December 16, 2017

Preprint: Copyright Policy and Practice in Electronic Reserves Among ARL Libraries

Title: Copyright Policy and Practice in Electronic Reserves Among ARL Libraries (28 pages; PDF)

Authors:
David R. Hansen (U. of North Carolina)
William. M. Cross (North Carolina State U.)
Phillip M. Edwards (Virginia Commonwealth U.)

Preprint Accepted: November 9, 2011

Scheduled for Publication: November 2012

Abstract:

This paper presents the results of a survey of 110 ARL institutions regarding their copyright policies for providing electronic reserves. It compiles descriptive statistics on library practice as well as coding responses to reveal trends and shared practices. Finally, it presents conclusions about policy-making, decision-making and risk aversion in ARL institutions.

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