Licensing Digital Content / Edition 2

Licensing Digital Content / Edition 2

by Lesley Ellen Harris
     
 

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

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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
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Note to Canadian and Other Non-U.S. Readers
Quick-Starter Tips for a Successful Agreement
1When to License1
2Demystifying the Licensing Experience15
3Learning the Lingo32
4Key Digital Licensing Clauses41
5Boilerplate Clauses77
6Un-Intimidating Negotiations87
7Questions and Answers on Licensing99
8Go License!111
App. ASection 107 of the U.S. Copyright Act on Fair Use117
App. BSection 108 of the U.S. Copyright Act on Interlibrary Loan118
Glossary122
Resources128
Index131

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