Join experts from the library, copyright, and information policy fields for a series of conversations exploring issues related to digital ownership and the future of library collections.
Library Leaders Forum Sessions
This year’s Library Leaders Forum will be organized on two separate dates to provide attendees with a flexible environment in which to reconnect with colleagues.
October 12: Virtual
Watch the session recording now:
October 19: In-Person
October 19 @ 9am – 3pm PT
Internet Archive Headquarters @ 300 Funston, San Francisco
At our in-person session, we’ll gather together with the builders & dreamers to envision an equitable future for digital lending. We have reached capacity for our in-person session. We will share a report with session outcomes.
2022 Internet Archive Hero Award
Carl Malamud, founder of Public.Resource.Org and a champion for making government information accessible to all, will receive the 2022 Internet Archive Hero Award. Learn more about Carl and see why he’s been selected as this year’s recipient.
Empowering Libraries Through Controlled Digital Lending
The Internet Archive’s Open Libraries program empowers libraries to lend digital books to patrons using Controlled Digital Lending. Attendees will learn how CDL works, the benefits of the Open Libraries program, and the impact that the program is having for partner libraries and the communities they serve.