Library and Information Research

Library and Information Research is published by the Library and Information Research Group. It publishes both refereed and non-refereed submissions. Before 2003 the journal was published under the title Library and Information Research News.



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Vol 39, No 121 (2015)

Table of Contents


Editorial: Copyright and related rights and library and information services PDF
Adrienne Muir 1-3


Beyond the lens to the new disability exceptions: additional needs and authorised bodies PDF
Ruth MacMullen 4-11


Using law and licences to supply accessible books to visually impaired students at the University of Chester PDF
Lisa Peters, Craig Smith 12-21
A consideration of copyright for a national repository of humanities and social science data PDF
Rebecca Grant, Marta Bustillo, Sharon Webb 22-40

Refereed Research Articles

Copyright in Unpublished Works: 2039 and Orphan Works PDF
Aislinn O'Connell 41-56
One hat or many? A comparison of two models for the Copyright Officer position in university libraries PDF SUPPLEMENTARY FILE
Louise Caroline Carson, Kathryn Greenhill 57-74
Copyright Literacy in the UK: a survey of librarians and other cultural heritage sector professionals PDF SUPPLEMENTARY FILE
Chris Morrison, Jane Secker 75-97

Book Reviews

SHAPER, Sue. The CILIP Guidelines for Secondary School Libraries. 3rd ed. London: Facet. 2014. PDF
Louise Ellis-Barrett 98-99
DORNER, Daniel G., GORMAN, G.E. and CALVERT, Philip, J. Information needs analysis: principles and practice in information organizations. London: Facet. 2015. PDF
Emma Hughes 100-101
DEMPSEY, Lorcan and VARNUM, Kenneth J. The Network Reshapes the Library: Lorcan Dempsey on libraries, services and networks. London: Facet. 2014. PDF
Ronan O'Beirne 102-103

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