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Copyright & Licensing Legal Information


  • LibLicense - Yale University's librarian resource for licensing digital information. Model agreements and sample vendor agreements, initiatives, vocabulary, bibliography, etc.
  • AALL Licensing Principles for Electronic Resources - Standard for libraries in reviewing licensing agreements.
  • AALL Model Law Firm Copyright Policy  – Currently under revision for electronic materials but provides model language for many firm compliance issues.
  • Copyright Clearance Center - "Go-to" site for getting permission.
  • Paul D. Callister, Digital Content Licensing, Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science 3d (2010), available at UMKC and with subscription at  –  Outlines contractual issues of licensing electronic information.
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