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ACRL Pre-Conference Workshop:
Understanding the Licensing Landscape
Chicago, IL, Friday, July 7, 2000

Workshop Slides
Bibliography
Glossary of Legal Terms


Bibliography

LICENSING AND NEGOTIATION (GENERAL)

Allen, Barbara McFadden. "Negotiating Digital Information System Licenses Without Losing Your Shirt or Your Soul." Journal of Library Administration 24:4, 1997. 15-26.

Davis, Trisha L. "Legal Issues: The Negotiator's Perspective for Getting to the Heart of the License." In Virtually Yours: Models for Managing Electronic Resources and Services, ed. Peggy Johnson and Bonnie MacEwan, 118-126. Chicago: American Library Association, 1999.

Davis, Trisha L. and John J. Reilly. "Understanding License Agreements for Electronic Products." The Serials Librarian 34:1, 1998. 2:247-60.

Fisher, Roger, Ury, William, Patton, Bruce. Getting to yes: negotiating agreement without giving in. 2nd ed. Penguin Books, 1991.

LIBLICENSE: licensing digital information, a resource for librarians. [Web site and Discussion List] Yale University Library. 2000.
http://www.library.yale.edu/~llicense/index.shtml

Ibid. Bibliography of Licensing Sources.
http://www.library.yale.edu/~llicense/bibliogr.shtml

Okerson, Ann. "The transition to electronic content licensing: the institutional context in 1997," presented at Mellon Foundation Scholarly Communication and Technology Conference, Emory University, April 1997.
http://www.library.yale.edu/~okerson/mellon.html

LICENSING PRINCIPLES AND EXAMPLES

American Association of Law Libraries, et al. Principles for licensing electronic resources: final draft July 15, 1997. Association of Research Libraries, 1997.
http://www.arl.org/scomm/licensing/principles.html

Association of Research Libraries. Licensing electronic resources: strategic and practical considerations for signing electronic information delivery agreements.
http://arl.cni.org/scomm/licensing/licbooklet.html

Committee on Institutional Cooperation. Standardized Agreement Language. revised May, 2000.

Council on Library and Information Resources, et al. CLIR/DLF Draft Model License. [2000]
http://www.library.yale.edu/~llicense/modlic.shtml

European Copyright User Platform. Licensing digital resources: how to avoid the legal pitfalls? Preprint. 9 November 1998.
http://www.eblida.org/ecup/docs/

Harvard University Library. Licensing Electronic Resources at Harvard University: Instructions for Vendors. 2000.
http://hul.harvard.edu/ldi/resources/vendor_guidelines.pdf

International Coalition of Library Consortia.
http://www.library.yale.edu/consortia [Web site]

Ibid. Guidelines for statistical measures of usage of web-based indexed, abstracted, and full text resources. November, 1998.
http://www.library.yale.edu/consortia/webstats.html

Ibid. Guidelines for technical issues in request for proposal (RFP) requirements and contract negotiations. January, 1999.
http://www.library.yale.edu/consortia/techreq.html

Ibid. Statement of current perspective and preferred practices for the selection and purchase of electronic information. [1998]
http://www.library.yale.edu/consortia/statement.html

LIBLICENSE: licensing digital information, a resource for librarians. [Web site and Discussion List] Yale University Library. 2000.
http://www.library.yale.edu/~llicense/index.shtml

John Cox Associates. Licensingmodels.com: Model standard licenses for use by publishers, librarians and subscription agents for electronic resources. revised April, 2000.
http://www.licensingmodels.com/

National Educational Site Licensing Initiative (United Kingdom). Model NESLI Site Licence (based on the PA/JISC draft model licence - journals). revised September, 1999.
http://www.nesli2.ac.uk/model.htm

National Humanities Alliance. Basic principles for managing intellectual property in the digital environment. March, 1997.
http://www.nhalliance.org/ip/ip_principles_1997.html

