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Orphan works EC report

A conservative estimate of the number of orphan books as a percentage of in-copyright books across Europe puts the number at 3 million orphan books (13 % of the total number of in copyright books). The older the books the higher the percentage of orphan works. When handling requests for using older film material, film […]

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Reading, libraries, eBooks

Guardian: the battle of Britain’s libraries. New Birmingham library features Like public parks, libraries are particularly valuable in capitalist cityscapes, where you are incessantly encouraged to keep moving, keep spending – and don’t even think about doing anything economically unproductive. (Figures released by the Valuation Office Agency last month showed that since 1997 there has […]

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