• Posts Tagged ‘copyright’

    What the University of Arkansas controversy can teach us about archival permission practices

    by  • July 25, 2014 • HIgher Ed, Libraries, Politics & Law • 0 Comments

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    Peter Hirtle’s article regarding an archive having a “permission to publish” policy makes many great points. Possibly the best one is that it could actually increase the chance that the library/archive is liable for copyright infringement. The Arkansas case study demonstrates that archival “permission to publish” is a practice that is both poorly understood...

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    Ethics, Copyright, and Information Literacy

    by  • July 10, 2014 • Libraries, Politics & Law • 0 Comments

    Our professional ethics and values and the current copyright regime are in conflict. While the American Library Association lobbies for change while supporting the current intellectual property regime, how are we information professionals going to proceed? Because I’d rather not support this particular law, set of laws, at the expense of what I believe,...

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