Congress questions publishers about remote access fees to libraries

[submitted by Margaret DeLacy, acting as subscriber]

Friends:

Below is a link to a news item from Publisher's Weekly concerning an ongoing Congressional investigation into the terms that major publishers and resource consolidators have set for libraries wishing to lend electronic books and materials to their patrons.  The investigators have requested a response by December 9, 2021. Here is an excerpt:

Hodson Trust - John Carter Brown Fellowship (four months, $20,000 + housing)

The Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience and the John Carter Brown Library invite applications for the Hodson Trust - John Carter Brown Fellowship, a unique research and writing fellowship. The Hodson Trust - John Carter Brown Fellowship supports work by academics, independent scholars and writers working on significant projects relating to the literature, history, culture, or art of the Americas before 1830. Candidates with a U.S.

Hodson Trust - John Carter Brown Fellowship (four months, $20,000 + housing)

The Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience and the John Carter Brown Library invite applications for the Hodson Trust - John Carter Brown Fellowship, a unique research and writing fellowship. The Hodson Trust - John Carter Brown Fellowship supports work by academics, independent scholars and writers working on significant projects relating to the literature, history, culture, or art of the Americas before 1830. Candidates with a U.S.

SOUNDS. Yearbook of the German Children’s Literature Research Society (GKJF) 2021 now online

The fifth volume of the Open Access journal Jahrbuch der Gesellschaft für Kinder- und Jugendliteraturforschung(GKJF)/ Yearbook of the German Children’s Literature Research Society, with the focus on "SOUNDS", is now online at:

Online lecture, 13 Dec. 2021, “Boundaries, Establishment, Internal Structures, Governance, and Recent Trends of the East Asian Migration Region” (Prof. David Chiavacci)

Dear colleagues,

I would kindly invite you to an online lecture by Prof. David Chiavacci (Professor in Social Science of Japan, University of Zurich) on migration in Asia. This lecture is organised at Institute of East Asian Studies (IN-EAST),University of Duisburg-Essen.

Title: “Boundaries, Establishment, Internal Structures, Governance, and Recent Trends of the East Asian Migration Region”

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