Updates on e-books in libraries” **Scoop.it!** Curated by Alyson Tyler 
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-This is a useful up-to-date summary of ebook news. It covers issues across sectors-inc public and academic libraries 
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-**Eric Hellman'​s blog** [[http://​go-to-hellman.blogspot.com/​|go to hellman ]]has some of the best commentary on e-books. 
  
 ==== Articles and Papers ==== ==== Articles and Papers ====
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 'The issue of e-book lending by libraries is gradually building a head of steam as ownership of reading devices spreads. Put simply, libraries are risking a new form of irrelevance if they fail to offer an e-lending option to today’s digitally-savvy readers—and policy makers are starting to take note. A considerable number of library authorities are already offering e-book lending, but coverage remains patchy and libraries are frustrated by their inability to offer a comprehensive service, both geographically and in terms of the titles they can offer'​. 'The issue of e-book lending by libraries is gradually building a head of steam as ownership of reading devices spreads. Put simply, libraries are risking a new form of irrelevance if they fail to offer an e-lending option to today’s digitally-savvy readers—and policy makers are starting to take note. A considerable number of library authorities are already offering e-book lending, but coverage remains patchy and libraries are frustrated by their inability to offer a comprehensive service, both geographically and in terms of the titles they can offer'​.
  
-**'​[[http://​www.thebookseller.com/​news/​jarvis-calls-e-lending-task-force.html|Jarvis calls for e-lending task force]]**'​ Lisa Campbell. The Bookseller 5th July 2012 [Extract] //'​Labour shadow culture minister Dan Jarvis has called for the government to create a cross-industry task force to explore the issue of e-book lending in libraries. Jarvis said the taskforce should be chaired by an independent expert, to oversee discussions which he says are crucial to a 21st-century libraries model. "I am calling for the Government to convene an effective and credible taskforce to explore e-book lending—which should consist of librarians, authors and publishers and be chaired by an independent expert. If the Government wants libraries to move into the 21st century, and wants to protect the value of books, Ed Vaizey needs to act on this now.”////​Separately,​ the chairman of the All-party Parliamentary Committee on Libraries Justin Tomlinson has set out his thoughts for how e-lending in libraries should work, suggesting borrowers should be charged to borrow e-books. In an email to library campaigners,​ Tomlinson has suggested “in principle” that e-books should be borrowed through a physical visit to a library, “thus protecting footfall” and “a small charge” should be levied “with the money shared between the publishers and the physical community library"​.//​ +**'​[[http://​www.thebookseller.com/​news/​jarvis-calls-e-lending-task-force.html|Jarvis calls for e-lending task force]]**'​ Lisa Campbell. The Bookseller 5th July 2012 [Extract] //'​Labour shadow culture minister Dan Jarvis has called for the government to create a cross-industry task force to explore the issue of e-book lending in libraries. Jarvis said the taskforce should be chaired by an independent expert, to oversee discussions which he says are crucial to a 21st-century libraries model. "I am calling for the Government to convene an effective and credible taskforce to explore e-book lending—which should consist of librarians, authors and publishers and be chaired by an independent expert. If the Government wants libraries to move into the 21st century, and wants to protect the value of books, Ed Vaizey needs to act on this now.”////​Separately,​ the chairman of the All-party Parliamentary Committee on Libraries Justin Tomlinson has set out his thoughts for how e-lending in libraries should work, suggesting borrowers should be charged to borrow e-books. In an email to library campaigners,​ Tomlinson has suggested “in principle” that e-books should be borrowed through a physical visit to a library, “thus protecting footfall” and “a small charge” should be levied “with the money shared between the publishers and the physical community library"​.////​Tomlinson also suggested publishers should be encouraged to release some stock for free access and that there should be one uniform e-book service, maintaining that traditional books should remain free. However the proposal was criticised by CILIP president Phil Bradley as “an amazingly short-sighted view of the future of the library and the provision of books"//​
-//Tomlinson also suggested publishers should be encouraged to release some stock for free access and that there should be one uniform e-book service, maintaining that traditional books should remain free. However the proposal was criticised by CILIP president Phil Bradley as “an amazingly short-sighted view of the future of the library and the provision of books"//​ +
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 **October 2010** **October 2010**
  
-**'​[[http://​www.thebookseller.com/​news/​132038-pa-sets-out-restrictions-on-library-e-book-lending.html|PA sets out restrictions on library e-book lending]]**'​. By Benedicte Page. The Bookseller website. 21st October 2010. Extract: //The Publishers Association has set out an agreed position on e-book lending in libraries that will see library users blocked from downloading e-books outside of the library premises. Faber c.e.o. Stephen Page announced the new guidelines on 21 Octobe) at the CILIP Public Library Authorities conference in Leeds.////​Under the new scheme, library users would have to come onto the library'​s physical premises to download an e-book at a computer terminal onto a mobile device, rather than downloading the book remotely. The scheme would also see the fee paid by a library to buy a book covering the right to loan one copy to one individual at any given time, and would require "​robust and secure geographical-based membership"​ in place at the library service doing the lending.// +**'​[[http://​www.thebookseller.com/​news/​132038-pa-sets-out-restrictions-on-library-e-book-lending.html|PA sets out restrictions on library e-book lending]]**'​. By Benedicte Page. The Bookseller website. 21st October 2010. Extract: //The Publishers Association has set out an agreed position on e-book lending in libraries that will see library users blocked from downloading e-books outside of the library premises. Faber c.e.o. Stephen Page announced the new guidelines on 21 Octobe) at the CILIP Public Library Authorities conference in Leeds.////​Under the new scheme, library users would have to come onto the library'​s physical premises to download an e-book at a computer terminal onto a mobile device, rather than downloading the book remotely. The scheme would also see the fee paid by a library to buy a book covering the right to loan one copy to one individual at any given time, and would require "​robust and secure geographical-based membership"​ in place at the library service doing the lending.////​Page told the PLA conference that the PA's new position on e-book lending had been forged after some library authorities mismanaged their lending.//
-//Page told the PLA conference that the PA's new position on e-book lending had been forged after some library authorities mismanaged their lending.// +
 //"​Unfortunately recent activities by some library authorities have only confirmed how potentially damaging e-book lending can be if allowed to operate without controls,"​ he said//. //"​Unfortunately recent activities by some library authorities have only confirmed how potentially damaging e-book lending can be if allowed to operate without controls,"​ he said//.
  
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