Copyright Issues in Institutional Repositories and Digital Archives

Date: August 18, 2016
Moderator: Courtney L. Selby
Speaker: Kyle K. Courtney

Tracks: Information Technology; Library Management; Reference, Research & Client Services; Teaching

As institutional repository and digital archives projects become both more common and more robust, universities, museums, research institutes, and professional organizations rely on librarians to develop more sophisticated knowledge of all aspects of these projects. One critical piece of the repository puzzle is determining how copyright law may impact the material that can be included. Learn best practices for the most common copyright issues confronted by librarians in adding content to repositories and archives. Learn how to consider non-exclusive rights, fair use, and contractual language in author agreements to secure a place in your repository for faculty scholarship, law review archives, lecture and conference recordings, and special archival collections.

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