According to Publishers Weekly “In a paperless order issued on May 26, Judge Deborah Boardman asked lawyers for the state of Maryland and the Association of American Publishers to submit proposed language for a declaratory judgment to end the parties’ dispute over the state’s library e-book law. But in filing the proposed language, the parties dispute whether the request means the court is preparing to deny the AAP’s bid for a permanent injunction..“
- University Libraries releases guide to conscious editing for finding aids and catalog records (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
“The University Libraries at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has released its Guide to Conscious Editing at Wilson Special Collections Library.
“The guide compiles practices that staff at the Wilson Special Collections Library have refined as they update, edit and create new archival finding aids. Finding aids are documents that describe the contents of archival collections. They help researchers identify materials of potential interest...”
MORE LIBRARY AND PUBLISHING NEWS FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES
- Audiobook Publishers Association Reports Tenth Straight Year of Double-Digit Growth; Revenue Up 25% in 2021 to $1.6 Billion, 74,000 Audiobooks Published
CONFERENCES, MEETINGS, & WEBINARS
The Future of Academic Libraries: a Virtual Forum: Campus libraries have evolved into bustling hubs that provide students with a sense of community and access to information while remaining adaptable enough to meet changing needs. Endless book stacks have given way to more flexible spaces – and a more flexible mission.
In an upcoming virtual forum, Scott Carlson, a Chronicle senior writer, will talk with a panel of experts about how libraries have adapted to change and evolved to serve institutional and student needs, including operating as maker spaces, business incubators, and more…”
OpenAIRE announces participation at the Open Repositories Conference 2022 According to KnowledgeSpeak, OpenAIRE will be present at the 17th International Conference on Open Repositories from June 6-9, 2022 to be held in Denver, Colorado, USA. The 17th International Conference on Open Repositories to be held face-to-face in Denver, Colorado, USA, will have the participation of OpenAIRE with several presentations.