National Library of New Zealand Hits Pause on Internet Archive Deal – Plus More ATG News & Announcements for 11/30/21

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According to this press release “The National Library has halted plans to export 600,000 books to an overseas-based online archive after sustained criticism from authors, publishers, copyright holders and the National Party.
In an emailed statement on Monday, the library said it was “reconsidering” plans to
ship the books from its Overseas Published Collections “in light of concerns raised by interested parties, including issues associated with copyright”.


Library Technology Guides reports that “The National Information Standards Organization announced publication of its updated Access and License Indicators Recommended Practice (NISO RP-22-2021). Originally published in 2015, this Recommended Practice defines the metadata indicators used to indicate free-to-read content, as well as for linking to license terms for the use/re-use of that content…”


MORE LIBRARY AND PUBLISHING NEWS FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES

CONFERENCES, MEETINGS & WEBINARS

This Thursday (December 3, 2021): “Along Came Google: Authors Deanna Marcum & Roger C. Schonfeld in Conversation with Brewster Kahle” infoDOCKET notes that “The Internet Archive invites you to a virtual book talk with authors Deanna Marcum and Roger C. Schonfeld about their new book, “Along Came Google: A History of Library Digitization.”
Deanna and Roger will be joined in conversation by Brewster Kahle, the founder and digital librarian of the Internet Archive, as they discuss the history of library digitization projects and what these efforts hold for future scholars. The conversation will be followed by a Q&A…”

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