The Ownership Delusion: When Law Libraries 'Buy' Electronic Documents, are They Getting More, or Simply Paying More?

AALL Spectrum, Vol. 12, Feburary 2008

6 Pages Posted: 10 Oct 2010

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Simon Canick

University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law

Date Written: February 2008

Abstract

This article explores the issues surrounding electronic document ownership in academic libraries. It discusses the guidelines of AALL with regard to licensing electronic materials, and how it measures up to what vendors are willing to offer. The author takes a critical stance on who benefits from the electronic document ownership agreements.

Keywords: LOCKSS, digital librarianship

Suggested Citation

Canick, Simon, The Ownership Delusion: When Law Libraries 'Buy' Electronic Documents, are They Getting More, or Simply Paying More? (February 2008). AALL Spectrum, Vol. 12, Feburary 2008. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1673518

Simon Canick (Contact Author)

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