Libraries Fight for Public, Not Commercial Interests: A Response to Comments at the International Publishers’ Congress 2016

« LIBER has co-signed a letter in response to comments made by Hachette Livre CEO Arnaud Nourry at this week’s International Publishers’ Congress.

The letter rejects entirely the argument that libraries are proxies for the commercial sector. It invites publishers and others to work with us in passing limited but necessary reforms to copyright. These reforms will strengthen the legal base on which librarians rely in order to fulfil their missions at a local, European and global level. (…) »