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The Right to eRead - EBLIDA

Posted Date: 17 September 2014

The Right to eRead

The digital age is a challenge and an opportunity for society today. On the internet, there are new and innovative ways of providing, creating and distributing content, new ways in which to generate value and to establish a well-educated European knowledge society, which is a precondition for competitiveness and prosperity.

Libraries guarantee free access to content, information, and culture for all European citizens. However, in the digital environment, the current legal framework prevents libraries from fulfilling these essential services to our society, especially regarding  the provision of e-books.

Read more: http://www.eblida.org/e-read/home-campaign/

Sign the petition: http://www.change.org/en-GB/organisations/eblida

 

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