21 February 2012

New EIFL guide: Developing a Library Copyright Policy

EIFL, Electronic information for Libraries, released a new guide "Developing a Library Copyright Policy". This guide is intended to highlight issues when a library is considering the creation of a copyright policy, whether on its own initiative or as part of a wider institutional policy on intellectual property. It considers how to go about drafting a policy and the elements that a library copyright policy might contain.

  • What is a library copyright policy?
  • Why do libraries have one?
  • Do I need a copyright policy?
  • Creating one
  • What do other library copyright policies look like?
  • Examples of FAQs
  • How to go about drafting a library copyright policy
  • Education and promotion

Browse the guide online or download.

CLM (Committee on Copyright and other Legal Matters)

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