LACA priority areas

Matt Greenhall, Deputy Executive Director of Research Libraries UK (RLUK) and member of LACA, and Fred Saunderson, Rights and Information Manager at National Library of Scotland and Chair of LACA, introduce LACA’s current priorities and new working group structure Providing a voice to the community LACA represents a broad cross-section of the library, information, and …

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Copyright, closure of library and archive premises, and access to collections

Library and archive premises across the UK have been closed for months, significantly restricting user access to physical collection materials and onsite services. Even as the country comes out of the Covid-19 lockdown, access limitations are likely to remain for some time. For example, it is likely that library and archive spaces will have capacity …

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Copyright and enabling remote learning and research during the Covid-19 crisis

Together with RLUK, SCONUL, Libraries Connected, SCURL, CILIP, and UCL Library Services, we have written to the Secretaries of State for Education and Digital, Culture, Media and SPort with an urgent request to facilitate greater copying under copyright law during the Covid-19 crisis. Rt Hon. Gavin Williamson, Secretary of State for Education Rt Hon. Oliver …

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