IFLA E-Lending Background Paper

IFLA E-Lending Background Paper

Background paper on the issues relating to eBook availability in libraries to assist in the formulation of a policy on the matter, from and IFLA perspective. Gives background on the e-book market, the positions of publishers and librarians, the legal context for e-lending, the need to maintain library principles in e-lending, and next steps for IFLA. Includes an appendix with a detailed analysis of the legal context.