Welcome to the MaLIA website
Welcome to the official website of the Malta Library and Information Association (MaLIA).
MaLIA was set up in 1969 with the aim of creating a meeting ground for people engaged or interested in the library and information profession in Malta. To read more about MaLIA and how to become a member, click here.
A member state is not in breach of EU copyright law if it were to legislate so as to permit its national public libraries to digitise books in their collection in order to make them available at electronic reading points, without the consent of the copyright holder, the Court of Justice of the European Union has affirmed.
The worldwide web has just celebrated its 25th birthday anniversary. Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the web’s creator, recently made a call to action regarding our internet rights. Arguing that the web is facing serious threats to its openness and neutrality from powerful institutions and interests, including governments and corporations, he challenges us “to make a big communal decision. In front of us are two roads: which way are we going to go?
MaLIA Newsletter -
Issue 142 (Jan - Dec 2013) now published.
Click here to read online version.
Conference presentations now available to download in PDF
(Click on conference logo above)