Licensing Digital Content Book
Score: 3
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Licensing Digital Content


  • Author : Lesley Ellen Harris
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 161
  • ISBN 10 : 9780838909928
  • Total Read : 84
  • File Size : 14,9 Mb

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Licensing Digital Content Summary:

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

Content Licensing Book

Content Licensing


  • Author : Michael Upshall
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2014-01-23
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 258
  • ISBN 10 : 9781780632148
  • Total Read : 64
  • File Size : 9,8 Mb

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Content Licensing Summary:

Content Licensing is a wide-ranging and comprehensive guide to providing content for dissemination electronically. It outlines a step-by-step introduction to the why, how, and frequently asked questions of digital content and how to license it. In addition, it examines the context in which licensing takes place. What makes the book unique is that it examines licensing from a range of perspectives. Practical tips for cost-effective licensing Guidance on how to ensure the most effective use is made of electronic resources Invaluable for publishers, libraries and distributors

Open Content Licensing Book
Score: 3.5
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Open Content Licensing


  • Author : Lucie Guibault
  • Publisher : Amsterdam University Press
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages : 295
  • ISBN 10 : 9789089643070
  • Total Read : 85
  • File Size : 19,6 Mb

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Open Content Licensing Summary:

Although open content licenses only account for a fraction of all copyright licenses currently enforced in the world, their introduction has had profound effects on the use and dissemination of information. This book explores the theoretical underpinnings of these licenses and offers insight on the practical advantages and inconveniences of their use. The essays collected here include an objective study of the principles of open content from the perspective of European intellectual property law as well as novel examinations of their possible implementation in different areas of the cultural or information industry.

Licensing Digital Content Book

Licensing Digital Content


  • Author : Lesley Ellen Harris
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release Date : 2018-12-18
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN 10 : 9780838916308
  • Total Read : 96
  • File Size : 16,9 Mb

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Licensing Digital Content Summary:

Of the second edition, ARBA declared, “Harris’s book has become the standard for libraries and has yet to have an equal published that is either as useful or as clear.” Covering the basics of digital licensing for librarians, the new third edition provides a freshened look at all the key issues as well as updated sample agreement clauses. Giving library professionals and students the understanding and the tools needed to negotiate and organize license agreements, Harris uses a plain-language approach that demystifies the process. Her guide explains licensing terminology and discusses changes in technology, including developments such as text and data mining;points out opportunities for cost savings;features many useful tools such as a comprehensive digital license checklist;provides sources of additional information on the global aspects of licensing; andwalks readers through educating organizations that have signed license agreements. In its new edition, this resource remains a must-have for all information professionals who deal with licenses for electronic resources.

Survey of Library Database Licensing Practices Book

Survey of Library Database Licensing Practices


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Primary Research Group Inc
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 110
  • ISBN 10 : 9781574400939
  • Total Read : 93
  • File Size : 10,8 Mb

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Survey of Library Database Licensing Practices Summary:

The study presents data from 90 libraries – corporate, legal, college, public, state, and non-profit libraries – about their database licensing practices. More than half of the participating libraries are from the USA, and the rest are from Canada, Australia, the UK, and other countries. Data is broken out by type and size of library, we well as for overall level of database expenditure. The 100+ page study, with more than 400 tables and charts, presents benchmarking data enabling librarians to compare their library's practices to peers in many areas related to licensing. Metrics provided include: percentage of licenses from consortiums, spending on consortium dues, time spent seeking new consortium partners, number of consortium memberships maintained; growth rate in the percentage of licenses obtained through consortiums; expectation for consortium purchases in the future; number of licenses, growth rate in the number of licenses, spending on licenses for directories, electronic journals, e-books, and magazine/newspaper databases; future spending plans on all of the above; price inflation experienced for electronic resources in business, medical, humanities, financial, market research, social sciences and many other information categories; price inflation for e-books, electronic directories, journals, and newspaper/magazine databases; percentage of licenses that require passwords; percentage of licenses that have simultaneous access restrictions; spending on legal services related to licenses, percentage of libraries that have threatened to sue a database vendor; percentage of libraries that have been threatened with suits by database vendors; number of hours spent in reviewing license contracts; percentage of contracts that require contract terms be kept secret; level of awareness of the terms of other libraries contracts; contract terms regarding inter-library loan; success rates in seeking changes in license contracts; percentage of libraries that have paid

Open Content Licensing Book

Open Content Licensing


  • Author : Brian F. Fitzgerald
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 253
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105063707033
  • Total Read : 80
  • File Size : 8,7 Mb

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Open Content Licensing Summary:

Open Content Licensing: Cultivating the Creative Commons brings together papers from some of the most prominent thinkers of our time on the internet, law and the importance of open content licensing in the digital age.

Licensing and Access to Content in the European Union Book
Score: 5
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Licensing and Access to Content in the European Union


  • Author : Sebastian Felix Schwemer
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2019-05-23
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages : 307
  • ISBN 10 : 9781108475778
  • Total Read : 70
  • File Size : 13,5 Mb

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Licensing and Access to Content in the European Union Summary:

Explores the complex European regulatory landscape for multi-territorial access to and licensing of copyrighted works such as music and audiovisual works.

The Librarian s Legal Companion for Licensing Information Resources and Services Book

The Librarian s Legal Companion for Licensing Information Resources and Services


  • Author : Tomas A. Lipinski
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 734
  • ISBN 10 : 9781555706104
  • Total Read : 89
  • File Size : 14,6 Mb

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The Librarian s Legal Companion for Licensing Information Resources and Services Summary:

Legal expert Lipinski offers a definitive sourcebook for information licensing in libraries, including copyright and contract matters, general contract law concepts, developments in online and information contracting; and the advantages and disadvantages of licensing. Readers will find clear guidance on deciphering the legalese in agreements, advice on negotiating or countering provisions with library-friendly alternatives, and detailed explanations of specific licenses as well as a discussion of issues regarding online and information contracting.