Category: eBooks

CULC/CBUC’s 2022 Pre-Budget Consultation Recommendations

List of Recommendations Recommendation 1: That the Government of Canada introduce legislation to ensure that Canada’s public libraries and users have access on reasonable terms to e-content from multinational publishers. Recommendation 2: That the Government of Canada recognize the role public libraries are playing in delivering on federal priorities in communities across Canada and provide […]

CULC/CBUC & ULC Statement on E-Book Equity

North American Elected Officials Send Message to E-Book Publishers: Price Gouging Public Libraries Is Unacceptable Mayors from major urban jurisdictions sign statement urging e-book publishers to institute equitable and transparent pricing for public libraries. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – November 6, 2019 TORONTO and WASHINGTON – Seventy-nine elected officials from North American cities and counties have […]

Press Release: Statement on Ebook Equity

North American Elected Officials Send Message to E-Book Publishers: Price Gouging Public Libraries Is Unacceptable Mayors from major urban jurisdictions sign statement urging e-book publishers to institute equitable and transparent pricing for public libraries. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – November 6, 2019 TORONTO and WASHINGTON – Seventy-nine elected officials from North American cities and counties have […]

Digital Content Working Group Teleconference – September 25

On September 25, the CULC/CBUC Digital Collections Working Group hosted a teleconference about the current #eContentforAll initiatives happening in Canada and the new partnership with ULC in the US. Here are the slides from the presentation: CULC Collection Leaders Call Sept 2019 (pdf). The presentation also included a link for participants to sign up for future […]

#eContentforLibrariescampaign – Launched January 14th

Launched Thanks for joining us and participating in the upcoming #eContentForLibraries campaign. A reminder that the campaign is starting today – Monday January 14th – and will run until January 25th. A press release will be issued the morning of. Please review the campaign toolkit (https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/19_kXAo8M383Tp2U4NX6zv3bARAgvY2hi?usp=sharing) and help spread the word about on social media, […]