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Students Call on Government To Drop Book Import Controls

Campus Stores Canada (CSC) and the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA) have called on the government to remove aspects of the Copyright Act that increase prices of textbooks, arguing amendments would reduce costs for students.

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November 16, 2010 2 comments Must Reads

Public Domain Books On Demand

BoingBoing points to a New York Public Library installation of a book-on-demand machine that can freely print public domain titles from the Open Content Alliance in minutes.

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August 1, 2007 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Special Delivery

The Globe and Mail featured an interesting article today on a 66 year old program used by Canadian libraries for inter-library loans and the delivery of books to rural and remote areas.  The program provides subsidized funding that enables Canada Post to deliver the books for about a dollar each.  […]

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July 22, 2005 Comments are Disabled News