Video: Controlled Digital Lending: Getting Books to Students During the Pandemic & Beyond


The COVID-19 pandemic has caused mass closures of schools, libraries, and higher education. This was our discussion on how we can use technology to make sure that students, educators, and others can continue to remotely access the collections they need, during lock-down and beyond.

Cory Doctorow – Author of Radicalized and Walkaway, special advisor to the EFF; visiting professor of practice in library science, UNC-Chapel Hill
Chris Freeland – Director of OpenLibraries at the Internet Archive
Lisa Petrides Ph.D. – CEO & Founder of Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education (ISKME)
Lisa Weaver – Director, Collections & Program Development at Hamilton Public Library
Moderator: Meredith Rose, Policy Counsel at Public Knowledge