May 16, 2022

ALA Shares Working Paper: “Examining the Interconnections Between Copyright Law And The Mission Of The Library: Focusing on Digital First Sale”

From an ALA Washington Office-District Dispatch Blog Post by Carrie Russell

In October 2015, Yoonmo Sang joined OITP as a research associate upon completion of his doctorate at the University of Texas at Austin. While in residence at OITP, Dr. Sang completed a working paperExamining the interconnections between copyright law and the mission of the library: Focusing on digital first sale—drawn in part from his PhD dissertation.

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Bio: Dr. Yoonmo Sang (via Howard University)

Selected Works by Dr. Yoonmo Sang (via Howard University/bepress)

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