EU Commission thinks digital but not for the integrating Book Market

eLearningworld’s Weekly Review Carlos Moedas, EU Research Commissioner, claimed this week that the public should have open access to government funded research. He stresses that science journal publishing companies should reshape their business models to fit an open access system. Moedas said: “There is a revolution happening in the way …

Latest News: Hague District Court verdict – Google has to expose eBook-pirates

eLearningworld News from the Netherlands Google has to expose people, including IP-address, home address, names, emails and bank account that are selling pirated ebooks in the Google Play store. This is the verdict of Hague District Court after the Dutch anti-piracy group BREIN filed a case against Google. Initially BREIN …

Latest News: Public Libraries form a Fair eBook Pricing Coalition

eLearningworld News from Canada The purpose with the coalition is to raise awareness of the high prices that multinational publishers charge public libraries for ebooks. At same time as the demand to borrow eBooks grow rapidly. The campaign is based on the website www.fairpricingforlibraries.org where people will respond to a …