January 23, 2022

Journal Article: “Revisiting Controlled Digital Lending Post-Redigi”

The following article was published today by First Monday.


Revisiting Controlled Digital Lending Post-Redigi


Michelle Wu
Georgetown University Law Library


First Monday
Volume. 24, Number 5 – 6  (May 2019)
DOI: 10.5210/fm.v24i5.9644


This paper looks at the recent Redigi court decision and discusses its impact on controlled digital lending programs (CDL) by libraries. As there are notable differences in facts between Redigi and CDL programs, the decision should have minimal impact on the framework designed to digitize and lend library materials within the United States.

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See Also: The Implications of the ReDigi Decision for Libraries (by Jonathan Band, via ARL Policy Notes)

See Also: Jonathan Band Discusses Controlled Digital Lending in New IFLA Interview (Jan. 2019)

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