Public Statement: Supporting Waitlist Suspension at Internet Archive - Google Docs
peter.suber's bookmarks 2020-03-24
"During this time of school and library closure at global scale, and a US national emergency, I support the Internet Archive’s use of Fair Use to eliminate waitlists for the books it lends to users through the latter of June 30, 2020, or the end of the US national emergency. The Internet Archive will use existing digital rights management controls to restrict the unlawful redistribution of these books.
These actions will support emergency remote teaching, research activities, independent scholarship, and intellectual stimulation while universities, schools, training centers, and libraries are closed. ..."