Google wins book scanning case

18/11/2013

A US federal judge has dismissed a copyright lawsuit brought against Google for a project which involved scanning millions of pages from libraries without the permission of right-holders.

Books to inspire young minds: four lessons in excellence

18/11/2013

2013 Educational Writers' Award Shortlist announced

The four titles on the shortlist for the 2013 ALCS Award for Educational Writing are outstanding examples of non-fiction books for readers aged 5-11 years, which seek to engage children in the twists of human history; the whirlwinds of weather; the strange nature of matter, and the wonders of the wider world.

Licences for Europe stakeholder dialogue concludes

18/11/2013

The closing event of the Licences for Europe stakeholder dialogue, brokered by the European Commission has taken place in Brussels.

New book subscription service for Scribd

18/11/2013

The social reading and publishing platform Scribd has launched a book subscription service for a flat-rate plan of $8.99 per month.

Favourite links

18/11/2013

This month our favourite links cover the thorny subject of contracts; why TV is better than films, and some copyright issues emerging from the Doctor Who locker to coincide with its 50th anniversary.