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“Non-Commercial” and Other Definitions in Licenses

Countless times I have been asked what does “non-commercial” mean?  Is reproducing an article in a university library a non-commercial use?  How about making 50 copies of a document for an in-house seminar in a for profit corporation?  How about […]

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CopyRIGHT Pathfinder on Licensing Digital Content

The fourth CopyRIGHT Pathfinder, which is part of the 2013 Copyright Community, is now available. This Pathfinder is designed with brief descriptions and links to guide you to

Licensing digital content

Streamlining Copyright Licensing: The Copyright Hub

This summer (2013), the Copyright Hub will go live. The Hub is a UK initiative to help those who use copyright-protected content to obtain reliable copyright information. The

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Digital Content and Social Media Copyright Law Issues

Login. Digital Content and Social Media Copyright Law Issues is the name of an online course beginning 18 March 2013 (ending 8 April 2013.) There are 3 webinars which are

Copyright Laws Primer: Licenses versus Assignments

In simple terms, licenses and assignments are two ways to use content or authorize others to use your content. In an assignment situation, a content owner assigns his rights.

Managing Copyright Issues in 2012

12 Copyright Priorities in 2012 Your 2012 challenge-prioritize copyright this year with the following twelve suggestions. Plan and Budget 1.    Consider your 2012 budget for permissions, licenses, and copyright training.  Consult

Developing A Digital Licensing Strategy

The digital revolution has resulted in a shift in the ways that libraries, archives and museums buy, store and provide access to electronic resources. Many institutions are developing

Museums, Copyright and Licensing: Museums both Licensors and Licensees

The Unique Position of Museums vis-a-vis Licensing Digital Content is the name of a new article that discusses how museums own and acquire the rights to license content,

Licensing Agreement Panel @ AALL 2011 in Philadelphia

On 25 July 2011, AALL hosted a panel discussion attracting at least 250 attendees. Coordinated by Michael G. Bernier, Director of Library Relations, BNA and moderated by Christine L.

Digital Licensing, Clicking “I Agree”, E-Book & iPad Licensing

The Meaning of License According to Black’s Law Dictionary, a “license” is “The permission by competent authority to do an act which, without such permission, would be illegal, a

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