Public Lending Rights & Libraries?

Answer A public lending right (PLR) enables authors to be paid if their works are in free use at public libraries. The first country to establish PLR was Denmark, according to PLR International.

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How many public libraries are there in the USA?

Out of the estimated 122,566 libraries of all kinds in the United States, about 9,214 of them are public libraries, according to American Library Association statistics taken from the Public Librar... Read More »

Why are public libraries important?

Public libraries are supported by tax dollars. Libraries consist of more than just books and are instrumental to society as sources of learning and education.Lifelong LearningThe International Fede... Read More »

How to Save Public Libraries?

Many public libraries across the country are facing severe budget cuts at the same time as the need for their services is growing. The America Library Association reports that access to free lntern... Read More »

How are public libraries funded?

Many libraries in the United States received their initial financial backing from philanthropists like Andrew Carnegie. Today, however, funding for public libraries comes from a variety of sources.... Read More »