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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One of the major considerations now in collection development is deciding what to own and what to provide access to. Increasingly, the later is the challenge. This reviewer has always maintained that ... Lasīt pilnu pārskatu

Licensing digital content: a practical guide for librarians

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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
Demystifying the Licensing Experience
Learning the Lingo
Key Digital Licensing Clauses
Boilerplate Clauses
UnIntimidating Negotiations
Questions and Answers on Licensing
Go License
Section 107 of the US Copyright Act on Fair Use
Section 108 of the US Copyright Act on Interlibrary Loan

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