Hundreds of thousands of research journal articles are to be made available on computers in public libraries.
More than 8,000 journals from around the world are included.
Darren Smart from The Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals said: "Libraries have always been, and should remain, a beacon for learning and education.
"With the right reform of copyright laws to reflect the digital age, and investment in the public library service, small businesses, students, researchers and local communities across the country can get the right support for their information needs."Return to internet news headlines
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