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Public Lending Right/eBook Report Published

Earlier this spring former Vancouver City Librarian, Paul Whitney, was engaged by the Canada Council on behalf of the Public Lending Right Commission to carry out a study on eBooks. He sampled several CULC/CBUC members for their eBook statistics. The report has now been published:

https://canadacouncil.ca/research/research-library/2011/08/ebooks-and-public-lending-right-in-canada

If you take a book out of a Canadian library, the author gets a payment every year if they’ve registered through the Public Lending Right Program. I got my cheque today! Big thanks to all you great library users. Authors, here’s the link to register: https://publiclendingright.ca

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