Licensing Digital Content / Edition 2

Licensing Digital Content / Edition 2

by Lesley Ellen Harris
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0838909922

ISBN-13: 9780838909928

Pub. Date: 06/01/2009

Publisher: ALA Editions

The revised edition of this popular one-stop resource covers the basics of digital licensing for librarians in a plain-language approach that demystifies the process. Written from the librarian's perspective, this second edition

Updates licensing terminology and changes in technology

Covers opportunities for cost savings

Includes further information on the

Overview

The revised edition of this popular one-stop resource covers the basics of digital licensing for librarians in a plain-language approach that demystifies the process. Written from the librarian's perspective, this second edition

Updates licensing terminology and changes in technology

Covers opportunities for cost savings

Includes further information on the global aspects of licensing

Explains how to educate organizations that have signed license agreements

Librarians play a unique role in license agreements and this book, which also includes a comprehensive checklist for a digital license, gives library professionals and students the tools needed to negotiate and organize license agreements.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780838909928
Publisher:
ALA Editions
Publication date:
06/01/2009
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
184
Sales rank:
1,202,048
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction xi

Note to Canadian and Other Non-U.S. Readers xv

Quick-Starter Tips for a Successful Agreement xvii

1 When to License 1

2 Demystifying the Licensing Experience 17

3 Learning the Lingo 35

4 Key Digital Licensing Clauses 45

5 Boilerplate Clauses 83

6 Un-intimidating Negotiations 93

7 Questions and Answers on Licensing 105

8 Go License! 119

Appendixes

A Section 107 of the U.S. Copyright Act on Fair Use 129

B Section 108 of the U.S. Copyright Act on Interlibrary Loan 131

C Digital Licensing Clauses Checklist 137

Glossary 139

Online Resources 151

Index 153

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