Legal expert Lipinski offers a definitive sourcebook for information licensing in libraries, including copyright and contract matters, general contract law concepts, developments in online and information contracting; and the advantages and disadvantages of licensing. Readers will find clear guidance on deciphering the legalese in agreements, advice on negotiating or countering provisions with library-friendly alternatives, and detailed explanations of specific licenses as well as a discussion of issues regarding online and information contracting.... the standards of access to information services of similar scope operating via the World Wide Web, as such standards evolve from time to time ... In any event, monetary liability is limited to the price of the annual subscription rate. ... Apparently, when it wants to, the licensor can turn a task around within one business week.
|Title||:||The Librarian's Legal Companion for Licensing Information Resources and Services|
|Author||:||Tomas A. Lipinski|
|Publisher||:||American Library Association - 2013|