University of Texas System. Software and database license agreement checklist. March 1997.
http://www.utsystem.edu/ogc/intellectualproperty/dbckfrm1.htm

SPECIAL TOPICS

Legislative Issues (General)

American Library Association. ALA Washington Office Newsline.
http://www.ala.org/washoff/alawon/

Copyright

Lutzger, Arnold P. "In the Curl of the Wave: What the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and Term Extension Act Mean for the Library and Education Community," ARL Bimonthly Report, 203, April, 1999.
http://www.arl.org/newsltr/203/curl.html

National Research Council. The Digital Dilemma: Intellectual Property in the Information Age. National Academy Press, 2000.
http://books.nap.edu/catalog/9601.html

Database Protection

Database Data [web site].
http://www.databasedata.org/
http://web.archive.org/web/20030415161313/http://www.databasedata.org/index.html

National Research Council. A Question of balance: Private Rights and the Public Interest in Scientific and Technical Databases. National Academy Press, 1999.
http://books.nap.edu/catalog/9692.html

Rosenberg, Scott. "Who owns the New York Times Bestseller List?" Salon.com, June 23, 1999.
http://www.salon.com/tech/col/rose/1999/06/23/times_bestsellers/index.html

Distance Education

Association of Research Libraries. "Distance Education & the Copyright Law," ARL Bimonthly Report, 204, June, 1999.
http://www.arl.org/newsltr/204/distcopy.html

U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright Office Study on Distance Education. May 1999.
http://www.loc.gov/copyright/disted

Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act (UCITA)

4CITE: For a Competitive Information and Technology Economy [Web site]
http://www.4cite.org/
http://www.ucita.com/

American Library Association. "UCITA 101: What You Should Know About the Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act," April, 2000.
http://www.ala.org/ala/washoff/WOissues/copyrightb/ucita/ucita101.htm

Association of Research Libraries. Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act (UCITA) [Web site]
http://www.arl.org/info/frn/copy/ucitapg.html

Kunze, Carol A. UCITA Online [Web site]
http://www.ucitaonline.com/
http://web.archive.org/web/20031226172203/http://ucitaonline.com/

National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws. Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act. [text of proposed model legislation]. July 1999.
http://www.law.upenn.edu/bll/ulc/ulc.htm#ucita

Samuelson, Pamela. "Does Information Really Want to Be Licensed?" JEP: the Journal of Electronic Publishing, vol. 4, Issue 3, March 1999.
http://www.press.umich.edu/jep/04-03/samuelson.html

Litigation

Jurisline.com v. Reed-Elsevier

Valente, Daniel R., "Jurisline.com Decision Reached, But Questions Remain," Information Today, June 26, 2000 {Web site]
http://www.infotoday.com/newsbreaks/nb000626-1.htm

"Jurisline.com, LLC, Reed Elsevier, Inc., and Matthew Bender & Company, Inc.," TR's Legal Research Links. [Web site]
http://showcase.netins.net/web/trhalvorson/law/jurisline.shtml

Napster

Borland, John, "Napster: Downloading music for free is legal," CNET News.com, July 3, 2000.
http://news.cnet.com/news/0-1005-200-2198482.html?tag=st.ne.ron.lthd.ni

Ryan v. CARL

Quint, Barbara, "Authors' Copyright Claims Upheld by Court: Ryan v. CARL Corporation," Information Today, [August 1999] [Web site]
http://www.infotoday.com/newsbreaks/nb1026-3.htm

Tasini v. New York Times

National Writers Union. Tasini et al v The New York Times et al. [Web site]
http://www.nwu.org/tvt/tvthome.htm

"Court: Freelancers deserve pay for electronic reproductions," CNET News.com, September 29, 1999.
http://news.cnet.com/news//0-1005-200-266459.html?tag=st.cn.sr.ne.1
http://web.archive.org/web/20000118145438/news.cnet.com/news/0-1005-200-266459.html

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