New EIFL Guide: Developing a Library Copyright Policy

Posted on February 21, 2012 by

Recently released. Summary via IFLA.

EIFL, Electronic information for Libraries, released a new guide “Developing a Library Copyright Policy”. This guide is intended to highlight issues when a library is considering the creation of a copyright policy, whether on its own initiative or as part of a wider institutional policy on intellectual property. It considers how to go about drafting a policy and the elements that a library copyright policy might contain.

  • What is a library copyright policy?
  • Why do libraries have one?
  • Do I need a copyright policy?
  • Creating one
  • What do other library copyright policies look like?
  • Examples of FAQs
  • How to go about drafting a library copyright policy
  • Education and promotion

Direct to Guide: Developing a Library Copyright Policy