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
Date Written: February 2008
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
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