If you listen to the buzz around shared print, sooner or later you’ll hear about the following.
- Controlled Digital Lending:
- Controlled Digital Lending White Paper
Controlled Digital Lending Implementers
Future Thinking: ASERL’s Resource Guide to Controlled Digital Lending for Research Libraries
Double Fold: Libraries and the Assault on Paper
On the Cost of Keeping a Book – Courant and Nielsen
Operationalizing the BIG Collective Collection: A Case Study of Consolidation vs Autonomy (OCLC Research Report by Dempsey, Malpas and Sandler, 2019)
Print Management at “Mega-scale”: a Regional Perspective on Print Book Collections in North America (OCLC Research Report by Lavoie, Malpas and Shipengrover, 2012)
- Revisiting Nicholson Baker and Retention of Print
- Includes discussion of the MLA 2021 Roundtable: A Lost Cause? “The Importance and Challenge of Preserving Research Materials in Their Original Forms”, and links to Opening Remarks by Mike Furlough, Executive Director of HathiTrust, with a reference to the MLA Statement on the Significance of Primary Records.