Joint Working Group on eBooks and Digital Content in Libraries – May 2020 Report

The group met 1 time this quarter.

Recent Activities

First Activity
We discussed Macmillan dropping their embargo on libraries being able to purchase ebooks in the wake of COVID-19. Chair Kelvin Watson discussed his opinion piece in Library Journal
The group finds that determining what deliverables we want to present to ALA is a moving target as the world around us changes and has changed drastically since this group was formed. We have a meeting in August that will focus on the deliverables and our path forward.
Meets LITA’s strategic goals for Advocacy and Information Policy

What will your group be working on for the next three months?
Finalizing the form of what our deliverables will be to ALA.

Submitted by John Klima on 08/04/2020