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'Preservation, Access and Intellectual Property Rights Challenges for Libraries in the Digital Envir

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'Preservation, Access and Intellectual Property Rights Challenges for Libraries in the Digital Environment. . Adrienne Muir. 05 June 2006. Digitisation of collections provides great opportunities for widening access to collections and especially to unique, rare and fragile material. It also enables preservation by creating a surrogate and thus reducing handling of originals. However, the legal status of such activity is unclear. By the Institute for Public Policy Research.

 

By Institute for Public Policy Research.,Canada.

An Interview with Philip Bobbitt'

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'An Interview with Philip Bobbitt'. May 2006. May 2006. Matthew D'Ancona, editor of The Spectator, interviewed Philip Bobbitt, author of 'The Shield of Achilles: War, Peace and the Course of History', on the war on terror, the topic of his new book due out next year. A nephew of Lyndon B. Johnson, Professor Bobbitt has served as counsel to the White House and State Department under Republican and Democrat administrations, and as a senior director of the National Security Council..

 

By Policy Exchange, ,UK.

New British-German research programme aims to link European policy agendas on growth and sustainabi

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New British-German research programme aims to link European policy agendas on growth and sustainability. 18 May 2006. The Anglo-German Foundation today announces the winners of its £3 million research funding initiative on ?Creating sustainable growth in Europe? ? the largest single programme of social research between Britain and Germany ever undertaken. The initiative is based on a comparison of policy and experience in these two countries and beyond, and links a range of policy areas usually treated as if independent of each other: innovation, growth and productivity; environment and resources; and welfare, employment and social justice. Further information can be found on the website at www.agf.org.uk or obtained from Annette Birkholz (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

 

By Anglo-German Foundation, UK.

Governance Policy Resource.


Work-life Balance and Productivity - Trade Off or Complementarity?

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Work-life Balance and Productivity - Trade Off or Complementarity? May 2006. By Nick Bloom, Tobias Kretschmer and John Van Reenen. Achieving work-life balance is often seen as being in conflict with good management, competition and globalization. Recent research by the Centre for Economic Performance and McKinsey on over 700 companies in Europe and the US shows that this is not true, with work-life balance strongly associated with good management and weakly associated with competition and globalization.

 

By Anglo-German Foundation, UK.

Governance Policy Resource.