Controlled Digital Lending

UC Davis Library and California Digital Library launch project to explore expanded lending of digitized books – February 2022

Davis Educational Foundation award accelerates Boston Library Consortium’s controlled digital lending implementation – January 2022

NISO Awarded Mellon Funding for Controlled Digital Lending Project – Sept 2021

CDL Co-Op : – Statement on Using Controlled Digital Lending as a Mechanism for Interlibrary Loan

Controlled Digital Lending White Paper / Position Statement

Controlled Digital Lending of Library Books in Canada White Paper

Controlled Digital Lending Implementers Group

IFLA Statement on CDL

Controlled Digital Lending: Unlocking the Library’s Full Potential – Library Futures paper

VIVA Guide on CDL

Future Thinking: ASERL’s Resource Guide to Controlled Digital Lending for Research Libraries

ASERL Use Case Scenarios for A Desired Technology to Support Controlled Digital Lending in Libraries

UF Copyright for Course Reserves, Fall 2020-Summer 2021 (using DLSG)

BLC Working Group, and their Consortial CDL report – Sept 2021

Internet Archives Webinar – Implementation & Integration: CDL For All Libraries


Caltech Library Digital Borrowing System (DIBS) (source)


ExLibris (announcement)

Internet Archives