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Canada"s public libraries and the information highway

Stan Skrzeszewski

Canada"s public libraries and the information highway

a report prepared for Industry Canada

by Stan Skrzeszewski

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Published by Canada"s Coalition for Public Information in [Toronto] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Public libraries -- Canada -- Automation.,
  • Public libraries -- Canada -- Communication systems.,
  • Library information networks -- Canada.,
  • Internetworking (Telecommunication) -- Canada.,
  • Information technology -- Canada.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Stan Skrzeszewski ; with assistance from Maureen Cubberley ... [et al.].
    ContributionsCubberley, Maureen., Canada. Industry Canada., Coalition for Public Information.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination71 leaves ;
    Number of Pages71
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17058450M

    eBooks in Access & Licensing in Canadian Public Libraries 3 Introduction In the past three years, the challenges that public libraries face in access to content have changed. While lack of awareness was the greatest challenge of , licensing terms and withheld content were the challenges of and eBOUND Canada commissioned Page Two Strategies to conduct a report on the number of Canadian titles available in print and digital formats in Canadian public libraries.. Page Two interviewed staff at ten libraries across the country, as well as representatives from five Canadian publishing houses, to assess the availability of Canadian titles in Canadian libraries, and to engender a more.

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    Editorial. I attended, virtually, of course, the “Libraries after Covid” digital “thinkin” last week, organised by Tortoise in partnership with Libraries Connected. The session was well-attended, with over apparently watching, but it was a bit derailed as it was already evident that the Government was keen on opening up the country before the lethal pandemic had passed.   Subscriptions cost $ per month and includes the purchase of one book and access to a number of books offered as “free.” Katz also said that “when you go to a public library and get.


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Canada"s public libraries and the information highway by Stan Skrzeszewski Download PDF EPUB FB2

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