November 27, 2015

New Collective Licence for International Non-Commercial Document Supply by the British Library

From the BL News Release:

The Publishers Licensing Society (PLS) has agreed an extension of the Copyright Licensing Agency (CLA) Document Delivery Licence with the British Library that allows the licensed supply of articles to overseas non-commercial end-users via overseas not-for-profit libraries at a special fixed rate.

The British Library plans to launch its International Non-Commercial Document Supply (INCD) service, with effect from 1 January 2012. It will initially run for a trial period of two years. The agreement is based on the Publishers’ Association (PA) supported framework agreement recently agreed between the British Library and the International Association of Scientific, Technical & Medical Publishers (STM) and which they recommend to publishers.

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See Also: Learn More About the International Non-Commercial Document Supply Service

See Also: Publishers & British Library Agree Framework Licence Agreement For Document Delivery Outside of UK to Non-Commercial Researchers (September 8, 2011)

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