Public Policy

Reading for pleasure is more important for children's cognitive development than their parent's level of education.

Posted 19 July 2019

Insights from Silvia Modig, MEP and President of the Finnish Library Association; publishing expert Yvonne Campfens on innovating like a start-up, and Kajal Odedra of Change.org on harnessing the power of community.

Posted 08 July 2019

Helle Lauridsen reports from the tenth NEXT LIBRARY event, held in Aarhus, Denmark.

Posted 23 June 2019

The British Library has a fantastic track record when it comes to mobilising its digitised content.

Posted 08 June 2019

Google is to appeal EU antitrust fine.

Posted 06 June 2019

Four libraries shortlisted for Award.

Posted 28 May 2019

New archive contains captured website content.

Posted 08 May 2019

The National Medal for Museum and Library Service is the US's highest honour for institutions that make exceptional contributions to their communities.

Posted 08 May 2019

International Museums Day is celebrated in May 2019. Kenn Bicknell considers the lessons libraries can learn from museums.

Posted 03 May 2019

Libraries matter for Europe and Europe matters for libraries. IFLA and its partners have developed a library manifesto for Europe. Here are the highlights.

Posted 26 April 2019

Agreement reached with Norwegian consortium.

Posted 24 April 2019

Global Alliance of Open Access Scholarly Communication Platforms launched at a session organised by UNESCO.

Posted 23 April 2019

Third fine in three years may lead to changes in search.

Posted 21 March 2019

Internet Archive plans to cache content.

Posted 20 March 2019

Melanie Holst describes 'A Million Stories'. The library-led intercultural storytelling project is the largest curated collection of unfiltered personal accounts from refugees in Europe.

Posted 11 March 2019

OCLC identifies the 100 novels most widely held in public libraries around the world.

Posted 07 March 2019

Two days of discussions about academic publishing covered China's role in OA, Plan S, value propositions, book publishing and much more. The event was not without controversy!

Posted 06 March 2019

Major decision reached by UC in push for open access to publicly funded research.

Posted 01 March 2019

Information Governance needs to be owned at the top and cascaded down effectively.

Posted 19 February 2019

The aim is that the new organisation will be more effective and influential within its membership communities of libraries, publishers and tech partners.

Posted 18 February 2019

Plan hopes to support and grow the biotech ecosystem across southeast England.

Posted 15 February 2019

Five European research organisations call on legislators to modify current EU copyright reform proposals to future proof European research excellence.

Posted 13 January 2017

App gives free access to over 100 000 books.

Posted 11 December 2016

The European Court of Justice has granted French authors the right to be forgotten.

Posted 28 November 2016

After months of delay Facebook has as last responded to antitrust charges

Posted 15 November 2016

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