Public Policy

Demos, in partnership with Jisc, has set out to explore the potential impact of AI, robotics and other emerging technologies on the future of the research sector.

Posted 04 October 2019

2019 sees the 40th anniversary of Public Lending Rights (PLR) in the UK.

Posted 02 October 2019

The move means it won't be paying publishers for search results.

Posted 02 October 2019

The new site will surface archived content and clips that have a topical appeal. 

Posted 20 September 2019

New Pearson report gathers opinions of 11,000 learners in 19 countries.

Posted 20 September 2019

How easy is it to conduct digital business globally and what policy changes could improve the current picture?

Posted 08 September 2019

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has released its Digital Economy Report 2019.

Posted 05 September 2019

Words Weekend festival teams up with British Library to create a word map of modern Britain.

Posted 23 August 2019

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

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