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News 2013


In the Name of the Right to Oblivion, What will be left of  Europe's Future Heritage?

In the Name of the Right to Oblivion, What will be left of Europe's Future Heritage?

13 March 2013
To keep big Internet corporations (Google, Facebook etc...) from retaining and using our personal data, the European commission and European parliament are ready. Read more >
Who will be the 10th Cultural Policy Research Award Winner?

Who will be the 10th Cultural Policy Research Award Winner?

05 March 2013
The European Cultural Foundation (ECF) and ENCATC, have launched today the call for applications for the 2013 Cultural Policy Research Award (CPRA) Read more >

Can e-lending land itself a spot under the public lending right?

05 March 2013
Public libraries in various countries are increasingly involved in e-lending practices. Thus far, these practices are largely based on contractual agreements between the parties concerned rather than on a copyright exception or limitation. Read more >

"Licences for Europe - A Stakeholder Dialogue" text and data mining for scientific research purposes working group

26 February 2013
Letter in response to "Licences for Europe - A Stakeholder Dialogue" text and data mining for scientific research purposes workshop. We write to express our serious and deep-felt concerns in regards to Working Group 4 on text and data mining (TDM). Read more >
EBLIDA newsletter February 2013 published

EBLIDA newsletter February 2013 published

12 February 2013
Highlights - Editorial; EBLIDA and EU: Licences for Europe; For 1 European in 5 the world is hard to read; 21st Council and Conference overview; 21st EBLIDA-NAPLE Conference programme; Keynote speaker 21st EBLIDA-NAPLE Conference Gino Roncaglia; e-books corner; EBLIDA Who’s Who: Library Association of Ireland / Cumann Leabharlanna na hEireann Read more >