Rob Tiessen

Rob TiessenRob Tiessen (tiessen [at] has been a Librarian at the University of Calgary since 1999.  He developed a strong interest in copyright during the 12 years that he was Head of Access Services at Calgary.

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The Public Lending Right in Canada: a Librarian’s Perspective
November 1, 2015
2011 was the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the Public Lending Right (PLR) in Canada.  The 25th anniversary was cause of much celebration among writer’s groups and especially The Writer’s Union of Canada (TWUC), which fought so hard for establishment of the PLR.  The PLR was seen as a major accomplishment for stabilizing the