Licensing Digital Content: A Practical Guide for Librarians

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American Library Association, 2002 - 137 lappuses
As front line gatekeepers at the cutting edge of the digital revolution, librarians control how information is purchased, stored, and accessed. Complex laws and fast-changing practices in digital content licensing mean that every agreement starts from scratch, even as the availability of digital materials in the library increases exponentially.Covering the basics of digital licensing for librarians, this one-stop guide offers a practical, plain-language approach that demystifies the process. Copyright expert Lesley Ellen Harris shows -- step-by-step -- what it takes to negotiate and interpret solid licensing agreements with confidence, whether you're buying rights to data for library customers or selling rights to images or information from the library's collection. Breaking the process down into steps and checklists, this user-friendly book covers all the bases including: -- Three steps to negotiating a license-- Three steps to creating a licensing policy-- Twelve misconceptions about license agreements-- Five key licensing concerns-- How to negotiate like a winner-- Quick starter's tipsEntire chapters are devoted to frequently asked questions and the lingo of licensing, and "licensing tips" throughout help you to think like a negotiator while learning the basics. A detailed road map into territory for which industry standards do not exist, this guide to the digital information access frontier is a must-have for every librarian.

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Harris, ex-senior copyright officer in Canada and author of Digital Property: Currency of the 21st Century (McGraw-Hill Professional, 1998), has taken a complex subject and written, in lay readers ... Lasīt pilnu pārskatu

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When to License
1
Demystifying the Licensing Experience
15
Learning the Lingo
32
Key Digital Licensing Clauses
41
Boilerplate Clauses
77
UnIntimidating Negotiations
87
Questions and Answers on Licensing
99
Go License
111
Section 107 of the US Copyright Act on Fair Use
117
Section 108 of the US Copyright Act on Interlibrary Loan
118
GLOSSARY
122
RESOURCES
130
INDEX
131
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