Copyright and the Fast-Changing Digital World

The often-opposing forces at play between the principle of access to information and copyright laws, the fast-changing digital world, and the growth of open access research journals were some of the issues international librarians got to grips with at a Copyright Symposium.

Open Access Author Fund Launched

Allan Groen, Qatar National Library’s Associate Director for Public Services, announced the launch of the Open Access Author Fund, which pays article processing fees for publication in OA journals.

The Internet and Positive Change for Librarians

The Arabian Gulf Chapter of the Special Libraries Association was held under the theme, ‘The Internet and Positive Change for Librarians and Information Professionals: Creating Real Future Impact’, and brought together librarians, researchers, educators from around the world.