May 18, 2022

ALA’s Digital Content and Libraries Working Group Releases DRM “Tip Sheet”

ALA’s Digital Content and Libraries Working has just released a “tip sheet” that ALA says, “provides background on digital rights management—systems producers, publishers and vendors use to control what users can do with electronic files, such as e-books, DVD films, and other media.”

Direct to New Tip Sheet (PDF)

The tip sheet was written for both librarians, library users, and other interested parties.

Learn More from ALA’s e-Content Blog and ALA’s District Dispatch.

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