ALA Press Release | American Library Association
Connotea Imports 2012-07-31
"In a resolution adopted by the Council of the American Library Association (ALA), it has been resolved that the ALA: ...Opposes any discriminatory policies of publishers and distributors which adversely impact access to content by library users....According to the resolution, adopted on Jan. 24 at the association's Midwinter Meeting in Dallas, "An increasing number of publishers and distributors have adopted policies that negatively impact the ability of libraries to provide content in formats needed by their patrons." It adds, "The limitations imposed by publishers and distributors have not been clearly defined nor has a rationale for those limitations been provided." ..."