Licensing Digital Content

Autor: Lesley Ellen Harris
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 0838909922
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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

Autor: Michael Upshall
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 1780632142
File Size: 39,54 MB
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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

Collective Rights And Digital Content

Autor: Cláudio Lucena
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319159100
File Size: 54,14 MB
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This book starts with an exercise, proposing a theoretical reflection on the technological path that, over time, has transformed the ways we produce, consume and manage intellectual content subject to copyright protection. This lays the groundwork for a further analysis of the main legal aspects of the new European Directive, its improvements, its tendencies and its points of controversy, with special and more concrete attention to how it proposes to address the issues of competition, transparency and multi-territorial licensing. Digital technologies, networks and communication have boosted the production and distribution of intellectual content. These activities are based on a renewable and infinite resource – creativity – which turns this content into strategic artistic, cultural, social, economic and informational assets. Managing the rights and obligations that emerge in this system has never been an easy task; managing them collectively, which is more often than not the case, adds even more complexity. The European Directive on collective management of copyright and related rights and multi-territorial licensing of rights in musical works for online use in the internal market is a policy initiative that seeks to establish an adequate legal framework for the collective management of authors’ rights in a digital environment, recognizing this goal as crucial to achieving a fully integrated Single Market. Part of the Digital Agenda for Europe, it is an effort to promote simplification and to enhance the efficiency of collective rights management by tackling three of the main issues that are currently undermining the business model of collecting societies: competition, transparency and multi-territorial licensing. The book is intended to support students, academics and practitioners by enhancing their general and legal grasp of these phenomena, while also encouraging their collaboration with policymakers and other interested parties in the ongoing task of transposing the Directive into concrete national legislation.

Licensing Intellectual Property

Autor: Robert W. Gomulkiewicz
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454849649
File Size: 35,89 MB
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Licensing Law: Theory and Application is a surprisingly accessible book that describes the applications of all aspects of licensing law in business. Real-world context gives students a framework for understanding what their clients will want to accomplish and why. Clear instruction, followed by a series of hands-on problems and drafting exercises, introduce students to the craft of advising clients and drafting a license. The purchase of this Kindle edition does not entitle you to receive 1-year FREE digital access to the corresponding Examples & Explanations in your course area. In order to receive access to the hypothetical questions complemented by detailed explanations found in the Examples & Explanations, you will need to purchase a new print casebook.

Encyclopedia Of Library And Information Science Second Edition

Autor: Miriam Drake
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780824720780
File Size: 67,89 MB
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A revitalized version of the popular classic, the Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science, Second Edition targets new and dynamic movements in the distribution, acquisition, and development of print and online media-compiling articles from more than 450 information specialists on topics including program planning in the digital era, recruitment, information management, advances in digital technology and encoding, intellectual property, and hardware, software, database selection and design, competitive intelligence, electronic records preservation, decision support systems, ethical issues in information, online library instruction, telecommuting, and digital library projects.

Managing Intellectual Assets In The Digital Age

Autor: Jeffrey H. Matsuura
Publisher: Artech House
ISBN: 9781580536462
File Size: 69,79 MB
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Written for technology professionals and business managers/owners alike, this new, easy-to-understand book provides you with a comprehensive overview of the key legal and economic issues that affect rights of access and use for intellectual property and knowledge assets, with special emphasis on computer software, Internet content, and digital media. It is the first book to address management of both traditional intellectual property and the broader set of knowledge assets in a single resource. It presents these subjects in a style appropriate for a wide range of practitioners who are not intellectual property or knowledge management specialists, and approaches the challenge of managing these assets from a multidisciplinary perspective.

Open Content Licensing

Autor: Lucie Guibault
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
ISBN: 9089643079
File Size: 74,39 MB
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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.

Copyright Law Digital Content And The Internet In The Asia Pacific

Autor: Brian F. Fitzgerald
File Size: 64,22 MB
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Copyright law, digital content and the Internet in the Asia-Pacific provides a unique insight into the key issues facing copyright law and digital content policy in a networked information world. It emanates from a landmark conference - The First International Forum on the Content Industry and Intellectual Property - organised by Queensland University of Technology (QUT), The ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation (CCi) and East China University of Political Science and Law (ECUPL) in Shanghai in 2007. The book features chapters from a wide range of experts in their respective fields from across the Asia-Pacific region, including Australia, the People's Republic of China, Hong Kong, Indonesia and Singapore. Some of the areas examined include the new digital environment, digital content policy, the networked information economy, copyright law and new media. The book provides a timely and scholarly appraisal of the legal and policy considerations facing anyone trying to regulate, sponsor or utilise the vast array of new media and content platforms now available.

Traditional Knowledge Traditional Cultural Expressions And Intellectual Property Law In The Asia Pacific Region

Autor: Christoph Antons
Publisher: Kluwer Law International B.V.
ISBN: 9041127216
File Size: 13,89 MB
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Among the many contentious matters thrown up by the relentless march of economic globalization, those forms of knowledge variously known as 'indigenous' or 'traditional' remain seriously threatened, despite numerous transnational initiatives and highly publicized debate. It is not proving easy to bring these holistic worldviews into accordance with the technical terms and classifications of intellectual property law. The contributions in this volume contrast efforts to find solutions and workable models at the international and regional level with experiences on the ground. Legal policies related to 'indigenous knowledge' in settler societies such as Australia and New Zealand are compared with those in densely populated neighbouring countries in Asia, where traditional knowledge is often regarded as national heritage. While many of the chapters are written by lawyers using an interdisciplinary approach, other chapters introduce the reader to perspectives from disciplines such as legal sociology and anthropology on controversial issues such as the understandings of 'art, ' 'culture, ' 'tradition, ' 'customary law' and the opportunities for traditional cultural knowledge and traditional cultural expressions in an Internet environment. Experienced observers of the international debate and regional experts discuss international model laws as well as legislation at regional and national level and the role of customary law. Topics covered include the following and much more: the concept of 'farmers' rights'; biodiscovery and bioprospecting; traditional knowledge as a commodity; encounters between different legalities; geographical indications; registration requirements; sanctions, remedies, and dispute resolution mechanisms; the ongoing fragmentation and loss of traditional knowledge; and systems of data collection.

The No Nonsense Guide To Licensing Digital Resources

Autor: Naomi Korn
ISBN: 9781856048057
File Size: 10,44 MB
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Expert hands-on advice helping you to make the most of digital resources.Whether you’re using, creating or providing access to digital resources you will need to have a practical understanding of the relevant legal and licensing issues that might arise. This no-nonsense guide provides easy-to-follow and pragmatic solutions to working with everything from e-journals and repositories to databases and image collections from an expert in the field. You might find yourself managing permissions, trying to trace rights holders or having to negotiate licenses but this doesn’t have to be a complex and confusing task with a good understanding of the relevant legal principles and a sensible risk management approach. Case studies drawn from across the globe and from every sector illustrate relevant real-world problems and answers, while flowcharts and checklists provide visual reminders of key points. A handy glossary also offers relevant explanations of legal terms.With the focus on UK and EU law the key topics covered include:• intellectual property rights and digital content• an overview of licensing• digital content and licensing workflow• research outputs and open access• dealing with orphan works and risk management• creating and using open educational resources• using and understanding creative commons licences• managing rights and permissions• negotiating permissions.Readership: This is an invaluable toolkit for information professionals using, creating or providing access to digitised materials whether in academic, public or special libraries, archives or museums. It is also an essential guide for academics, learning technologists and researchers working with digital content. It provides an ideal introduction for LIS students and academics who want to get to grips with the law regarding digital resources.