Sacramento Public Library – Virtual

Stay in the know with access to daily editions of The Sacramento Bee(Opens in a new window) and The New York Times(Opens in a new window) Flip through your favorite magazines(Opens in a new window) like Cosmopolitan, Food & Wine, and HGTV Read through current and past National Geographic(Opens in a new window) magazines in […]

Sacramento Public Library: Board Meetings

Join video conference – available on March 26 at 11 a.m.Meeting ID: 996 191 462#Or join by phone: (669) 900-9128 Sacramento Public Library Authority Board – Budget Audit Committee will meet on Thursday, March 26 at 3 p.m. via video conference.

Quiet, please… In praise of the British Library

The aim is to be an art director: if I could do that in an advertising agency that would be great. I really think advertising can be a good force for change. I’ve been coming to the library for years: you can just sit upstairs with your laptop. I’ve brought friends here quite a few […]

Gayle Holloman Named Atlanta-Fulton Library Director

Most recently she served as the Library Division Manager, with responsibility for the daily operations of the 34 library branches. Holloman has been an integral part of the Library Capital Plan, which is scheduled to come to full fruition in 2020 with the re-opening of Central Library and the completion of all remaining library renovation […]

British Library buys Kenneth Williams diaries

Williams often used his diaries as a half-serious threat to his friends, – “you’ll be in my diary” was a favourite saying if someone had annoyed him – and the library will have to black out some references he makes about people still living. But the vast majority of the material will become available to […]

Carlsbad’s Libraries Halted Book Returns

The cancellation of Library & Cultural Arts programs and events has now been extended through April 30. Parks & Recreation programs and events are also canceled through April 30, with the exception of the senior meal program. Lunches continue to be available for pick up Monday through Friday at the Senior Center for Carlsbad residents […]

Woodbridge Town Library: Still Available!

Woodbridge Town Library cardholders can visit our website to access many downloadable and streaming digital resources. You can download ebooks and audiobooks on Overdrive or Hoopla, stream movies on Kanopy, or browse magazines on RB Digital. We have raised the fine threshold to $100, so that more may borrow and stream. If you need a […]

Augment Your Quarantine With Digital LA Library Card

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Internet Archive offers 1.4 million copyrighted books for free online

But Grimmelmann isn’t so sure. “I never want to weigh in definitively on fair use questions, but I would say that it seems like a stretch to say that you can scan a book and have it circulate digitally,” he said. He added that the fair use argument could be stronger for books that are […]

Appeals court rules that Google book scanning is fair use

The fourth factor is the effect on the market for the copyrighted work, and here again the judges ruled in favor of Google. The snippet function “can cause some loss of sales,” the judges acknowledge. If a searcher’s need is satisfied by the small snippet, they might not make a purchase or create demand at a library […]