New EIFL Guide: Developing a Library Copyright Policy
Recently released. Summary via IFLA.
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
Direct to Guide: Developing a Library Copyright Policy
About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.