Library Advocates

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The American Library Association's Washington Office tumblr. We post about federal policies that affect libraries, including copyright, privacy and access. We also post about ebooks and, admittedly, the occasional library fluff.

Library Advocates

Posts tagged Kirtsaeng

Mar 19

Great news for libraries: SCOTUS rules in favor of Kirtsaeng in Kirtsaeng v. Wiley & Sons, Inc.

6-3 in favor of first sale.

Mar 18

Feb 28


AMAZING cartoon explanation of the Kirtsaeng case, first sale, and what it means to normal people, from @demandprogress.

Must-watch. The animation of the Wiley execs alone makes it worthwhile.

Feb 21

Feb 1

Owners’ Rights - The Public View

Dec 5
“The ALA believes when we buy it, we can lend it. Period.” Corey Williams, Assoc. Director of the Office of Government Relations at the American Library Association

Oct 31

Jul 6