On Digital Libraries and Archives


The link below is to an article that looks at the role of digital archives and libraries.

For more visit:
https://blog.openlibrary.org/2020/10/07/on-bookstores-libraries-and-archives-in-the-digital-age/

Internet Archive Copyright Case Update


The link below is to an article reporting on the latest news concerning the Internet Archive Copyright case.

For more visit:
https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/digital/copyright/article/84228-publishers-internet-archive-propose-yearlong-discovery-plan-for-copyright-case.html

Internet Archive on Controlled Digital Lending


The link below is to an article reporting on the Internet Archive’s response to being sued for breaching copyright laws.

For more visit:
https://publishingperspectives.com/2020/07/internet-archive-responds-to-publishers-lawsuit-alleging-copyright-infringement-covid19/

The Internet Archive’s Open Library Update


The link below is to an article that looks at The Internet Archive’s latest update on how the Open Library is to work going forward.

For more visit:
https://blog.openlibrary.org/2020/07/08/re-thinking-open-librarys-book-pages/

Internet Archive’s National Emergency Library Closed Down


Some time ago I posted links to reporting on the Internet Archive’s ‘National Emergency Library.’ The National Emergency Library caused a lot of controversy and legal issues for the Internet Archive. In this post there will be two sets of links, the first on the initial response to the library and the second set to the closing down of the library.

The links below are to articles reporting on the legal issues facing the National Emergency Library.

For more visit:
https://the-digital-reader.com/2020/06/01/four-publishers-file-suit-over-internet-archives-pirate-site/
https://publishingperspectives.com/2020/06/usa-aap-member-publishers-file-copyright-infringement-lawsuit-against-internet-archive/
https://lithub.com/publishers-are-suing-the-internet-archive-for-scanning-and-distributing-digital-copies-of-their-books/
https://goodereader.com/blog/e-book-news/major-publishers-file-a-lawsuit-against-open-library
https://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2020/06/02/151411/us-publisher-sue-internet-archive-for-copyright-infringement/

The links below are to articles reporting on the closing of the National Emergency Library.

For more visit:
https://bookriot.com/after-lawsuit-filed-internet-archive-ends-national-emergency-library-critical-linking-june-16-2020/
https://the-digital-reader.com/2020/06/11/internet-archive-is-shutting-down-national-emergency-library-two-weeks-early/
https://lithub.com/the-internet-archive-is-ending-the-national-emergency-library-over-lawsuit-from-publishers/
https://goodereader.com/blog/digital-library-news/internet-archive-ends-national-emergency-library-program

Another Article on the National Emergency Library


The link below is to another article reporting on the Internet Archive’s ‘National Emergency Library.’

For more visit:
https://publishingperspectives.com/2020/04/us-senate-subcommittee-chair-questions-internet-archives-national-emergency-library-covid19/

The Internet Archives and The National Emergency Library Controversy


The links below are to articles commenting and reporting on the Internet Archives ‘National Emergency Library.’

For more visit:
https://copyrightandtechnology.com/2020/04/01/the-internet-archives-copyright-emergency/
https://www.arl.org/blog/digitization-in-an-emergency-fair-use-fair-dealing-and-how-libraries-are-adapting-to-the-pandemic/
https://accrispin.blogspot.com/2020/03/copyright-violation-redux-internet.html
https://illusionofmore.com/internet-archive-uses-pandemic-to-justify-looting/
https://scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org/2020/04/02/the-internet-archive-chooses-readers/

Internet Archive Under Attack Over Copyright Again


The link below is to an article reporting on the Internet Archive and the latest dispute over copyright.

For more visit:
https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/digital/copyright/article/82861-authors-guild-aap-outraged-by-ia-s-national-emergency-library.html

Sponsor a Book at the Open Library


The link below is to an article that takes a look at the Internet Archive’s Open Library and its sponsor a book to scan program.

For more visit:
http://blog.openlibrary.org/2019/10/23/scan-on-demand-building-the-worlds-open-library-together/