4/13/2011

A plan to give U.K. libraries access to digital news content typically available only to paid subscribers will go forward despite publishers' objections, U.K. government officials say. A 2003 law authorizes certain libraries in the U.K. to receive a single printed copy of all available printed works, and the proposal would extend the mandate to digital publications. The government has asked the publishing sector to provide a cost estimate before it proceeds.

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