UK libraries to lend CDs from release date in new agreement with BPI

Tom Pakinkis

UK libraries will be able to lend CDs from the date they are made available for sale next year, under a new six-month trial agreement between the BPI and the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP). 

The new licence agreement commences on January 1 2013 and will temporarily suspend an agreement which held back the availability of CDs to libraries for three months after their release date.

The impact of the trial will be assessed before the end ...

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