Phil the Web Crawler – LAC Privatization, Public Access to Research, and Surveillance and the Power of Data.

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– Library and Archives Canada private deal would take millions of documents out of public domain.

– Heritage minister looks at restoring local archives program.

– Visit proves there’s still a place for public libraries.

– Universities and Libraries Envision a ‘Federated System’ for Public Access to Research.

– Publishers Propose Public-Private Partnership to Support Access to Research.

– Leading virtual reference and patron support software, Mosio’s Text a Librarian is now Mosio for Libraries.

– PwC: the U.S. consumer ebook market will be bigger than the print book market by 2017.

– Will the latest NSA surveillance scandal be a wake-up call about the power of data?

– Amazon In France: French Culture Minister Calls Website ‘Destructive For Booksellers’.

– Soon you’ll be able to read iBooks on your Mac.


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